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    Stuart Sanders brings the Civil War battlefield to light at The Filson

    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.

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    Discuss climate change with Dr. Keith Mountain as part of Library’s ‘What’s Next

    Feeling the call of your inner soothsayer? Get a heads up on the near future with the new Louisville Library series ‘What’s Next’. Join University of Louisville professor Dr. Keith Mountain for a look at the landscape of climate change this Thursday, September 6th, at 7pm at the Library’s Main branch.

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    Wooded Words: 21st Century Parks brings a new landscape to Carmichael’s

    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.

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    Work Writing: Carmichael’s presents work-themed anthology for Labor Day

    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.

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    Former ‘Courier Journal’ reporter, Katya Cengel, mixes books and baseball at Car

    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.

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    Sarabande Books brings poets Mark Yakich and Andrea Cohen to 21c tonight

    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.

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    Folk Hero: Loudon Wainwright III brings music to the Louisville Library

    Ok, so perhaps the “books” might be a mere backdrop to the music here, but who doesn’t love a mash-up between art forms? Loudon Wainwright III plays Sunday, August 26th, at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.

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    Out of Africa: Journey into the wilds of Timbuktu with Historian Steve Kemper at

    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.

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    John Findling captures a photographic history of Crescent Hill with his new book

    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.