Because there are other royals worth watching besides the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Brush up on your Russian history and uncover the captivating story of Catherine the Great as Robert Massie presents ‘Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman’ at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch next Thursday, September 27th, at 7pm.
Louisville is never lacking in the poetry department. Kick off the first official day of Autumn with some poetic license at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore this Saturday, September 22nd, at 5:30pm.
Because what teenager isn’t obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe? Catch the next installment in Kelly Creagh’s popular young-adult trilogy tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore at 7pm.
Sweater weather is around the corner, and the summer hiatus is over. Don your best boots, embrace a longer night sky and head out to The Bard’s Town this evening, Friday, September 14th, as Louisville Literary Arts launches its fall season of the InKY Reading Series with writers Kirby Gann and Dan Rosenberg, as well as the Savage Rose Theatre Company.
Sporting a new book, Stuart Sanders will spotlight the battle of Perryville, Kentucky at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11th. Catch a presentation of ‘Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky’s Largest Civil War Battle’ at noon.
Local writer, Dianne Aprile, presents the new look book, ‘A Landscape and Its Legacy: The Parklands of Floyd’s Fork’ celebrating Louisville’s greenest and greatest natural city spaces. Catch her at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Saturday, September 1st, at 4pm.
Hey, you know what I’ll be doing on Labor Day?? That’s right, no rest for the wear, folks. Whether you’ve bbq plans or not, stop by Carmichael’s Bookstore, tomorrow, August 31st, at 7pm as a merry band of essayists present the collection All the Livelong Day: Motif Anthologies, Volume 3.
Signing her new book tonight, ‘Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life’, former reporter, Katya Cengel hits up Carmichael’s Bookstore for a sporting good time. See her tonight, Wednesday, August 29th, at 7pm.
Oh man! Has it really been a whole month since we’ve talked about poetry pants? Zip those suckers up and let’s ride! Tonight, Monday, August 27th, Sarabande Books will host poets Mark Yakich and Andrea Cohen as part of this month’s 21c Reading Series.
The former Louisvillian and smarty-pants historian, Steve Kemper, retells the epic expedition of Heinrich Barth through uncharted African landscape with his new book ‘A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles in Islamic Africa’. Join him this Sunday, August 19th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore at 4pm.
Got the deep fried blues? Skip the State Fair this Sunday and settle in for a look at the history behind one of Louisville’s hippest neighborhoods. John Findling will bring his book ‘Louisville’s Crescent Hill’ to the Peterson Dumesnil House this Sunday at 2pm.
Louisville’s favorite book sellers will shatter those book club blues (because who doesn’t have ‘em?). Join Carmichael’s and their very merry staff this Monday, August 13th at 7pm for ideas, discussion and, oh yeah, wine.