May 1, 2012 - 4:09pm
You may have seen Manhattan socialite Tinsley Mortimer in the pages of fashion magazines or on the red carpet, but this Friday, this Southerner-New Yorker hybrid and glamorous icon will take up the role of debut novelist to promote her very first work of fiction at the Galt House Hotel.
To those familiar with the arc of Tinsley Mortimer's life, the plot of her debut novel, Southern Charm, may sound a little familiar: the heroine, Minty Davenport, is a frilly Southern belle who moves from her small hometown in South Carolina to the Big Apple in search of glamor and glitz, only...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
The Olmsted Parks Conservancy hosted an evening of good wine, treats and conversation with Justin Martin, author of Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted.
It was a perfect evening for a leisurely walk. Hosted a mere stone’s throw away from our humble abode in Old Louisville, The Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Meet Justin Martin event provided an excellent opportunity for my handsome date and myself to enjoy a stroll through the...
July 5, 2011 - 5:06pm
I had the opportunity to interview decorating guru Meghan Carter prior to her book signing and "Choosing Your Perfect Color" session tomorrow night at the Barnes & Noble at The Summit.
I rang Meghan on a Tuesday afternoon armed with an arsenal of decorating questions and color-pattern quandaries, excited to finally talk to the girl who has posted over 100 helpful how-to videos on her “Ask the Decorator” YouTube channel.Considering her vast array of accomplishments -...
May 16, 2011 - 3:15pm
UofL hosts Kentucky Women's Book Festival this weekend
Want a chance to hear from nationally acclaimed authors with Kentucky ties and learn the nuts and bolts of writing and publishing—for free? This coming Saturday, May 21, the Kentucky Women’s Book Festival will give you the opportunity.
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Lunchtime lecture, book signing at UofL Library this Wednesday
Enjoy Three Cups of Tea (factual accuracy aside)? Former Marine Capt. Rye Barcott, author of a new book about co-founding a Kenyan slum relief effort (really) and how it affected his military service, will talk about his work and memoir during a free, public lecture this coming Wednesday, April 27...