Durham Technical Community College’s Dr. Charles Sanders President’s Lecture

Best-selling science writer Mary Roach appearing at Durham’s Carolina Theatre April 13

New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach will appear at The Carolina Theatre in Durham, Sunday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in a conversation with Frank Stasio, host of WUNC’s “The State of Things.”

Roach is the prolific and critically acclaimed author of books that tackle the taboo, including: “Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal,” “Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife,” “Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Sex and Science,” and several others.

General admission tickets are available at The Carolina Theatre box office at 309 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701. Box office hours are Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; the box office also opens one hour before showtime. Tickets are $22 when purchased at the box office, $25 when purchased by phone (919-560-3030), and $27.50 when purchased through Ticketmaster at

The lecture is also an official event of the North Carolina Science Festival, a multiday statewide celebration of science and technology presented by the Morehead Planetarium at UNC-Chapel Hill. Visit for more information.