December 31, 2011 - 2:56pm
I read. A lot. And you should too! Make it your New Year’s Resolution to expand your literary horizons with these top 5 picks from my own personal reading list.
At the beginning of this quickly dwindling year, I proudly set myself some lofty literary goals: read at least 50 books and read all of Salman Rushdie. I will hold my head high and admit that I accomplished neither. Shame (also the name of a Rushdie novel I failed to read this year)....
December 27, 2011 - 12:15pm
The Short Story gets a raw and fearless revamp from Horrocks’ first collection of short stories published by Louisville’s Sarabande Books
When prowling through the aisles of a bookstore, on the hunt, it is easy to become mislead. Prominent displays feature an alluring array of colorful covers and beguiling titles, innocently situated to whet your appetite and ensnare your senses. I have been caught in this marketing trap...
December 20, 2011 - 1:35pm
There’s always room for a little more Holiday spirit! Join in the discussion tomorrow, December 21st, at the Louisville Library’s Main branch as the Mayor’s Book Club revisits this seasonal classic.
Christmas is closing in; shopping lists are slowly being checked and crossed and folded away. That great Holiday finish line is waving merrily on the horizon. Have you found the time yet to don your gay apparel and be merry and bright? While we quiver with the impending bacchanal...
December 19, 2011 - 1:41pm
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 - 12:00pm
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?