‘Janeites’ give Deadheads a run for their money
It is a truth universally acknowledged — that a brilliant writer in possession of a large collection of critically acclaimed work must be in want of a dedicated fan base.
Brett Eugene Ralph’s poetry rebellion
An old adage warns against judging a book by its cover, but in the case of Kentuckian Brett Eugene Ralph’s debut book of poetry, “Black Sabbatical,” the cover is a direct represen
Lest you think Mitch McConnell is the least interesting person in the world, Louisville author and C-J columnist John David Dyche comes along with the first major political biography of the S
By Roy Blount Jr. Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux; 368 pgs., $25.
By Denis Johnson. FSG Books; 196 pgs., $24.99.
The Secret Homoerotic Life and Times of Jerry Falwell
‘The Fat Man Cometh: The Secret Homoerotic Life and Times of Jerry Falwell, as told to Rusty Sharpe’
Author David Sedaris tells tales of quitting smoking, traveling the world — and one about a grandma with a disturbing tattoo
David Sedaris didn’t need the patch or nicotine gum to quit smoking.
Instead, he opted for a more unconventional method — a three-month hiatus in Tokyo.
U of L prof’s new novel details love amid war
Paul Griner’s students at U of L, where he has taught for 13 years, regard him as highly as his readers do in the wider world.
Philip K. Dick gets the graphic treatment
Recent times have been good to Philip K. Dick. He has received more recognition and, somewhat as a result, been legitimized.
How to handle a pedophile
Crime by Irvine Welsh. W.W. Norton; 352 pgs., $14.95.