Posted: Monday, November 27, 2006

A book signing by six Transylvania alumni authors will take place Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 5-8 p.m. in the Glenn Building, which houses the Transy bookstore
and Jazzman’s Café. The event is free and open to the public.

The authors and their books are:

  • Red River Gorge: The Eloquent Landscape by John Snell. The 168-page hardbound book features stunning images of the dramatic landscape and
    vibrant scenery of the Red River Gorge, one of Kentucky’s most treasured areas, known for its 100-plus natural stone arches, extravagant displays
    of springtime wildflowers and rich autumn color.
  • Kentucky Wide by Jeff Rogers. A beautiful coffee table book filled with stunning panoramic scenes of the Bluegrass area ranging from horse
    farms to the Red River Gorge. 75 color images that spread across both pages.
  • Cooking With My Friends: Kentucky Recipes Tried and True by LaVece Ganter Hughes. The 206-page book includes more than 400 recipes of the
    very best of southern cooking and celebrates the little-considered role of food in human relationships—and the people who prepare it. 
  • Best Damn Desserts from Bear Wallow to Goosehorn by LaVece Ganter Hughes. More than 350 recipes for a wide variety of desserts and sweet
    dishes, southern style.
  • Shifting for Myself by Charlie Glen Hughes. A collection of poems. Hughes’s poems and short fiction have appeared in many prominent
    literary magazines, including Kansas Quarterly, Kentucky Poetry Review, Hollins Critic, International Poetry Review, ART/LIFE, Appalachian
    Heritage
    , Cincinnati Poetry Review and others.
  • Images of America: Fort Thomas by Bill Thomas. The book highlights historic homes, businesses that have come and gone, churches, schools,
    major historical events and community leaders from the past. Includes vintage images as well as photographs that have never before been published.
  • How Did Back Then Become Right Now: Reflections on life as it was, as it is and as it should be by Terry Cummins. Selection of 71 essays,
    articles and commentaries, most of which are humorous and satirical.

For more information, call the public relations office at (859) 233-8120 or the alumni office at (859) 233-8275.