Q&A with UNC graduate, author Renée Ahdieh

Q&A with UNC graduate, author Renée Ahdieh

Renée Ahdieh is a UNC graduate and the author of "The Wrath and the Dawn," a New York Times Bestseller. Her sequel, "The Rose & The Dagger" comes out May 3. Staff writer Emily Perry spoke with Ahdieh via email about her first book, her success and her time at Chapel Hill.

 

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How are you celebrating National Beer Day?

Today is National Beer Day, but most people didn’t even know this wonderful day existed. Among those in the dark are Chapel Hill favorites, like Top of the Hill, He’s Not Here, Carolina Brewery and Linda’s. Most bars around town say they have no events or drink specials planned because they didn’t know about National Beer Day.

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On third chances, ripped shirts and getting older: The Wonder Years and letlive. rock Cat’s Cradle

Despite the fact that Atlanta’s Microwave has graced my Spotify on no more than two occasions, I found their setlist familiar when they opened at Cat’s Cradle on Wednesday night. I nodded my head, hummed choruses and melodies, and felt a rush when the band started into one of my favorites (“Something Right”) from their most recent release, “Stovall.”

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