Pakistan, Afghanistan, Taliban: Weighing the Options With Ahmed Rashid

The final Kentucky Author Forum of the 2011-12 season took place on May 15, 2012 and featured journalist Ahmed Rashid, an authority on the Taliban, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.  Rashid is author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan. A leading journalist in Pakistan, Rashid draws on his keen knowledge of […]

Dr. James Canton Predicts the Future Will Hinge on Alternative Fuels

Futurist Dr. James Canton says the future will be driven by innovation related to alternative fuels—which sounds like welcome news, given the rising price of gas and questions about the world’s fuel supply. Dr. Canton has been predicting key trends shaping our world for over 30 years and is the author of The Extreme Future: […]

The Future of Cancer Treatments with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D.

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at Columbia University, and a staff cancer physician at Columbia University Medical Center, has devoted his life to caring for cancer patients. As a researcher, he runs a laboratory on the forefront of discovering new cancer drugs for leukemia and mylodysplasia.  He spoke about his […]

Rosanne Cash Returns To Louisville For KAF

Singer, songwriter and author Rosanne Cash will be in Louisville tonight to participate in the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum. Cash will discuss her New York Times best-selling memoir Composed, recently published in paperback, in which she writes about growing up as the daughter of Johnny Cash and forging her own musical career. “People […]

Win Tickets to See Garrison Keillor and Billy Collins at the Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Garrison Keillor and former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins on April 21st at the Kentucky Center. UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to Denise Baytree of Louisville – the winner of the tickets! Watch for another contest soon. Register now […]