The Bard’s Town is full of bards again tonight, folks! Kick off National Poetry Night with poets Mitchell L.H. Douglas and Marcus Wicker for the April installment of the InKY Reading Series tonight, Friday, April, 12th, at 7pm.
As part of the Naamani Memorial Lecture Series, University of Louisville history scholar, Lee Shai Weissbach will present on Jewish cultures in small-town America tomorrow, Tuesday, April 9th, at 7:30pm
Food. People blogging about food. These are both things. With the release of the new book, ‘The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook’, the founder of the popular food blog of the same name, Deb Perelman, will present tonight at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.
I think I’m already a fan of what’s happening here. I have not read this book, but I appreciate anything that is described as “a poignant and hysterical look at the dark, disturbing, yet wonderful moments of our lives”. Join Jenny Lawson tonight at the Summit area Barnes & Noble for a signing of her new memoir ‘Let’s Pretend This Never Happened’ at 7pm.
Spring is going to happen. Like – almost tomorrow (Wednesday, actually). Rediscover the outside world and traipse the trails with the nature nuts and writers, Sean Patrick Hill and Valerie Askren today, Monday, March 18th, at 7pm.
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.