January 29, 2013 - 4:48pm
Leeza Gibbons talks new beginnings with her new book at Barnes & Noble
Fresh starts don’t always come with confetti, but television host Leeza Gibbons has some thoughts on making happiness flourish whenever life resets. Join her at the Summit area Barnes & Noble tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30th, at 7pm.
Today when I woke up and looked out the window, I knew the world was changed.  I am still on the same planet and no manner of country, creed or address has altered itself.  I weigh more or less the same.  I am still recognizable.  If you knew me before today – this day...
January 24, 2013 - 2:52pm
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 21, 2013 - 11:25am
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 18, 2013 - 12:06pm
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer headlines poetry event at Carmichael’s
How long has it been since we’ve put on poetry pants? Too long? I think so. Join poet Katerina Stoykova-Klemer at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, January 20th, as she headlines a special reading and signing and shares her new collection, ‘The Porcupine of Mind’ at 4pm.
Once upon a time, I lived in a very nicely painted bubble.  Like a lot of the best bubbles on Earth, mine glistened in the light, metallic rainbows wormed on the surface and we were weightless together.  I practically had my own planet.  I was in love with my bubble.  The...
January 17, 2013 - 10:29am
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...