E.J Dionne

E.J. Dionne is the author of Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism – from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond.

John Irving

John Irving brought to us Avenue of Mysteries, the 14th novel of his prolific career.

DAVID BOIES

DAVID BOIES, author of Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality, was interviewed by senior analyst for CNN JEFFREY TOOBIN at the Kentucky Center on March 24, 2015. LISTEN HERE or on your favorite podcast app. Watch HERE…

Jessye Norman

Legendary opera singer Jessye Norman, discusses her memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing!, which recalls the strong women who were her role models. She is interviewed by Gloria Steinem, feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine.   Watch…

Timothy Geithner

Timothy Geithner, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, is interviewed by James Surowiecki, staff writer of "The Financial Page" at The New Yorker.   Watch here.

Philippe de Montebello

Philippe de Montebello, the longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art. He is interviewed by chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman.   Watch here.

Alain de Botton

ALAIN de BOTTON, author of The Art of Travel, How Proust Can Change Your Life, and The News: A User's Manual was interviewed by  BRIAN STELTER at the Kentucky Center on March 4th, 2014.  LISTEN HERE or on your favorite podcast app. WATCH…

Sister Helen Prejean

Sister Helen Prejean C.S.J. is the author behind the book that inspired the movie Dead Man Walking.

Senator Bill Bradley

Senator Bill Bradley was the inaugural author guest at Kentucky Author Forum, with his book Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir (Knopf).

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