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During the spring and fall terms, the WKU Libraries organize and co-organize with and without sponsors a number of literary and community events such as Far Away Places and Kentucky Live! talk series, Southern Kentucky Book Fest and its affiliated programs like the Kentucky Writers Conference, as well as events that happen in the Helm Library and its Java City. Many of the events have been recorded and podcast so that everyone can revisit the events even if they missed the actual ones. You are welcome to sync to our podcast audios and listen to them on the go.
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Bowling Green author Molly McCaffrey was the speaker in the Kentucky Live! series on November 19, 2015 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore. She talked about her newest book You Belong to Us: One Baby, Two Sets of Parents, a memoir that tells the story of her experience meeting her biological family just after her 30th birthday.
WKU Libraries’ November 12, 2015 Far Away Places speaker series event at Barnes and Noble featured Professor Akiko Takenaka from the History of Modern Japan at the University of Kentucky. She talked about her new book Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar, published this summer.
Susan Bordo, Otis A. Singletary Professor of Humanities, Dept. of Gender and Women's Studies, University of Kentucky discusses her most recent book; The Queen with Six Fingers: Anne Boleyn in Fact, Fiction and Fantasy on October 21, at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble.
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