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I Said Bang!: A History of the Dirt Bowl

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I Said Bang!: A History of the Dirt Bowl

A book about 46 years of building community through basketball, written by folks who have been a part of the tradition.

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  • 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!

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    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.

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