December 19, 2011 - 12:41pm
The times they are a changin’. Like it or not, the popularity of eReaders is growing amongst our fellow citizens; now, the Library jumps on the bandwagon with free eBooks newly available for members
I hate eBooks. And eReaders. And all their moms. Punks. If you ask me – and you should – Kindles and Nooks and ipads are everything that is wrong with America, singlehandedly and singlemindedly replacing the heart in our lives with the sleek and slender sex...
December 15, 2011 - 11:00am
Both a founder and Editor-in-Chief of Louisville’s own Sarabande Books, Poet Sarah Gorham sits down to talk books, words and the secrets of independent publishing.
A trip to The Bookstore can sometimes be a daunting endeavor in that ever-elusive quest for the right read. Bibliophages thirsty for their next word-fix often crumble in the face of the thousand titles vying for their attention on the shelf. Which to choose? Which venture to risk?
December 12, 2011 - 12:53pm
Members of The Filson Historical Society, rejoice! Actors Theatre performer, William McNulty, will participate in a free reception and special reading of Truman Capote’s "A Christmas Memory" starting tonight at 5pm.
Even the stodgiest of historians love Christmas! All jibes aside, now is the time of year when most amongst us don those festive frocks and flock together in merry bands of food, drink and tradition. All types of social and biological families unite for the glittering joys of the season...
December 12, 2011 - 10:58am
This is not Pottery Barn. Join Warren and Julie Payne as they present their new book, "Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery", at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow at noon.
The art of sculpting clay into usable form by hand is perhaps one of our oldest human traditions. Buried underneath the top layer of our concrete and technological modern detritus are the collected shards of our hand-formed story, hidden in the dirt. We make things well; we are a breed...
December 6, 2011 - 11:30am
Prepare to be amazed with the grandeur and the glow of our Earth at night. Douglas Keeney will present Lights of Mankind: The Earth at Night as Seen from Space at the Library's St. Matthew's branch tomorrow, December 7th, at 7pm
It has been said that the night belongs to lovers. I suppose “said” is a subtle term – wailed as a raw and sexual anthem is perhaps more appropriate. Being the diurnal creatures that we are biologically meant to be, the nighttime has forever held an intoxicating allure...