Photos: John Irving and Sam Tanenhaus

Photos: John Irving and Sam Tanenhaus

                We’d love to see your pictures of the John Irving and Sam Tanenhaus event. Twitter Facebook  

E. L. Doctorow, Author Forum guest in 2001

E. L. Doctorow, author of Ragtime and numerous other much-loved novels, passed away on July 21, 2015. Kentucky Author Forum had the pleasure of  Mr. Doctorow’s conversation at The Kentucky Center in February, 2001. That Forum interview can be watched…

Gloria Steinem, interviewer for Jessye Norman at 2014 Author Forum tells 2015 ALA 'Librarians Saved My Life'

Gloria Steinem, interviewer for Jessye Norman at 2014 Author Forum tells 2015 ALA ‘Librarians Saved My Life’

At a standing-room only auditorium event at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference, feminist pioneer, writer, and activist Gloria Steinem talked about how her nomadic childhood echoed throughout her life, and read from her upcoming book My Life on the Road,…

Amazon.com Announces the Most Well-Read Cities in America

Amazon.com Announces the Most Well-Read Cities in America

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 2, 2015– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon.com today announced its fifth annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America – just in time for summer reading season. The ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper…

Great Conversations: David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin

Great Conversations: David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin

If you missed our March 24th event with David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin, KET will be airing it April 20th. David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin 56:40 | #1704 | First Airs: April 20, 2015 Episode Description: Acclaimed Attorney David Boies,…

Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies"

Siddhartha Mukherjee’s “The Emperor of All Maladies”

                    Enjoying Ken Burns’ documentary of Siddhartha Mukherjee’s “The Emperor of All Maladies?” Revisit his interview with Dr. David Scadden here!

March- Book Two- by Congressman John Lewis now available

March- Book Two- by Congressman John Lewis now available

The second volume of Congressman Lewis’ March trilogy has been published. Congressman Lewis was interviewed by Rachel Maddow at Kentucky Author Forum in October 2013, when March, Book One was published. Joining Congressman Lewis during his Forum visit were Andrew…

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National Center for Civil and Human rights honors Congressman John Lewis

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights has launched a fellowship program, for American and European university students, named in honor of Congressman  John Lewis, Forum guest in 2013.  

Reading more books in 2015

Reading more books in 2015

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, shares his New Year’s resolution: To Read Books.