November 12, 2012 - 4:35pm
Steve Wiser presents 'Distinctive Houses of Louisville' at Carmichael's
The pyramids. The Great Wall. The Taj Mahal. Louisville homes. It's all in the same breath, folks. Join Steve Wiser tomorrow, Saturday, November 10th, at Carmichael's Bookstore as he presents his book 'Distinctive Houses of Louisville' at 4pm.
I live in a Distinctive House.  I know because I have legitmate wainscotting.  I know because my ceilings could comfortably house a bull elephant.  I know because there is a plaque bolted into the stone that says so (more or less).  And everybody else seems to know it, too - and...
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...