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.
Man, we haven’t worn those poetry pants in, like, forever! The final installment of Sarabande Books’ 21c Reading Series signs off tonight, Monday, October 29th, with poets Justin Torres and Daniel Khalastchi. Drop by at 7:30pm this eve.
Nothing like a supervolcano to brighten up a rainy day! Trek it out to Carmichael’s tonight, kids, and join author Mike Mullin as he presents his new book in the ‘Ashfall’ series, ‘Ashen Winter’ at 7pm.
You may only have a hot minute to skee-daddle over the bridge to get your gargoyle on, but how else are you gonna spend an October evening with a sidewalk full of leaves? Join local author Daniel Meyer for a presentation of his book, ‘Gargoyles and Grotesques of the Ohio River Valley’, at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library tonight, October 25th, at 6pm.
David Bell will read and sign his new novel, "The Hiding Place", this Saturday at the Frankfort location of Carmichaels.
The voice behind more than 20 books, Mexican author Alberto Ruy-Sanchez will speak on Arabian influences in Mexican culture this Wednesday, October 24th, at the University of Louisville at 4:30pm.
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.