Author and historian Evan Thomas discusses his new book, ‘Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World’, as part of the Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series of The Filson Historical Society. Catch him tomorrow, Thursday, November 15th at The Temple at 6:30pm.
Now is not the time to sully the good name of vampires with glitter or teen angst. Pay your respects to the creator of the great Count Dracula. Check out the classic and other titles at the Louisville Free Public Library.
The pyramids. The Great Wall. The Taj Mahal. Louisville homes. It's all in the same breath, folks. Join Steve Wiser tomorrow, Saturday, November 10th, at Carmichael's Bookstore as he presents his book 'Distinctive Houses of Louisville' at 4pm.
Yes, my dears, it’s really, really been a month already! Bust a move down to The Bard’s Town for a cold weather dose of smooth literary jams as the InKY Reading Series presents Lynn Pruett and Ellen Birkett Morris tomorrow night, Friday, November 9th, starting at 7:30pm
Are lecture classes boring? Yeah…actually, a lot of the time they are. But! Those dull dusty words of crusty professors past? Not here, folks. Join poet and lecturer, Mary Ruefle, as she orates this coming Thursday, November 8th, as part of UofL’s Axton Reading Series at 7:30pm.
You know all those strangers you pass on the streets? They all have life stories. Did that just blow your mind? Join author Nora Rose Moosnick as she shares the lives of Arab and Jewish immigrants in Kentucky at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, November 4th, at 4pm.
Man, we haven’t worn those poetry pants in, like, forever! The final installment of Sarabande Books’ 21c Reading Series signs off tonight, Monday, October 29th, with poets Justin Torres and Daniel Khalastchi. Drop by at 7:30pm this eve.
Nothing like a supervolcano to brighten up a rainy day! Trek it out to Carmichael’s tonight, kids, and join author Mike Mullin as he presents his new book in the ‘Ashfall’ series, ‘Ashen Winter’ at 7pm.
You may only have a hot minute to skee-daddle over the bridge to get your gargoyle on, but how else are you gonna spend an October evening with a sidewalk full of leaves? Join local author Daniel Meyer for a presentation of his book, ‘Gargoyles and Grotesques of the Ohio River Valley’, at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library tonight, October 25th, at 6pm.
David Bell will read and sign his new novel, "The Hiding Place", this Saturday at the Frankfort location of Carmichaels.
The voice behind more than 20 books, Mexican author Alberto Ruy-Sanchez will speak on Arabian influences in Mexican culture this Wednesday, October 24th, at the University of Louisville at 4:30pm.
Art is subjective, yes, but some eyes see better than others. Join writer and social critic, Camille Paglia, at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch this Monday, October 22nd, as she discusses themes in Western art with her new book ‘Glittering Images’.