Young author’s debut brings western Kentucky to life
The Name of the Nearest River
While there’s no white whale in “Blueberry Mary,” the similarities — including pure literary genius — between this book and Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick&rd
Patrick Wensink, an author who recently moved here from Portland, Ore., spent his childhood in rural Ohio mostly alone entertaining himself with his strange thoughts.
Keven McQueen examines Louisville tornado of 1890
Saturday of this week will be the anniversary of Louisville’s most violent natural disaster. On March 27, 1890, one of many tornados spat out by the 25th-deadliest storm in U.S.
This time it’s with Dickens
The Last Dickens
Divinity Rose adds author to her list of many talents
It’s not easy to pin down Divinity Rose.
By George Carlin, Tony Hendra. Free Press; 294 pgs., $26.99.
Featuring extended interview
“We must see all scars as beauty. Okay? This will be our secret. Because take it from me, a scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived.”
Baby, Let’s Play House
By Alanna Nash. It Books; 702 pgs., $27.99. Release date: Jan. 5, 2010
'Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction'
I’m always filled with a slight sense of nervousness when picking up a posthumous collection of unpublished fiction by a well-respected author.