First, a note: the above states that this book is nearly 300 pages, a fair number for an introductory piece about the impact and history Black women in show business made in the 20th century.
“In writing about rural America, we are all interested in something that wouldn’t come out of Brooklyn writers—a class-conscious sort of narrative.” Charles Dodd White is lo
Carmichael’s spins it off for kid lit
It’s a normal, albeit stormy Saturday night. Bardstown Road is busy as usual — people are milling about and cars line both sides of the street.
Novel with Louisville ties quickly explores getting rich
One of LEO’s early contributors has delivered a debut novel that could be characterized as a modern financial thriller.
Longtime Louisvillian Karen Mann publishes her first novel
When she was a student at Indiana University in Bloomington, Karen Mann longed to be a writer.
Green Fuse Press champions for poetry
The poem is printed on a single sheet. The paper is thick and the letters are set noticeably deeper than the page’s surface.
Collection explores how Helen Matthews Lewis helped to shape Appalachian studies and social activism in the region
‘Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia’
‘The Undertaking of Lily Chen’
By Danica Novgorodoff. First Second; 432 pgs., $29.99.
‘Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World — From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief’