E. L. Doctorow

E. L. Doctorow, considered one of the America’s greatest authors, will be guest of the Kentucky Author Forum on February 28, 2001 in Louisville. Doctorow will discuss his new book City of God.(Plume) Highly regarded as a novelist and playwright,…

Ted Koppel

Ted Koppel, a veteran of over four decades with ABC News and long-time anchor of “Nightline,” visited Kentucky Author Forum in 2000 to discuss his book Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public (Random House). Winner of every major broadcasting award,…

Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate, survivor of Auschwitz, and author of more than 40 books, discussed his book And the Sea Is Never Full, Memoirs, 1969 –(Knopf Publishing) at Kentucky Author Forum in 2000. Making words his weapon, Wiesel turns genocidal…

John Glenn

Yes, America still has heroes. Although resisted by John Glenn, fame follows the astronaut who became the first American to orbit the earth in 1962. Glenn, who more recently captivated and inspired Americans of all ages with his return to…

Dr. Jane Goodall

        Dr. Jane Goodall is regarded by many as one of the world’s most important female scientists and a towering figure in the environmental and animal rights movements. This celebrated anthropologist came to Kentucky Author Forum to…

Frances Mayes

          Noted author and poet Frances Mayes chronicled her mid-life venture to a new country, and graceful transformation into a new life, in Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy (Broadway…

Ruth Reichl

            Ruth Reichl was restaurant critic for The New York Times and is now editor-in-chief of Gourmet Magazine. Her book, Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table (Broadway Books), is a humorous, touching,…

Pat Schroeder

              Former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder has served as president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) since 1997. The AAP is the national trade organization of the U.S. book publishing industry. Schroeder…

A. Scott Berg

              Biographer A. Scott Berg discussed his book Lindbergh (Putnam) at Kentucky Author Forum in 1998. Aviation giant Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927, at…

David Halberstam

                 David Halberstam won a Pulitzer Prize in 1964 for his early and riveting reports from Vietnam. He has been called this generation’s equivalent of historian Theodore White, and has written books on…

Carl Lewis

            Carl Lewis, winner of 9 Olympic gold medals in track and field, chronicled the events of his final Olympic year, 1996, in One More Victory Lap. Co-authored with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jeffrey Marx, the…

Jane Bryant Quinn

                Jane Bryant Quinn is one of America’s leading commentators on personal finance, with syndicated columns read nationwide. She writes a weekly feature for Newsweek, is a best-selling author, and an Emmy Award-winning…

Dr. Susan Love

              With 20 million women of the baby boom generation currently on the verge of “going through the change,” menopause has become an important, if complex topic for American women. Dr. Susan Love, M.D.,…

Hillary Rodham Clinton

                First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was the guest of Kentucky Author Forum in 1997. She spoke about her bestseller It Takes a Village- and Other Lessons Children Teach Us (Simon & Schuster)….

Katharine Graham

            Katharine Graham was an American publisher who led her family’s newspaper, The Washington Post,for more than two decades, overseeing the Watergate coverage that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Her memoir,…