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Kentucky Book Fair A Pilgrimage For Hunter S. Thompson Assistant

Attention book-lovers: It's almost time for the 34th annual Kentucky Book Fair in Frankfort. One author slated to appear this year is Cheryl Della Pietra, who has written a (partly) fictionalized take on her time assisting famed gonzo journalist and Kentucky native Hunter S. Thompson. We chat with Pietra and the book fair's Michael Embry about what's in store for attendees this year.

For more information on the Kentucky Book Fair, click here.

Josh James fell in love with college radio at Western Kentucky University's student station, New Rock 92 (now Revolution 91.7). After working as a DJ and program director, he knew he wanted to come home to Lexington and try his hand in public radio.