All posts tagged "books"

  • series of unfortunate events
    ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ shines through melancholy

    By Kyeland Jackson — Netflix, afire with their successes, chose to approach a contemporary classic in Lemony Snickett’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” I admit, I held serious doubts towards the decision and casting. But with Netflix’s...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Best books to read in college: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ by J.K. Rowling

    By Sammie Hill– On the surface, The Casual Vacancy tells a fairly simple story. Following the death of a beloved city councilman, the small English town of Pagford must recover from their loss and elect a new...

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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  • FYI presents: 2013 Book-in-Common

    By Aaron Williams– The University of Louisville Office of First Year Initiatives has announced that the next book in common will be ‘This I Believe.’ The book is a collection of short, personal essays written by both...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • 50 tweets of Grey

    By Genevieve Mills– If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year, you’ve probably heard of E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey.” And chances are, you’ve also heard a joke about it. A couple...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Axton Reading Series brings Poet Laureate Maureen Moorehead to campus

    By Genevieve Mills– This year’s Axton Reading Series started with Kentucky poet laureate Maureen Morehead. Morehead is a U of L graduate who has written four books of poetry, and taught at the nearby Manual High School...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • ‘House of Leaves’ gives readers a rewarding mental workout

    By Jordan Nichols– Although there are truly thousands of opinions and perspectives on this novel and its meanings, there is really no right way to explain “House of leaves?” Mark Z. Danielewski’s  novel is one you pick...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • Books worth reading before the semester starts

    By Josephine Lee– If there’s one thing summer is good for, it’s catching up on all the fun things you were too busy to do during the school year. You can watch everything that has been stored...

    • Posted May 3, 2012
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  • ‘Physics of the Future’

    By Jamie El-Mallakh– Michio Kaku, renowned physicist and author of several books, spoke at the University of Louisville on Feb. 22 at the Comstock Music Hall. The crowded auditorium listened closely as Kaku discussed many of the...

    • Posted February 28, 2012
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  • Juliet Schor gives lecture on green economics and plenitude

    By Joshua Davis– Once again the University of Louisville has pulled together some fantastic speakers for a lecture series that was kicked off this past Friday. Juliet Schor, a Professor of Sociology at Boston College and prolific...

    • Posted February 7, 2012
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  • Writing as a student: A conversation with author Ian Eviston

    By Josephine Lee– Sophomore Ian Eviston has just completed a task that may seem daunting to most, writing a book. “The Genesis Saga: Awakening,” available on the Kindle and Nook, aims to be the first in a...

    • Posted February 7, 2012
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