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Carmichael's Community Bookclub

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us at our Frankfort Avenue store for a discussion of The Water Dancer. As always, you will receive a 20% discount when you buy the book from us!

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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590597
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Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


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Carmichael's Community Bookclub via ZOOM

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us at our Frankfort Avenue store for a discussion of Sounds Like Titanic. You will receive a 20% discount when you buy the book from us!

Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393357738
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 11th, 2020

A Finalist for the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography

"Deliciously bizarre and utterly American.…[A] Coen brothers movie come to life.…I couldn't put it down." —Caitlin Doughty, best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?


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Carmichael's Community Bookclub

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us at our Frankfort Avenue store for a discussion of Say Nothing. You will receive a 20% discount when you buy the book from us!

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION

NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


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Carmichael's Community Bookclub

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us at our Frankfort Avenue store for a discussion of Girl, Woman, Other. As always you will receive a 20% discount when you buy the book from us!

Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


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Isla Morley CANCELED

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Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
The Last Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643134185
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 5th, 2020

A luminous narrative inspired by the fascinating real case of “the Blue People of Kentucky" that probes questions of identity, love, and family.

In 1937, there are recesses in Appalachia no outsiders have ever explored.


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Carmichael's Community Book Club

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us for our February book club! We'll be discussing Ann Patchett's THE DUTCH HOUSE. As always, you'll recieve a 20% discount when you buy the book from us. Hope to see you there!

The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize


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Ellen Birkett Morris & Lee Martin VIRTUAL

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Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 7:00pm

Carmichael's Bookstore is delighted to present a virtual event live on Zoom with Ellen Birkett Morris & Lee Martin.

Topic: Ellen Birkett Morris & Lee Martin
Time: Jul 23, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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About LOST GIRLS: In her debut collection, author Ellen Birkett Morris takes a deep dive into the lives of women and girls, artfully mixing humor and insight to illuminate relationships and characters with crisp, elegant prose and wit.

ELLEN BIRKETT MORRIS is an award-winning writer, teacher and editor based in Louisville, Kentucky. Her fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, The Antioch Review, The Notre Dame Review, and The South Carolina Review, among other journals. Her commentaries have been heard on public radio stations across the United States. She is a winner of the Bevel Summers Prize for Short Fiction and the recipient of a 2013 Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council. Morris holds an MFA from Queens University-Charlotte

About YOURS, JEAN: Lawrenceville, Illinois, 1952: Jean De Belle, the new high school librarian, is eager to begin the next phase of her young life after breaking off her engagement to Charlie Camplain. She has no way of knowing that in a few short hours, Charlie will arrive at the school, intent on convincing her to take back his ring. In the vein of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers and Elizabeth Strout’s beloved Anything Is Possible, Yours, Jean is a novel about small town manners and the loneliness that drives people to do things they never imagined.

LEE MARTIN is the author of five novels, including The Bright Forever, a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. He has also published three memoirs and two short story collections, most recently The Mutual UFO Network, in addition to the craft book, Telling Stories. He is the winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council. He teaches in the MFA Program at The Ohio State University.

Lost Girls: Short Stories Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781952816017
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Published: Touchpoint Press - June 24th, 2020

"A dazzling collection of stories that showcases Morris' impressive ability to hide devastating truths within seemingly small moments." -Jenny Offill


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$26.95
ISBN: 9781950539147
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Published: Dzanc Books - May 26th, 2020

"When she refused me," Charlie says at his trial. "Well, I had that gun. What else was I to do?"


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Eric Roorda

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us at our Frankfort Avenue store for an evening with Eric Roorda.

About the book: Collecting texts from all corners of the world that span antiquity to the present, The Ocean Reader charts humans' relationship to the ocean, treating it as a dynamic site of history, culture, and politics.

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Eric Paul Roorda is Professor of History at Bellarmine University; coeditor of The Dominican Republic Reader and author of The Dictator Next Door: The Good Neighbor Policy and the Trujillo Regime in the Dominican Republic, 1930–1945, both also published by Duke University Press; and editor of Twain at Sea: The Maritime Writings of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

The Ocean Reader: History, Culture, Politics (World Readers) Cover Image
By Eric Paul Roorda (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781478006961
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Published: Duke University Press - January 17th, 2020

From prehistoric times to the present, the Ocean has been used as a highway for trade, a source of food and resources, and a space for recreation and military conquest, as well as an inspiration for religion, culture, and the arts. The Ocean Reader charts humans' relationship to the Ocean, which has often been seen as a changeless space without a history.


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Matthew Algeo

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Monday, March 16, 2020 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

Join us at our Frankfort Avenue store for an evening with author Matthew Algeo.

In All This Marvelous Potential, author Matthew Algeo meticulously retraces RFK’s tour of eastern Kentucky, visiting the places he visited and meeting with the people he met. Algeo explains how and why the region has changed since 1968, and why it matters for the rest of the country. The similarities between then and now are astonishing: divisive politics, racial strife, economic uncertainty, and environmental alarm. This book provides a new portrait of Robert Kennedy, a politician who, for all his faults, had the uncommon courage to stand up to a president from his own party and shine a light on America’s shortcomings.

About the author: Matthew Algeo is the author of Harry Truman’s Excellent AdventureThe President Is a Sick Man, and Abe & Fido. An award-winning journalist, Algeo has reported from four continents for public radio’s All Things ConsideredMarketplace, and Morning Edition.

All This Marvelous Potential: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Tour of Appalachia Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781641600590
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Published: Chicago Review Press - March 3rd, 2020

"A powerful story, skillfully told." —Booklist 

A new portrait of Robert Kennedy, a politician who, for all his faults, had the uncommon courage to stand up to a president from his own party and shine a light on America's shortcomings

In early 1968, Senator Robert F.


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