AP Correspondent and Louisvillian Jonathan Katz to sign his new book.

On Thursday, February 21st at 7 PM, Carmichael's Bookstore and the Society of Professional Journalists welcome journalist Jonathan Katz for a signing of his new book The Big Truck That Went By : How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster.

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere struck Haiti. Rescuers and aid workers rushed to save lives as the world pledged more than $15.3 billion for relief and reconstruction. Yet nearly three years later, Haiti is still in crisis. Jonathan Katz, the only full-time U.S. journalist stationed in Haiti at the time, was there to witness the destruction and its aftermath. Please join us as we welcome Jonathan to Carmichael's to talk about his book and his remarkable time in Haiti.
Event date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
2720 Frankfort Avenue
40206 Louisville
ISBN: 9780230341876
Availability: Special Order
Published: Palgrave MacMillan - January 8th, 2013

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle it. Jonathan M. Katz, the only full-time American news correspondent in Haiti, was inside his house when it buckled along with hundreds of thousands of others.