Forget cowboys – find out how the west was won for real. Join historian Earl J. Hess tonight, Thursday, February 21st, at 6pm as he discusses the logistics of the Civil War’s Western theater at The Filson Historical Society.
A Louisvillian and witness to the devastating 2010 earthquake, award-winning journalist Jonathan Katz relays the aftermath in his new book, The Big Truck That Went By. Join him tomorrow, Thursday, February 21st for a special reading and signing at Carmichael’s.
Writing is difficult. I’m sweating right now. Curious to know how the famous novel came to be? Join Dr. Glynis Ridley and the Jane Austen Society this Sunday, February 17th at 2pm at Locust Grove and hear the story.
Aspiring poets pursuing the timeless art of stanza craft at Spalding’s MFA program will join the fine folks at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore this Saturday, February 16th, at 4pm for a special reading of their work.
A Louisville native, writer Sarah Garland brings her new book, ‘Divided We Fail’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signing that faces the end of desegregation. Join her Friday, February 15th, at 7pm.
Who loves love more than little ones? Drop by A Reader’s Corner Bookstore tomorrow, Saturday, February 9th, at 11am for a puppet show, treats and stories.
You won’t need hiking boots in the suburbs, but an adventurous spirit doesn’t hurt. Join Sean Patrick Hill at The Summit area Barnes & Noble for a signing of his book, ‘Hiking Kentucky’s Red River Gorge’ tomorrow, February 9th, at noon.
Days are longer, horizons further and the University of Louisville English department starts it spring Axton Reading Series tonight, Thursday, February 7th, with author Hannah Tinti at 7:30pm.
We may be frozen in body but not in soul. Heat up your inner hearths tonight at Carmichael’s Bookstore as author Alison Atlee brings the historical story, ‘The Typewriter Girl’, to readers at 7pm.
Recently featured on the front page of the New York Times book review, Fred Kaplan will bring his new book, ‘The Insurgents’, to the Louisville Library tonight, January 31st, at 7pm.
Fresh starts don’t always come with confetti, but television host Leeza Gibbons has some thoughts on making happiness flourish whenever life resets. Join her at the Summit area Barnes & Noble tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30th, at 7pm.
Clearing the name of a dog with a long-standing bad rap, author and pit bull advocate Ken Foster sets the record straight this Sunday, January 27th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore with his new book, ‘I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beloved (and Misunderstood) Pet’.