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New book by Carol Perkins
out in time for Christmas giving


Let's Keep Talking About . . . is the Edmonton author's second book. It's available now by mail order and at retail locations in the area, detailed below
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Special ColumbiaMagazine.com book review

Carol Perkins newest book "Let's Keep Talking About.... " is a collection of her best articles throughout the years.

The book features articles such as Parasailing, The Bullfight, and My Nose Knows, a few of which have appeared on Sundays with CM on ColumbiaMagazine.com.


They are all written with the insight and warm humor which has endeared Carol Perkins to her thousands of loyal fans on CM.

The stories are about life as only she can relate it.They are about her experiences in Edmonton and Metcalfe, and humorous adventures around the world, as well.

But they are so much more. Her style has been compared to that of Erma Bombeck, and this quality is readily apparent.

But it's a style inspired not so much by the famous columnist, as it is of growing up in a family of talented entertainers and famous storytellers, and living in a place - Metcalfe Co., KY - where storytelling itself is a revered art form; where every venue is a stage, every citizen a performer - and performance the stuff of oral history. Many of stories are just that: Oral history transformed into prose vignettes transforming experiences everyone has had, but only Carol Perkins can record.

Others take a more serious approach, and reveal a deep sense of concern for social justice and social courtesies.

The books are $15 and $3 for shipping.

Carol Perkins' first book, Let's Talk About can still be purchased for $10 per copy. There are about twenty remaining, she says, and encourages readers to buy a set for Christmas gifts.

Here mailing address for orders, is:
Carol Perkins
P.O. Box 134
Edmonton, KY 42129The books are also available at the following locations:
  • Uptown Designs Screenprinting, 805 S. Main ST, Edmonton, KY. Phone (270) 432-3152
  • The Lighthouse Restaurant, 1500 Sulphur Well Knob Lick RD, Edmononton, KY, in Sulphur Well, Phone (270) 565-3095
  • Ivy Bookstore, 402 Rogers RD, Glasgow, KY, Phone (270) 651-1991
Autographed copies are available at Uptown Designs Screenprinting or by requesting autographed copies in email orders to: cperkins@scrtc.com. -EW


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New book by Carol Perkins now available



2010-10-02 - Photo collage by CM. Edmonton, KY
The new book, "Let's Keep Talking About . . ." by Carol Perkins, right regular contributor to Sundays with CM is now available. A few of the articles in the book, such as "Parasailing," have been featured on ColumbiaMagazine.com. Accompanying story contains details.

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