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.




Thursday, April 17, 7:00 p.m.: Journalist and author Matt Taibbi will discuss his latest book, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, at Louisville Free Public Library’s Main Branch (301 York Street). There are no more tickets available for this free event, but limited standby seating may be available prior to the start of the program.


Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.: Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari will discuss and sign his new book, Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out, at The Clifton Center (2117 Payne Street).The evening will also include an on-stage interview between Coach Calipari and Kentucky Sports Radio's Matt Jones. Tickets ($30.00) are required. Purchase tickets online or at Carmichael’s.  


Friday, April 25, 7:00 p.m.: Debut novelist Jacinda Townsend will read and sign her new book, Saint Monkey, at Carmichael’s (2720 Frankfort Ave.). Learn more online or call (502) 896-6950.


Sunday, April 27, 7:00 p.m.: Ryan Nicodemus and Joshua Fields Millburn (aka The Minimalists) discuss their newest book Everything That Remains at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. They are the bestselling authors of five books and have spoken at Harvard Business School, SXSW, World Domination Summit, TEDx, among others. Learn more online or by calling 896-6950.




Saturday, May 17, 4:00 p.m.: Dr. Michael Saag for a discusses his new book Positive : One Doctor's Personal Encounters with Death, Life, and the U.S. Health System at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 896-6950.




Sunday, June 1, 4:00 p.m.: Author, activist, and scholar Benjamin Ross will be at Carmichael’s (2720 Frankfort Ave.) for a discussion of his new book Dead End : Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism. Learn more online or call (502) 896-6950. 


Friday, June 6, 7:00 p.m.: Writer, painter, photographer, and comics artist Danica Novgorodoff reads from her new graphic novel The Undertaking of Lily Chen at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 896-6950.



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


Last Updated: 4/15/14