‘Excess Baggage’ with Sandi Toksvig
Have you ever wanted to slap Rick Steves upside the head? If you don’t know who Rick Steves is, or have him confused with Steve Jobs, then this column may not be for you.
Christopher Boucher reading/signing
Being a single parent is hard enough without having to deal with leaking oil, flat tires and faulty transmissions.
‘The Guardian Short Story & Books Podcasts’
Having recently returned from the United Kingdom, I can verify that Rupert Murdoch has indeed buggered the world worse than any rioters could dream of doing.
By Josh Ritter. Dial Press; 208 pgs., $22.
'Siberian Education: Growing Up in a Criminal Underworld'
Siberian Education: Growing Up in a Criminal Underworld
By Nicolai Lilin. WW Norton & Co.; 447 pgs., $24.95.
Country singer’s novel tackles big issues
‘I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive’
By Steve Earle. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 256 pgs., $26.
2011 Derby City Comic Con takes over convention center
Comic books aren’t just for kids or nerds anymore. In 2010, an estimated $418 million was spent on the sale of comic books and graphic novels in North America.
Featuring Kevin Gibson and Will Lavender
There’s a pair of readings coming up this week where proven local talents show off what’s new — and you might get a shiver or two.
Bob Mould’s autobiography — warts and all
See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody
By Bob Mould with Michael Azerrad. Little, Brown & Company; 403 pgs., $24.99.
‘The Book Show’ with Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Every time I hear Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina announce her name, I think of Bosnia-Herzegovina.