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August 11, 2015

Billy Coffey discussing and signing “The Curse of Crow Hollow” at Joseph-Beth

With the profound sense of Southern spirituality he is known for, Billy Coffey draws us into a town where good and evil and myth and reality intertwine in unexpected ways. Everyone in Crow Hollow knows of Alvaretta Graves, the old widow who lives in the mountain. Many call her a witch; others whisper she’s insane. Everyone agrees the vengeance Alvaretta …

Start: August 11, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 11, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 14, 2015

John Scalzi signs and discusses “The End Of All Things” at Joseph-Beth

Hugo-award winning author John Scalzi returns to his best-selling “Old Man’s War” universe. Humans expanded into space…only to find a universe populated with multiple alien species bent on their destruction. Thus was the Colonial Union formed, to help protect us from a hostile universe. The Colonial Union used the Earth and its excess population for colonists and soldiers. It was …

Start: August 14, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 15, 2015

Michael Crisp discusses and signs “Blue Shirts” at Joseph-Beth

Sean Everett is having a tough week. After finalizing a bitter divorce, he loses his job as a stockbroker with the financial firm he has worked for most of his life. Broke and desperate, Sean finds himself fearing for his future – that is until an old high school friend of his comes back into his life, and makes him …

Start: August 15, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 15, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 18, 2015

Authors Richard Kadrey/Chuck Wendig/ David Wellington at Joseph-Beth

Richard Kadrey signing “Killing Pretty”: James Stark, aka Sandman Slim, has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, in this high octane 7th installment of the Sandman Slim series, he’s come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death. ** Chuck Wendig signing “ZER0ES”: Combining the scientific-based, propulsive narrative style of …

Start: August 18, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 18, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 27, 2015

Kathleen Driskell reading from and signing “Next Door to the Dead: Poems” at Joseph Beth

When Kathleen Driskell says that she’s gone to visit the neighbors, she means something different than most. The noted poet lives in an old country church just outside Louisville. Next door is an old graveyard that she was told had fallen out of use. In this marvelous new collection, this turns out not to be the case as the poet’s …

Start: August 27, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 27, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

September 3, 2015

Kim Harrison signs and discusses “The Drafter: Peri Reed Chronicles” at Joseph-Beth

The Bourne Identity” meets “Minority Report” in this first highly anticipated installment in Harrison’s sexy new suspense trilogy, featuring a brilliant special task agent at the top of her field and set in a futuristic Detroit. Tickets to meet the author FREE with purchase of ‘The Drafter’. Gives Back members are eligible for a limited number of VIP tickets. www.josephbeth.com

Start: September 3, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 3, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

April 22, 2016

Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad: “Gut Churn” at EKU Center for The Arts

Jad Abumrad, host of WNYC’s Radiolab, knows something about creative struggle. Through this IdeaFestival keynote speaking event, Abumrad discusses what he calls “Gut Churn,” the radical uncertainty that he feels exists at the very core of creative process. Using examples from Radiolab’s own evolution, he shares the benefits of negative feedback and how we can look out for “pointing arrows” …

Start: April 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 22, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $38
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