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The University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum is a non-profit, nationally-recognized literary event. Author Forum programs carefully match an author and interviewer; their hour-long candid conversation takes place before a live audience at The Kentucky Center in Louisville.+

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    • 4.6, 16 Ratings

The University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum is a non-profit, nationally-recognized literary event. Author Forum programs carefully match an author and interviewer; their hour-long candid conversation takes place before a live audience at The Kentucky Center in Louisville.+

    Chuck Rosenburg and David Frum

    Chuck Rosenburg and David Frum

    MSNBC political analyst Chuck Rosenberg and The Atlantic columnist David Frum discuss politics and government during these challenging times, and much more.  
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    • 36 min
    Coming Soon: "Great Podversations," from the Kentucky Author Forum

    Coming Soon: "Great Podversations," from the Kentucky Author Forum

    The Kentucky Author Forum podcast has a new sound, and a new name: Great Podversations.

    This interview podcast will feature carefully matched pairs of nationally recognized writers in the kind of thoughtful and candid conversations you have come to expect from Kentucky Author Forum. Our guest authors and experts will discuss literature, politics, history, economics, science, and culture, and every episode will be introduced by NPR's Robert Siegel.

    Watch for our first new episode. which features MSNBC political analyst Chuck Rosenberg in conversation with The Atlantic columnist David Frum. These two experts will
    discuss politics and government during these challenging times, and much more.
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    • 1 min
    Admiral James Stavridis - Sailing True North

    Admiral James Stavridis - Sailing True North

    Today's guest is Admiral James Stavridis, a retired four-star officer in the U.S. Navy. His book, Sailing True North, explores ten famous admirals and the profound influence on history through their leadership and character. Stavridis is interviewed by NPR special correspondent Melissa Block. This conversation was recorded on December 16, 2019 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Dani Shapiro - Inheritance

    Dani Shapiro - Inheritance

    Dani Shapiro, author of "Inheritance," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Sept 25, 2019; interviewed by NPR's Robert Siegel.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Doris Kearns Goodwin - Leadership in Turbulent Times

    Doris Kearns Goodwin - Leadership in Turbulent Times

    Pulitzer-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses her book, "Leadership in Turbulent Times," at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on Dec. 6, 2018. Interviewed by A. Scott Berg.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Thomas Friedman - Thank You For Being Late: Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

    Thomas Friedman - Thank You For Being Late: Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

    Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning author and columnist, interviewed by U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum on May 8, 2017.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

reilly.o312 ,

Amazing!

This podcast is both informative and fun to listen to! Such great conversations! Each one is so unique but all are interesting!!

StuartLiddle ,

I love this series!

Anytime I want to learn something new I pop in my headphones and listen to one or two of these interviews. I didn’t realize we had so many renowned authors coming to Louisville. If you ever get a chance, you should go see the live recordings of these!

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Fascinating!

These podcasts are one hour of compelling conversations with top authors and experts. I learn something new each time I listen. Great Content!

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