August 21, 2014 - 8:22am
The local bookstore, Carmichael’s, is playing host to a plethora of programs and events over the next month.
December 11, 2012 - 3:03pm
Aravind Adiga’s book, ‘The White Tiger’ takes center stage at this month’s meeting of The Mayor’s Book Club at the Louisville Free Public Library. Get your lunch and get your read on at the Main branch, this Wednesday, December 12th at noon.
“Rare” is word that I like to use. When I should see fit. But I apply it sparingly, thoughtfully, with a delicate hand – rarely. It’s a spiky thing to put in a sentence – “rare” – prickly, maybe a little painfully hot in some places...
August 10, 2012 - 11:03am
Louisville’s favorite book sellers will shatter those book club blues (because who doesn’t have ‘em?). Join Carmichael’s and their very merry staff this Monday, August 13th at 7pm for ideas, discussion and, oh yeah, wine.
You will not be required to wear khaki. There will be no Bundt cakes. And I can almost guarantee a complete lack of John Grisham. We all know that book club is something your mom did on Tuesday nights back in the ol’ burbs. Let’s ponder this wholesome stereotype...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
The Mayor’s Book Club turns to the arid and unforgiving landscape of the American desert as the poignant true story behind ‘The Devil’s Highway’ is discussed for April’s meeting, this upcoming Wednesday, the 18th at noon.
The Mexican/American border is a line that continues to haunt the minds and opinions of both nations like a shimmering heat mirage. A line both thin and utterly heavy in its ability to cause controversy, violence and heated-debate, that invisible and electric demarcation in the desert...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
…ok, maybe just in their imaginations, but there’s no shame in that. Join the group at the Library’s Main branch this Wednesday, March 21st at noon to discuss the Parisian-based novel chosen for this month’s meeting, ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’.
The political climate is heating up. As the clusterf*ck of great, red elephants clash tusks and trumpet about in preparation for the looming Presidential election, it is hard not to notice that slow, creeping bite that worms its way into otherwise benign conversation. We choose our...