June 13, 2013 - 1:50pm
Comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan will be at Carmichaels Bookstore from 7pm-8:30pm on Wednesday, June 12 to promote his new book, “Dad Is Fat”. I had the pleasure of interviewing Jim which included discussing his book, his kids, parenting, Space Jam, and he even complimented our very own Louisville Palace...
 
May 29, 2013 - 1:28pm
Novelist Jill McCorkle brings new ‘Life’ to Carmichael’s
That was a bad pun. Sorry. You should swing by Carmichael’s tonight anyway as author Jill McCorkle shares her latest release, ‘Life After Life’ for a special reading and signing starting at 7pm.
Subject: Life.  The subject here is Life.  Where could I even start?  Do we begin in the grass?  Should I get lost somewhere in the concept of “Grass”?  Ok:
May 10, 2013 - 1:03pm
Kentuckian Bobbie Smith Bryant shares recipes and family recollections at Carmic
With the release of her new cookbook, ‘Passions of the Black Patch: Cooking and Quilting in Western Kentucky’, Bobbie Smith Bryant will impart dose of good dishes with a dash of good memories. Join her tomorrow, Saturday, May 11th, at Carmichael’s at 7pm.
It was not long ago that I didn’t know where I came from. 
May 1, 2013 - 1:57pm
Carmichael’s ‘Cooks’ up a special evening tonight with Michael Pollan
With his latest book, ‘Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation’, fresh off the press, bestselling author Michael Pollan comes to the Clifton Center tonight for a special interview with Wendell Berry.
I learned last week that you cannot eat soybean pods.  Or…do not?  Should not?  I’m still not entirely clear if this is a biological or purely social f
April 24, 2013 - 3:22pm
Author Lee Sandlin explores the history behind the first storm-chasers at Carmic
‘Tis the season for skies that break open. Join author Lee Sandlin for a special reading and signing of his new book, ‘Storm Kings: The Untold Story of America’s First Tornado Chasers’ tonight at Carmichael’s Bookstore starting at 7pm.
I remember last summer a stretch of days that stretched themselves so long and so tight with hot, hot heat that they dried up, became brittle and crumbled into sand.  And Louisville became a d