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’.
Re-telling the haunting true story of her great-grandfather’s life in slavery, author Judith C. Owens-Lalude brings her novel, ‘The Long Walk: From Slavery to Freedom’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, October 21st at 4pm.
You may think donuts pair best with coffee, but I would challenge you to think even sweeter. Join poets Lynnell Edwards and Sean Patrick Hill for a deliciously free reading at Java Brewing Company tonight at 7:30pm.
The best-selling author of ‘Matterhorn’, Karl Marlantes now brings his latest release exploring the world of combat to Carmichael’s Bookstore. Join him tomorrow night, Friday October 19th, for a presentation of ‘What It is Like to Go to War’ starting at 7pm.
Join state historian, James Klotter, as he speaks on the history of central Kentucky, and presents the rich culture of the region with his new book, ‘Bluegrass Renaissance’. Catch him this Thursday, October 18th, at 6pm at The Filson Historical Society.
Poetry doesn’t always need to be airy-fairy (and if you read any at all, you’ll know it usually isn’t in real life). National Poetry Slam champion, Anis Mojgani will bring his flow of words center stage as part of UofL’s Axton Reading Series, featured as a keynote speaker tomorrow, Saturday, October 13th, at this Writer’s Block Festival.
It’s a busy, buzzing literary weekend, friends! Eat your Wheaties and join Georgia Green Stamper at Jefferson Community and Technical College as she delivers the keynote address for tomorrow’s Writer’s Day Conference.
The time to collect candy is closing in – embrace a little of the dark side a little early as master storyteller and author, Thomas Freese, brings his latest book, ‘Shaker Spirits, Shaker Ghosts’, to children’s storytime at A Reader’s Corner this Saturday, October 13th, at 11am.
Bundle up, kids – it’s time to head out! The kick off to this year’s Writer’s Block Festival is at hand; stir up the pot as the InKY Reading Series launches the literary weekend with writers Maurice Manning and Crystal Wilkinson at The Bard’s Town.
Cooler weather calls for rich words. Drop by Carmichael’s Bookstore tonight, Wednesday, October 10th, as local poets Maureen Morehead and Sue Terry Driskell present their newest literary releases at 7pm.
The senior editor of ‘The Atlantic’ explores the new sexual dynamic between men and women. Join Hanna Rosin as she presents her new book, ‘The End of Men’ at the Louisville Free Public Library tomorrow, October 4th, at 7pm.
U of L professor and author Michael Williams will be offering a Q & A session in addition to reading and signing his latest book "Vine: An Urban Legend", which is described as greek tragedy meets urban legend. Although paper tragedie masks are provided to the first 75 to arrive, people are encouraged to bring their own toga.