‘Love, Peace, and Soul: Behind the Scenes of America’s Favorite Dance Show ‘Soul Train’: Classic Moments’
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.
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
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.
Once again, Neil Gaiman strikes a chord
‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’
By Neil Gaiman. William Morrow; 192 pgs., $25.99.
It’s not every day that an octogenarian rock star comes to town, but this week’s visit from Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn is big news in certain circles.