Gorge yourself on literature this weekend as Locust Grove dishes out used books for sweet prices at their Spring Book Sale. Friday through Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. I’ll be there with bells on. Literally, bells, if I can manage it. Because bells are just great.
I’m really glad I’m writing about lightbulbs today. I’m also really glad human beings are going to talk about lighbulbs tonight. Author and historian Ernest Freeberg will present the glowing story of the modern age tonight at The Filson Historical Society with his new book, ‘The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America’. Rediscover the lightbulb starting at 6pm.
You can download over a dozen free E-books from Blackwyrm Publishing until midnight (links for download included).
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.