book club

William Finnegan: Barbarian Days

Jun 3, 2016

  Barbarian Days is William Finnegan’s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else: a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study, a morally dangerous pastime, a way of life.

  The New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose returns with Alone in the Dark - a breathtaking new novel of suspense in the Cincinnati series - that crosses the line between danger and desire, and justice and revenge.

Cheryl Della Pietra: Gonzo Girl

Jun 3, 2016

  Gonzo Girl by Cheryl Della Pietra is a “rambunctiously entertaining” debut novel inspired by the author’s time as Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant.

Graphic from Pones, Inc.

Jun 3, 2016

  Kim Popa, founder of dance company Pones, Inc. talks about "Graphic," their new production for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

Welcome to Camp OTR

May 27, 2016

  Hear about the summer schedule of Camp OTR - family friendly day camps at Washington Park from Emily Stowe of 3CDC.

Sophie Egan: Devoured

May 20, 2016

Sophie Egan's Devoured weaves together insights from the fields of psychology, anthropology, food science, and behavioral economics as well as myriad examples from daily life to create a powerful and unique look at food in America.

Sean Carroll: The Big Picture

May 20, 2016

  Learn the difference between how the world works at the quantum level, the cosmic level, and the human level--and then how each connects to the other with The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll.

Curtis Sittenfeld: Eligible

May 20, 2016

  Tackling gender, class, courtship, and family, Curtis Sittenfeld honors and updates Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with Eligible.

Cincinnati Rollergirls Events

May 20, 2016

  Hear about a couple of special events from the Cincinnati Rollergirls from team member Cherry Choke.

Asha Dornfest: Parent Hacks

May 13, 2016

Help is on the way!

On every page of Parent Hacks by Asha Dornfest, you'll discover easy-to-do, boldly illustrated, unconventional solutions, arranged by category from Pregnancy & Postpartum through Sleep, Eating, Bath Time, Travel, and more.

Weaving in a brilliantly conceived mythology, fantastical magical powers, teenage crushes, and kinetic fight scenes, Manuel Gonzales' The Regional Office Is Under Attack! is a seismically entertaining debut novel about revenge and allegiance and love.

America's National Forest system encompasses 193 million acres of mountains, prairies, rivers, and canyons. 

Officially published with the U.S. Forest Service, America's Great National Forests, Wildernesses and Grasslands by Char Miller features our nation's thirty most notable national forests.

I ♥ Madisonville Day

May 13, 2016

Sara Sheets from the Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation talks about the I ♥ Madisonville Day on May 21.

  The New York Times bestseller from "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) is a funny and surprisingly inspirational memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet stardom, and embracing her weirdness to find her place in the world.

Lyndsay Faye: Jane Steele

May 6, 2016

  A satirical romance about identity, guilt, goodness, and the nature of lies, Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye is a reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer.

William Carlsen: Jungle of Stone

May 6, 2016

  William Carlsen reveals the remarkable story of the discovery of the ancient Maya by John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood in Jungle of Stone.

Clay Alliance's Spring Pottery Fair

May 6, 2016

  Greg Sack, artist and organizer of the Clay Alliance's Spring Pottery Fair, talks about Saturday’s event in East Walnut Hills.

  Recess: From Dodgeball to Double Dutch by Ben Applebaum and Dan DiSorbo is the ultimate illustrated guide to the best games of the playground, for inside and outside. It includes the rules to over 150 games and variations, including over two dozen international games from schoolyards around the world.

Bruce Schneier: Data & Goliath

Apr 29, 2016

  We cooperate with corporate data surveillance because it promises us convenience, and we submit to government surveillance because it promises us protection. The result is a mass surveillance society of our own making. But have we given up more than we’ve gained?

In Data and Goliath, security expert Bruce Schneier offers another path, one that values both security and privacy.

Brigadoon Comes to The Covedale

Apr 29, 2016

  Find out about the performance of the Scottish fantasy Brigadoon now through May 22 at The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.