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No Single Sparrow Makes a Summer

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No Single Sparrow Makes a Summer

In narratives rooted in six countries, nine young women document cultural and geographic communities of South Louisville from the inside, exploring topics such as the refugee experience, juvenile detention, motherhood, misperceptions of their neighborhoods, and more.

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  • Available Light Book Cover

    Available Light: Louisville Through the Lens of Bud Dorsey

    A book honoring the legacy of Bud Dorsey, West Louisville's most iconic photographer, produced in close collaboration with him.

  • We Can Hear You Just Fine Book Cover

    We Can Hear You Just Fine: Clarifications from the Kentucky School for the Blind

    Authors from the Kentucky School for the Blind write about the travails and triumphs of visual impairment, difficulties of being an outsider, and how they've found community and a path to independence in Louisville.

  • I Said Bang

    I Said Bang!: A History of the Dirt Bowl

    An impressionistic portrait of the Dirt Bowl and the community that nurtures and sustains it, written by dozens of people who have contributed to and been shaped by the iconic streetball tournament since 1969.

  • Ourshawnee

    Our Shawnee

    Eight resilient young authors vividly describe their experiences in often-overlooked parts of Louisville. The best-selling book in Louisville in 2014!

  • Louisville Story 22

    No Single Sparrow Makes a Summer

    In narratives rooted in six countries, nine young women document cultural and geographic communities of South Louisville from the inside, exploring topics such as the refugee experience, juvenile detention, motherhood, and shifting identities.

The Louisville Story Program is challenging the arena of what a book is and what a book can do and where books matter in our communities.
Nikky Finney, 2011 National Book Award winner