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“Rumors” Reveals Real Talents

June 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany can lay claim to true community theatre once again if Friday’s performance at the newly repurposed TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana building on East Main Street is any indicator. An appealing cast of nine, under the direction of Chris Bundy, delighted a [...]

British Author Joins Us Tuesday Evening

April 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

Andrea Gilbey, author of Bottletops for Battleships: Sylvie’s War, will grace us with a visit to the store on Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. Gilbey, from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, just north of London, will discuss the stories behind the book during this special [...]

TV Show Previews Gibson Book Talk

March 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Kevin Gibson joined Rachel Platt and Terry Meiners on WHAS-TV’s Good Day Live to talk about his new book, 100 Things to Do in Louisville Before You Die. WATCH HERE Gibson will discuss the book and sign copies at Destinations Booksellers on Thursday, March 10, at 7 [...]

Thomas Frank Back With Answers

March 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Thomas Frank, the esteemed author of What’s the Matter With Kansas, casts a practiced eye on the dysfunctions of the political left in his latest book, Listen, Liberal: What Ever Happened to the Party of the People, from Metropolitan Books. It’s a little trite [...]

“Forked” Examines Plight of Restaurant Workers

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Downtown New Albany may have one of the highest concentrations of dining establishments anywhere and there’s no sign of the growth tapering off. Yet, if local news reports can be believed, it’s becoming harder and harder to find workers willing to take jobs in [...]

Fifth Gospel Debuts at #3 on Indie Bestseller List

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

One of my favorite books from 2015 has now released in a premium mass-market paperback edition ($9.99). It’s The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell. I’m happy to report that it earned the No. 3 spot on the Indie Bestseller List released today, trailing only novels by [...]

Streetfight Offers Vision to Reshape Cities

March 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Called “an urban epic” by one reviewer, Street Fight: A Handbook for an Urban Revolution reads like a road map for enlightened change agents who contend that changes in streets can be quick and cheap. Janette Sadik-Khan is one of the world’s foremost [...]