January 31, 2013 - 11:51am
Columnist and military journalist, Fred Kaplan, comes to the Library
Recently featured on the front page of the New York Times book review, Fred Kaplan will bring his new book, ‘The Insurgents’, to the Louisville Library tonight, January 31st, at 7pm.
I like my walls.  I like putting holes in them with bits of metal.  I like making the loud noise with the hammer – like cannon fire.  I like putting pretty things on the bits of metal and feeling like other humans can know me just by glancing at a jumble of paper and plaster in...
January 24, 2013 - 3:52pm
Local author, Greenfield Jones, brings his new collection to Carmichael’s
Touting his new book, Don’t Lose This, It’s My Only Copy and Other Stories, Greenfield Jones comes to Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signing this Saturday, January 26th, at 4pm.
You should not try to say the name “Flannery O’Connor” at three in the morning.  You can try, you really can – I won’t stop you – but you and your tongue will find yourselves more than surprised by what happens to the sounds there in your mouth. That...
January 24, 2013 - 12:02pm
Animal advocate Jenny Brown brings her compassionate story to Carmichael’s
The Kentucky native and founder of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, animal advocate Jenny Brown will share her new book, ‘The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals’, at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Friday, January 25th at 7pm.
Over the summer I watched a rooster die.  He hung by his ankles in a tree with his dinosaur claws, and my ex-husband slit his throat with a knife.  The knife looked bigger in the sunlight.   And my jaw dropped open when the blood flowed out like cherry paint into the grass....
January 21, 2013 - 12:25pm
Novelist Karen Thompson Walker brings ‘The Age of Miracles’ to Carmichael’s
This is a book about our planet as the rotation slows. I’m going to have a lot to say here. Join Carmichael’s Bookstore as they host author Karen Thompson Walker this Wednesday, January 23rd, at 7pm for a reading of her book, ‘The Age of Miracles’.
Sometimes, when I’m sitting very still in the projection booth – let’s say I’m statuesque – I can feel the building breathing.  The rumble of some large truck down Main Street or an abusive wind, something strong and slicing, forces itself into the brick, the...
January 17, 2013 - 11:29am
Bestselling author, Leah Stewart, brings her latest novel to Carmichael’s
Join the fine folks at Carmichael’s Bookstore tonight, Thursday, January 17th, for a special reading and signing with author Leah Stewart honoring her new novel, ‘The History of Us’. Doors open at 7pm.
I once wrote the line “we never pass the same strangers twice on the street”.  Or something arranged like that.  It probably sounded more profound.  Especially with context.  But it happened once.  And it stuck with me through all these years and pops into my...