Misha Feigin releases a new book of poetry
Can you walk in my skin?
How simple a simple meaning
Can be when what you think
You are is trapped in the solitary
By Irvine Welsh. W.W. Norton; 544 pgs., $25.
Riveting reads for the winter
While plenty of new books by old pros have flooded the market this fall, we’re not going to spend time here on writers who now seem to be pretty much phoning it in.
A roundup of Kentucky authors
I was in the Infield at Churchill Downs on May 4, 1968, when Dancer’s Image won the Kentucky Derby. Picked him, bet him, and cashed for $92 on a $20 bet.
‘We Got Power!: Hardcore Punk Scenes from 1980s Southern California’
‘A Woman Like Me’
By Bettye LaVette with David Ritz. Blue Rider Press; 272 pgs., $27.
'The Leight House: The Home and Collections of Leonard and Adele Leight'
‘The Leight House: The Home and Collections of Leonard and Adele Leight’
Jason Howard has been a big music fan since childhood.
To many who came up in the ’80s punk scene or ’90s alt-rock explosion, Mike Watt remains a folk hero.
Sometimes it takes two (authors)
The opportunity to simultaneously dive into both history and mystery draws in many a reader.