Touting her book, ‘Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies’, author and storyteller Mary Hamilton will be on hand this Saturday, December 8th, at The Summit Barnes & Noble. Join her at noon for a signing and a spooky reading – just to further the Holiday spirit, of course.
Keith Erekson, the author of ‘Everybody’s History: Indiana’s Lincoln and the Quest to Reclaim a President’s Past’, will present on the little known early years of our country’s greatest president. Rediscover Lincoln with The Filson Historical Society at the Jeffersonville Carnegie Library tomorrow, Thursday, November 29th, at noon.
The red ribbon was savagely cut last evening (seriously, kids, I’m totally judging you if you hit stores yesterday at all for anything other than extra cranberry sauce), and the Holiday shopping season is open. Give locally, give literary with the Carmichael’s Bookstore 2012 Holiday Catalogue.
The retired Alaskan travel guide will sign the new book cataloging his adventures in the Alaskan wilderness. Along with his friend – and sometimes travel companion – Denny Drum, M. Scotty Lamkin will be at The Summit location of Barnes & Noble tonight, Monday, November 19th at 2pm.
There are those among us who simply Do It All. Local literary jack-of-all-trades George Ella Lyon will hit up Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, November 18th at 4pm for a book signing and reading.
It’s about time to wave the white flag isn’t folks? It that just me maybe? It’s just me. Oh well! Join local poet Ellen Birkett Morris as she signs her latest collection, ‘Surrender’, at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow night, Friday, November 16th, at 7pm.
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.