September 24, 2012 - 11:19am
Carmichael’s presents new book featuring the home and collection of Leonard and
Because you’re really never too old for a good picture book. Join homeowners and art collectors Leonard and Adele Leight, as well as photographer Ted Wathen and author Peter Morrin for a special signing of their new book ‘The Leight House’ at Carmichael’s Bookstore Friday, September 28th at 7pm.
A wall is an interesting concept.  It provides function, yes, obviously, but outside of its protective role as a barrier to the dangers of the world, it serves the high purpose of acting canvas.  We often bare our person in our homes, nailing sentiment and soul into plaster and drywall...
September 17, 2012 - 10:57am
Bestselling local author, Kelly Creagh, presents new ‘Nevermore’ sequel at Carmi
Because what teenager isn’t obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe? Catch the next installment in Kelly Creagh’s popular young-adult trilogy tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore at 7pm.
I, like any other self-respecting sub-adult human, enjoyed a pronounced “Poe Phase” as I came of age.  The dark and confusing subterranean world of adolescence finds a twisted and kindred soul in Edgar Allan Poe’s work – the Master of Symbolism.  How can an awkward...
September 13, 2012 - 3:38pm
Local author Beverly Detroy brings her new book, ‘Fox & Dad’, to Carmichael’s
Thinking that attorneys-at-law are all ‘Law & Order?’ Think again. Louisvillian Beverly Detroy brings the remarkable relationship between two men to life with her new book ‘Fox & Dad.’ Join her tomorrow, September 14th, at Carmichael’s at 7pm.
I am here presented with a subject that feels somewhat like home base for me.  A subject that I feel I have earned a certain amount of life expertise.  I know know this.  Therefore, it is impossible for me to write cohesively about my experiences.  Not without a substantial...
August 29, 2012 - 11:54am
Former ‘Courier Journal’ reporter, Katya Cengel, mixes books and baseball at Car
Signing her new book tonight, ‘Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life’, former reporter, Katya Cengel hits up Carmichael’s Bookstore for a sporting good time. See her tonight, Wednesday, August 29th, at 7pm.
There are some things that are just quintessentially American.  Those quaint, collective stereotypes that we like to throw around for sentimentality’s sake.  We all know they’re silly.  Apple pie, front porch swings, those weird seasonal flavors of Lays potato chips,...
August 17, 2012 - 3:39pm
Out of Africa: Journey into the wilds of Timbuktu with Historian Steve Kemper at
The former Louisvillian and smarty-pants historian, Steve Kemper, retells the epic expedition of Heinrich Barth through uncharted African landscape with his new book ‘A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles in Islamic Africa’. Join him this Sunday, August 19th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore at 4pm.
I like to consider myself in possession of an intrepid spirit.  Adventure – which can manifest in many forms – is something I have no qualms embracing.  Although outwardly I may exude a certain manner that might allude to a propensity for steering clear of wayward mud puddles...