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...
December 6, 2012 - 1:27pm
Come to Carmichael’s during Olde Tyme Christmas for a book signing with Kentucky
Presenting his new memoir, ‘Kentucky Cured: Fifty Years in Kentucky Journalism’, the Bluegrass broadcast guru, Al Smith, will be on hand at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Saturday, December 8th, at 1pm. Join him for a special signing as part of Frankfort Avenue’s Olde Tyme Christmas celebration.
I’m going to get existential today, and there is nothing you can do about it – ponder that line for a moment – so, for those who would like to skip the Erin Day in the Erin Day Article, the following is for you:  Al Smith, a local broadcast journalist of Kentucky fame for...
November 23, 2012 - 3:07pm
Christmas starts at Carmichael’s: Buy local for your favorite bookworms with Car
The red ribbon was savagely cut last evening (seriously, kids, I’m totally judging you if you hit stores yesterday at all for anything other than extra cranberry sauce), and the Holiday shopping season is open. Give locally, give literary with the Carmichael’s Bookstore 2012 Holiday Catalogue.
What were you up to at 6am this morning, love-a-doves?  I’ll venture some deductive reasoning (whoa, nelly!) and fan out some sound options for us, here:Perhaps you were safe and snuggled in your bed-and-nest-place with a tummy still making little gurgle noises.  This is a good...