Time to revisit Tolstoy, outside the classroom
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Chuck Palahniuk. Doubleday; 192 pgs., $24.95.
Dear Sound of Footstep
By Ashley Butler. Sarabande Books; 128 pgs., $15.95.
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.