February 7, 2013 - 12:15pm
UofL’s Axton Reading Series kicks off tonight with author Hannah Tinti
Days are longer, horizons further and the University of Louisville English department starts it spring Axton Reading Series tonight, Thursday, February 7th, with author Hannah Tinti at 7:30pm.
If you happen to be awake when the dawn breaks, the sky looks like it is breathing.  You are motionless, perhaps, in bed.  On your back is best.  And your stillness is vertigo and hallucination to your eyes because the sky is alive and moving in its dome without restraint, turning in...
February 1, 2013 - 1:36pm
Novelist Alison Atlee weaves love and history together at Carmichael’s
We may be frozen in body but not in soul. Heat up your inner hearths tonight at Carmichael’s Bookstore as author Alison Atlee brings the historical story, ‘The Typewriter Girl’, to readers at 7pm.
I would sit in the corner with an atlas by myself.  If you were to pose me the question: “what kind of childhood games did you play?” – there, my dears, is the answer. It was the biggest atlas you’ve ever seen.  Bright electric blue cover to cover, like the...
January 31, 2013 - 10:51am
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 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 25, 2013 - 11:54am
Author Ken Foster pays tribute to the pit bull at Carmichael’s
Clearing the name of a dog with a long-standing bad rap, author and pit bull advocate Ken Foster sets the record straight this Sunday, January 27th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore with his new book, ‘I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beloved (and Misunderstood) Pet’.
I like warm bellies.  A hand placed right over the rise and fall of the belly button, the lungs right above that fill it full of breathing.  A belly feels like the most alive part of anything, and it’s comforting.  It’s my most favorite of parts.  This applies to...