September 20, 2011 - 9:30am
Meet the mother of modern erotica. Follow the sordid business of Beate Uhse in Elizabeth Heineman's, Before Porn Was Legal: The Erotica Empire of Beate Uhse. Join Heineman this Thursday, September 22nd, at Carmichael's Bookstore for a truly sexy book signing.
There is no room on my shelves for puritans (stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Arthur Miller do not count). Worldviews that stifle a woman’s concept of her own sexuality and seek to demonize what should be pleasurable, are best relegated to the tinderbox, in my opinion. But this...
September 19, 2011 - 9:30am
This Wednesday, September 21st, marks the start of The Mayor's Book Club at the Louisville Free Public Library's Main branch. Sign up and read straight from the desk of Louisville's head honcho.
Book clubs are not just for nerds. While often relegated to a class of high school kids stereotyped for pocket-protectors and awkward social skills, book clubs can be a catalyst for both good friendships and lively discussion. Analyzing literature (or popular fiction) need not be dull...
September 16, 2011 - 9:30am
Carmichael's Bookstore will host a reading and book signing with Louisville native, Sallie Bingham, honoring her forthcoming book, Mending: New and Selected Stories, this Sunday, September, 18th!
“Art has, at its core, a highly individual, stubborn regard for truth. And only a few truths are pretty. ” The idea of “Truth” is often used as a bright and shining banner in regards to morality, justice and faith. An idiom easily blended with other pillars of...
September 14, 2011 - 9:30am
Presentation students get a personal behind-the-scenes look at the "weird and wonderful road to becoming a bestselling author" from novelist Lisa Yee this Friday, September 16th
In the movies, the creative process of aspiring writers and careworn authors is often treated to the time-saving humor of a montage. Snowballs of crumpled paper pile around the corner wastebasket, comical mutterings and wild gesticulations punctuate the writer’s frustration, pens...
September 12, 2011 - 12:03pm
Visit the Science Center this week for your opportunity to catch a last glimpse of books and artifacts from C.S. Lewis' personal collection
Chances are there are very few shelves in world devoid of the land of Narnia. Perhaps one of the most popular and globally recognized imaginary kingdoms ever penned, The Chronicles of Narnia and the work of C.S.