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Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell, who shared an energetic discussion of his book Outliers: the Story of Success, with Dan Pink at a 2009 Kentucky Author Forum is aiming to race the 5th Avenue Mile in under 5 minutes. Read the story in the Wall Street Journal…
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Lawrence Wright

Lawrence Wright looks into the 28 pages missing- and still considered "highly classified" -  from the report of the Joint Congressional Inquiry into the 9/11 attacks.  Read his article in The New Yorker. Lawrence Wright is the author of the…
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Congressman John Lewis at Dragon Con in Atlanta

Tom Heintjes is the editor of Hogan’s Alley, a journal that explores the history and influence of comics and cartoonists, and writes articles such as “Crossing the Color Line (in Black and White): Franklin in Peanuts,” and “Flannery…
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Kentucky Author Forum now on WORLD channel

University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum’s “Great Conversations” will begin airing on WORLD Channel on June 1, 2014, at 7:00 PM (ET). “Great Conversations,” taped live at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum by…
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Jessye Norman in African American Voices on WUOL

Upcoming Forum guest, Ms. Jessye Norman, is  included in WUOL's award-winning "African American Voices." Classical 90.5 WUOL is proud to present African American Voices, a celebration of African American musicians. This 15 part series that…
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March: Book One and Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story

After more than five decades of activism, US Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis, a Forum guest in 201 3,  has made history once again this year. His new memoir March: Book One, co-written with Andrew Aydin and drawn by Nate Powell,…
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Rick Pitino named Louisvillian of the Year

Coach Rick Pitino,  interviewed at University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum by New York Times columnist  Joe Nocera in 2013, was voted Louisvillian of the Year by the America Advertising Federation. See more of the story on WHAS 1…

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