This makes me so full of the Crazy that I can’t even speak. Wonderful. Join author Andrew Shaffer tomorrow, Saturday, March 16th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signings of his new book, ‘Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors’.
Whether mankind’s true vanishing point will be zombies, fiery space cataclysm or a good old-fashioned apocalyptic war – nothing is more thrilling than a dystopian thriller. Join author Kristen Simmons tonight, Wednesday, March 13th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore for the next installment in her teen series, ‘Breaking Point’.
Spotlighting the performance of Spoken Word art, the month’s InKY Reading Series will feature Truth B. Told, James Wallace and contributors from The Moth. Stop by The Bard’s Town tonight for true poetry performance.
This ain’t no travel brochure for the Bluegrass, son. Bestseller, Frank Bill, will bring his raw new novel, ‘Donnybrook’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore tonight, March 8th, at 7pm for a special reading and signing.
No Louisvillian should ever grow tired of a good story from Waverly Hills Sanitarium. Join author James Market at The Summit area Barnes & Noble for a special signing of his new book, ‘A White Wind Blew’, tonight, March 7th, at 6:30pm.
Tinkering, toying and maybe some puffs of smoke – author Jon Gertner brings his new book, ‘The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation’, to the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tonight, March 6th, at 7pm.
With his new book, ‘Burning the Middle Ground’, local writer and UofL professor L. Anderson Cooper will come to Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signing tonight, Friday, March 1st, at 7pm.
Gorge yourself on literature this weekend as Locust Grove dishes out used books for sweet prices at their Spring Book Sale. Friday through Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. I’ll be there with bells on. Literally, bells, if I can manage it. Because bells are just great.
I’m really glad I’m writing about lightbulbs today. I’m also really glad human beings are going to talk about lighbulbs tonight. Author and historian Ernest Freeberg will present the glowing story of the modern age tonight at The Filson Historical Society with his new book, ‘The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America’. Rediscover the lightbulb starting at 6pm.
Forget cowboys – find out how the west was won for real. Join historian Earl J. Hess tonight, Thursday, February 21st, at 6pm as he discusses the logistics of the Civil War’s Western theater at The Filson Historical Society.
A Louisvillian and witness to the devastating 2010 earthquake, award-winning journalist Jonathan Katz relays the aftermath in his new book, The Big Truck That Went By. Join him tomorrow, Thursday, February 21st for a special reading and signing at Carmichael’s.
Writing is difficult. I’m sweating right now. Curious to know how the famous novel came to be? Join Dr. Glynis Ridley and the Jane Austen Society this Sunday, February 17th at 2pm at Locust Grove and hear the story.
Aspiring poets pursuing the timeless art of stanza craft at Spalding’s MFA program will join the fine folks at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore this Saturday, February 16th, at 4pm for a special reading of their work.
A Louisville native, writer Sarah Garland brings her new book, ‘Divided We Fail’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signing that faces the end of desegregation. Join her Friday, February 15th, at 7pm.
You won’t need hiking boots in the suburbs, but an adventurous spirit doesn’t hurt. Join Sean Patrick Hill at The Summit area Barnes & Noble for a signing of his book, ‘Hiking Kentucky’s Red River Gorge’ tomorrow, February 9th, at noon.
The world is a pretty big place (so I’ve been told); maybe we should think more about it? Let’s do that one. Join economist Phil Auerswald tomorrow, Tuesday, February 5th, as he presents his book ‘The Coming Prosperity’ at the World Affairs Council Speaker Series. It’ll be global.