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The Birds of Opulence

by Crystal Wilkinson

From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of Blackberries, Blackberries and Water Street comes an astonishing new novel.

Make Way for Her: And Other Stories

by Katie Cortese

A girl afflicted with pyrokinesis tries to control her fire-starting long enough to go to a dance with a boy she likes.

Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets

edited by Bianca Lynne Spriggs and Jeremy Paden

The Appalachian region stretches from Mississippi to New York, encompassing rural areas as well as cities from Birmingham to Pittsburgh.

Forty Minutes to Glory: Inside the Kentucky Wildcats’ 1978 Championship Season

by Doug Brunk forewords by Larry Vaught and Tom Leach featuring chapters by Jack Givens, Joe B. Hall, and others

“Winning a national title . . . winning it at Kentucky?

Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery

by Robert G. Lawson

On October 26, 1961, after an evening of studying with friends on the campus of Transylvania University, nineteen-year-old student Betty Gail Brown got into her car around midnight—presumably headed for home.

The Beer Cheese Book

by Garin Pirnia

The ingredients are simple—beer, cheese, and spices—and the result is delicious.

Hitchhiker: Stories from the Kentucky Homefront

by Bob Thompson foreword by Roberta Simpson Brown

Growing up next door to his Granny’s country store in McCracken County, Kentucky, a very young Bob Thompson had unlimited access to the cold-drink box and shelves of candy.

James Still: A Life

by Carol Boggess

James Still (1906–2001) first achieved national recognition in the 1930s as a poet, and he remains one of the most beloved and important writers in Appalachian literature.

You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood’s Golden Era

by James Bawden and Ron Miller

Journalists James Bawden and Ron Miller spent their careers interviewing the greatest stars of Hollywood’s golden age.

Conversations with Classic Film Stars: Interviews from Hollywood’s Golden Era

by James Bawden and Ron Miller

James Bawden: Seeing the way people behave when they’re around you, is it still fun being Cary Grant?

The New and Collected Poems of Jane Gentry

by Jane Gentry edited by Julia Johnson

Jane Gentry (1941–2014) possessed an uncanny ability to spin quietly expansive and wise verses from small details, objects, and remembered moments.

Insurrections: Stories

by Rion Amilcar Scott

A suicidal father looks to an older neighbor—and the Cookie Monster—for salvation and sanctuary as his life begins to unravel.

Burgoo, Barbecue, and Bourbon: A Kentucky Culinary Trinity

by Albert W. A. Schmid foreword by Loreal “Butcher Babe” Gavin photographs by Jessica Ebelhar

Burgoo, barbecue, and bourbon have long been acknowledged as a trinity of good taste in Kentucky.

Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

by Jack R. Baker and Jeffrey Bilbro foreword by Wendell Berry

Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention.

He's Got Rhythm: The Life and Career of Gene Kelly

by Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

He sang and danced in the rain, proclaimed New York to be a wonderful town, and convinced a group of Parisian children that they had rhythm.

Kentucky Heirloom Seeds: Growing, Eating, Saving

by Bill Best with Dobree Adams foreword by A. Gwynn Henderson afterword by Brook Elliott

Saving seeds to plant for next year’s crop has been key to survival around the globe for millennia.

Mammoth Cave Curiosities: A Guide to Rockphobia, Dating, Saber-toothed Cats, and Other Subterranean Marvels

by Colleen O'Connor Olson

Sir Elton John, blind fish, the original Twinkie, President Ronald Reagan’s Secret Service detail, and mummies don’t usually come up in the same conversation—unless you’re at Mammoth Cave National Park!

Black Greek-letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun

edited by Gregory S. Parks foreword by Julianne Malveaux and Marc Morial

During the twentieth century, black Greek-Letter organizations (BGLOs) united college students dedicated to excellence, fostered kinship, and uplifted African Americans.

Flavors from Home: Refugees in Kentucky Share Their Stories and Comfort Foods, revised edition

by Aimee Zaring

Each year, the United States legally resettles tens of thousands of refugees who have fled their homelands.

Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence

edited by Gregory S. Parks and Stefan M. Bradley foreword by Michael A. Blake

On December 4, 1906, on Cornell University’s campus, seven black men founded one of the greatest and most enduring organizations in American history.

Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

by James P. Cousins

Outspoken New England urbanite Horace Holley (1781–1827) was an unlikely choice to become the president of Transylvania University—the first college established west of the Allegheny Mountains.

Tales from Kentucky One-Room School Teachers

by William Lynwood Montell

In an educational era defined by large school campuses and overcrowded classrooms, it is easy to overlook the era of one-room schools, when teachers filled every role, including janitor, and provided a familylike atmosphere in which children also learned from one another.

Tales from Tennessee Lawyers

by William Lynwood Montell

Perhaps no one has keener insight into human nature than the small-town trial lawyer.

Madam Belle: Sex, Money, and Influence in a Southern Brothel

by Maryjean Wall

Belle Brezing made a major career move when she stepped off the streets of Lexington, Kentucky, and into Jennie Hill’s bawdy house—an upscale brothel run out of a former residence of Mary Todd Lincoln.

Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide, second edition

by Susan Reigler photographs by Pam Spaulding and Carol Peachee

Like wine lovers who dream of traveling to Bordeaux or beer enthusiasts with visions of the breweries of Belgium, bourbon lovers plan their pilgrimages to Kentucky’s bourbon country.