Nationally acclaimed author Robert Inman discusses his latest novel, The Governor's Lady.
A heartfelt story of a determined woman's fight to establish her independence in the tumultuous world of male-dominated politics, The Governor’s Lady shows how politics brings out the best and worst in people and how the public arena affects politicians’ values and relationships
The novel will appeal to those interested in a deeper understanding of the subtexts and complexities of American politics and the growing role of women in the political landscape.
Biopsychologist Susan Schneider discusses her latest book, The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World, and the discoveries about cause and effects on our genetic makeup on Monday September 30, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.
The Science of Consequences tells a tale ranging from genetics to neurotransmitters, from emotion to language, from parenting to politics -- bringing together research from many fields to show how something that seems so simple can explain so much. Read more about Meet the Author: Susan Schneider
Biopsychologist Susan Schneider discusses her latest book, "The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World" and the discoveries about cause and their effects on our genetic makeup.
"The Science of Consequences" tells a tale ranging from genetics to neurotransmitters, from emotion to language, from parenting to politics--bringing together research from many fields to show how something that seems so simple can explain so much.
John Sims Jeter joins our discussion of his novel, ...and the angels sang, on Thursday, September 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill.
Jon Bernier returns to rural Alabama to tidy up family plots in a cemetery. Ruminations of his first love, a concert pianist, are shattered when he discovers her defaced memorial stone. Clandestine international pharmaceutical concerns, coupled with government illegalities, are unexpectedly revealed, offering Jon a possible reprise as he learns that broken links of lives have a chance to be re-connected. Read more about Author Chat Book Club
Never thought you'd read a zombie book? This one may change your mind. Novelist and poet Carter Martin weaves William Faulkner with zombies, a combination that may just surprise you. A former UAH professor, Carter also happens to be a regional authority on Faulkner. He'll join our discussion of his book.
From the back cover: A zombie rises up from the Charles River in Boston to demand that Luke Blue Miller seek William Faulkner and have him change the ending of his greatest novel. Carter's rich cast of characters and their stories populate this literary romp.
Note: Because the book is difficult to order online, Carter is making several copies available for purchase at the Library, starting sometime the week of July 15. We'll send out notice when details have been finalized.
Join groundbreaking Alabama author, Ronald Andrés Moore, for an author talk, book signing, and celebration of his new release, NOCTURN, at the Bailey Cove Public Library. Refreshments provided. Steampunk and Gothic costumes are encouraged! See the official book trailer here.
What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites? Scientist and author Les Johnson discusses his predictions at the Main Library on Sunday, June 16 at 2 p.m..
Hooked on Space Satellites: Why We Now Depend upon Them
What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites? Science fiction and popular science author Les Johnson believes that we’ve become dependent upon them. Les predicts what might happen to our economy, defense, and daily lives if they were suddenly destroyed. It would not be a good time… .
Les Johnson is a husband, father, physicist, and author of both science fiction and science fact. In his “day job” he serves as the Deputy Manager for the Advanced Concepts Office at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
His published science fiction books include Going Interstellar and Back to the Moon. His published popular science books include Sky Alert: When Satellites Fail, Paradise Regained: The Regreening of Earth, Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel, and Living Off the Land in Space. Read more about Meet the Author: Les Johnson
Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters on Tuesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.
Based on interviews conducted by historian Jack Ellis, the account spans much of Dr. Hereford’s life, from childhood to medical school, to his participation in the Huntsville Civil Rights movement, and after the end of segregation.