January 24, 2013 - 12:02pm
Animal advocate Jenny Brown brings her compassionate story to Carmichael’s
The Kentucky native and founder of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, animal advocate Jenny Brown will share her new book, ‘The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals’, at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Friday, January 25th at 7pm.
Over the summer I watched a rooster die.  He hung by his ankles in a tree with his dinosaur claws, and my ex-husband slit his throat with a knife.  The knife looked bigger in the sunlight.   And my jaw dropped open when the blood flowed out like cherry paint into the grass....
January 21, 2013 - 12:25pm
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 - 1:06pm
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 - 11:29am
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...
December 7, 2012 - 5:54pm
Authors Ryan Clark and Joe Cox embrace UK fandom at Carmichael’s
I don’t care about sports. But you might. Join authors Ryan Clark and Joe Cox at Carmichael’s Bookstore as they present their new book, ‘100 Things Wildcats Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die’ this Saturday, December 8th at 3:30pm.
This may be shocking.  It is possible that you will be utterly surprised and rendered immobile by the reveal here.  This is going to be an earthquake in your cubicle on a Friday afternoon.  It’s really going to sparkle in your memory as A Thing To Be Remembered.  My...