book club

With Stuff Brits Like: A Guide to What's Great About Great Britain, British native Fraser McAlpine set out to do for his countrymen what Stuff Parisians Like did for their neighbors across the channel -- offering a guide to their particular tastes and eccentricities with all the cheeky wit you might expect from the people who gave you Noël Coward and Eddie Izzard.

Earl Swift's wise, funny, and captivating Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream follows an outlaw auto dealer as he struggles to save a rusted '57 Chevy while financial ruin, government bureaucrats and the FBI close in on him.

In this Bonnie and Clyde story of love and betrayal, Victoria Shorr's first novel, Backlands,  weaves a tale about a band of outlaws who fight for control of the brutal Brazilian outback.

Julie Aronson, curator from the Cincinnati Art Museum, talks about the current exhibit, Northern Baroque Splendor, The HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from: LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna.

Dayle Dearduff, executive director of Cincinnati’s historic Betts House, talks about their summer kids program Build It!

ArtWorks Walking Tours

Jul 10, 2015

Ellen Stedtfield from ArtWorks talks about their Mural Tours which happen each Saturday through November with one for downtown murals and another for OTR murals.

Local bookseller Michael Link tells about the highly-anticipated release of Harper Lee's "lost" novel Go Set a Watchman, in which Scout returns to Maycomb, AL and struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her. 

Full of nostalgic references to a time when TV was black-&-white and Sunday newspapers had things called the funnies, this wildly fun story-within-a-story, Billy's Booger is based loosely on William Joyce’s third grade year, and includes a sewn-in mini-book of the tale of the world’s smartest booger.

To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. Yet for the last fifty years, the novel’s celebrated author, Harper Lee, known to her friends as Nelle, has said almost nothing on the record. But in 2001, Nelle and her sister, Alice, opened their door to Chicago Tribune journalist Marja Mills. It was the beginning of a long conversation—and a wonderful friendship. 

Through personal interviews with survivors, the memoirs of crew members, and the sailors' wartime correspondence, historian and author John Wukovits tells the nearly-forgotten story of the Japanese kamikaze attack on the USS Laffey on April 16, 1945.