‘The Origins of Louisville’s Olmsted Parks & Parkways’
By Samuel W. Thomas. Holland Brown Books; 254 pgs., $50.
‘Fish Bites Cop! Stories To Bash Authorities’
By David James Keaton. Comet Press; 280 pgs., $14.95.
‘Love, Peace, and Soul: Behind the Scenes of America’s Favorite Dance Show ‘Soul Train’: Classic Moments’
More than 500 words, to contribute to “a public dialogue about belief — one essay at a time.” The “This I Believe” statement of personal values, begun on a 1950s
Controversial words on a controversial life
‘Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him’
By David Henry & Joe Henry. Algonquin Books; 400 pgs., $26.
Goliath Gladwell’s mixed messages about struggle and success
‘David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants’
By Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown; 307 pgs., $29.
‘Haunted Castles: The Complete Gothic Stories’
By Ray Russell. Penguin Classics; 272 pgs., $22.
A conversation with bourbon expert Fred Minnick, whose new book details women’s role in Kentucky’s signature spirit
Fred Minnick, clad in a blazer and signature ascot, holds up the glass of bourbon and peers through it.
Sunday’s afternoon reading/signing at Carmichael’s is certain to be more than some of the author’s most recently printed pages coming to you in the author’s voice with occas
‘The Good Lord Bird’
By James McBride. Riverhead Books; 417 pgs., $27.95.