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BOOK: When ‘the most extraordinary sideshow’ came to Louisville

Little more than a century ago, Louisville played host to one of the most extraordinary sideshows ever to tour the United States.

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BOOK: Local author looks underground in "Back Country"

Local author R. Barker Price is back with a small-scale thriller set in motion by a coal seam that may not be what it seems.

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BOOK: Louisville's historic haunts

 “Haunted Houses of Louisville,” written by Louisvillian Steve Wiser, is more historic than haunting. There’s nothing terrifying or gruesome, just a little spooky.

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COMICS: Louisville artist Jay Leisten inks Wolverine's death

How do you kill a seemingly immortal mutant with a healing factor?

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BOOK: Not just a novelty: Jones documents jug music

In late September, History Press issued “Louisville Jug Music: From Earl McDonald to the National Jubilee.” For fans of this music, this is something of a watershed moment: Despite more

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BOOK: WKU professor and author David Bell's small-town blues

 To say that author David Bell is a dedicated writer is an understatement.

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BOOK: Carl Hiaasen brings a favorite character to YA

Carl Hiaasen has several devoted audiences: readers of his Miami Herald column; the adult fans who’ve devoured three decades of satirical mystery-thrillers like “Striptease”; and

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BOOK: Study in Perfect

 Sarah Gorham’s newly released collection of creative nonfiction, “Study in Perfect,” probes domestic life — her family’s move from their old Victorian home to a

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BOOK: Sweet Boubon

Ah, the struggles of a book reviewer! The only way to verify a cookbook’s ability to convey recipe details is to try out at least one in the home kitchen.

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Women Drumers

A History from Rock and Jazz to Blues and Country

Angela Smith has ostensibly written a book about women drummers; she has actually written a short history of American rock, jazz, blues and country.