Author Events and Book Talks Around Louisville

The List is a service of the Louisville Free Public Library, spotlighting author events for our partner organizations. For more information please email us. Events are free unless otherwise noted.


   

APRIL 2015


 

Saturday, April 25, 4 p.m.: Kentucky author Kim Michele Richardson is coming to Carmichael's (2720 Frankfort Ave) for a reading and book-signing of her first novel, Liar’s Bench. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


 

Saturday, April 25, 2 p.m.: Join children’s author Skylar James for a special children’s event! Meet Skylar, hear excerpts from her book Shadow of a Doubt, enjoy themed crafts, and do a little writing of your own! She will be at the Main Library (301 York Street).


 

Monday, April 27, 6:30 p.m.: Join children’s author Skylar James for a special children’s event! Meet Skylar, hear excerpts from her book Shadow of a Doubt, enjoy themed crafts, and do a little writing of your own! She will be at the Southwest Regional Library (9725 Dixie Highway).


 

Wednesday, April 29, 7 p.m.: Novelist David Joy will read and sign his newest work, Where All Light Tends to Go, at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


   

MAY 2015


 

Monday, May 11, 7 p.m.: Join journalist Cokie Roberts at the Main Library (301 York Street) for a discussion of Capital Dames: The Civil War and Women of Washington, 1848-1868. Roberts is Contributing Senior News Analyst for NPR. This is a free event, but tickets are required - click here to reserve a spot or call (502) 574-1644.


 

Monday, May 18, 7 p.m.: Join Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times reporter David K. Shipler for a discussion of his latest book, Freedom of Speech, an examination of one of America’s most fundamental principles. This is a free event, but tickets are required - click here to reserve a spot or call (502) 574-1644.


   

JUNE 2015


 

Monday, June 15, 7 p.m.: Join bestselling author and historian H.W. Brands for a discussion of his latest book Reagan: The Life. Brands teaches history and writing at the University of Texas at Austin. This is a free event, but tickets are required – they will be available here starting on 5/1 or call (502) 574-1644.


   

JULY 2015


 

Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.: Join Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist David Hoffman for a discussion of his latest book The Billion Dollar Spy. Hoffman is a contributing editor at The Washington Post. This is a free event, but tickets are required – they will be available here starting on 6/1 or call (502) 574-1644.


 

 

For information about author appearances throughout Kentucky, visit the Kentucky Literary Newsletter.



 

Last Updated: 4/16/15