July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Carmichael’s and local poets celebrate the life, activism and writing of the lat
With the release of Marilyn Buck’s posthumously-released poetry collection, ‘Inside/Out’, Carmichael’s Bookstore and a group of local poets will gather this Thursday, June 21st at 7pm to honor the life and writing of the activist and poet.
I believe we all aspire to greatness.  Being the imaginative and, yes, self-absorbed creatures that we are, most of us play host to at least one vision of ourselves achieving a level of notoriety that sets us apart from the inevitable drudgery required by most modern circles of living. ...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Carmichael’s hosts Junie B. Jones ‘Stupid Smelly Bus Tour’ at local libraries th
The precocious 6-year-old of the famous children’s series hits the road in this national tour. Presented by Carmichael’s, Junie B.’s bus will stop at library branches in both Louisville and Jeffersonville this upcoming Monday, June 18th. “Wowie-wow-wow!”
As I’m sure you can imagine, there are quite a number of books in the Day household (films, too).  Shelf space is a precious commodity, and the ever-shifting feng shui of our (admittedly over-stuffed) four and a half bookshelves (five if you count the two-shelver in Wee Day’s room...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
“I Am Not a Crook” book: Novelist Thomas Mallon presents ‘Watergate’ at the Libr
Former ‘GQ’ editor turned novelist, Thomas Mallon brings his newest release, ‘Watergate’ to the Louisville Free Public Library this Monday, June 18th at 7pm.
We are gluttons for scandal.  While polite company dictates that we hold our tongues and shake our heads at the transgressions of those in the spotlight, there are few amongst us able to tame that primordial urge to soak up every juicy tidbit of the greatest falls from grace.  Television...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Kentucky authors and former professors, Margaret Greynolds, Gwen Curry and Macy
The literary trio will be on hand at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore this upcoming Friday, June 15th at 4pm to participate in a book discussion and signing of their co-authored release, ‘A Community of Light’.
Write what you know is one of those simple adages that finds itself touted less and less towards young and bright-eyed wordsmiths; it is an adage that perhaps seems dusty and “safe” to those zealous, energetic vanguards of the craft.  Modern writing should be unexpected, artistic,...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Elizabeth Leonard presents the story of Civil War Kentuckian Joseph Holt with ‘
Join professor and author Elizabeth Leonard as she restores this tireless Bluegrass Unionist to his rightful place in history. Stop by The Filson Historical Society at noon this Thursday, June 14th.
The Civil War is a subject often broached by the minds of both creatives and historians.  Stories of undaunted heroism gleam in gritty glory on the silver screen, fill the pages of historical fiction and create endless towers of impressive biographies, histories and scholarly examinations in...