November 2, 2012 - 1:12pm
Nora Rose Moosnick presents the personal stories of local Arab and Jewish women
You know all those strangers you pass on the streets? They all have life stories. Did that just blow your mind? Join author Nora Rose Moosnick as she shares the lives of Arab and Jewish immigrants in Kentucky at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, November 4th, at 4pm.
We are such incredibly selfish creatures.  I know because I am also one of them.  When I was very small I remember distinctly having the thought that I was only human being that had those – thoughts.  As in, all the other fleshy shapes of people were little more than husk dolls...
October 26, 2012 - 2:32pm
Author Mike Mullin presents the second installment of ‘Ashfall’ Series at Carmic
Nothing like a supervolcano to brighten up a rainy day! Trek it out to Carmichael’s tonight, kids, and join author Mike Mullin as he presents his new book in the ‘Ashfall’ series, ‘Ashen Winter’ at 7pm.
In the scheme of life, there are a great many things one must worry about.  I worry.  I worry about a great many of those great many things.  On a daily basis we humans must make sure to keep an eye out for plausible death situations: car crashes, armed robbery, falling sky debris,...
October 23, 2012 - 11:00am
Author Jason Howard explores how Kentucky culture shapes modern music at Carmich
There’s more to the music of the Bluegrass than simply strumming on the front porch. Join author Jason Howard for a reading and signing of his new book, ‘A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music’, this coming Thursday, October 25th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore.
I am a recent convert to a very certain breed of religion.  No, no – fear not, friends – there shall be no spouting of rhetoric, waggling of fingers or worship of strange inanimate objects, but, it is, perhaps, an important from of spiritual honor to my ancestors.  After a...
October 19, 2012 - 12:42pm
Author Judith C. Owens-Lalude tells the story of her great-grandfather with her
Re-telling the haunting true story of her great-grandfather’s life in slavery, author Judith C. Owens-Lalude brings her novel, ‘The Long Walk: From Slavery to Freedom’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, October 21st at 4pm.
I have a collection of pipes that sits in my kitchen windowsill.  There are six of them there, balanced on their smooth, wooden noses in a stand; another three perched for display on bookshelves.  I like these pipes very much.  The curve fits so neatly against the fingers, swaddled...
October 18, 2012 - 1:10pm
Best-selling author and Vietnam veteran, Karl Marlantes, brings his new book to
The best-selling author of ‘Matterhorn’, Karl Marlantes now brings his latest release exploring the world of combat to Carmichael’s Bookstore. Join him tomorrow night, Friday October 19th, for a presentation of ‘What It is Like to Go to War’ starting at 7pm.
War is something that needs no elaboration.  Or, at the least, very little commentary from my snarky tongue.  It’s a small word, one that rather just slides out of the mouth, very final and straightforward – like shutting a lid or closing a door.  There is nothing fussy...