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December magazine celebrates with free jazz, poetry

December magazine celebrates with free jazz, poetry

In celebration of its new edition, December magazine is holding a jazz event at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Harold & Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz, 3536 Washington Avenue.

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Friday's event at Subterranean Books is canceled

Subterranean Books in University City says a book signing of "13 Hours" has been canceled.

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An early national protest involving Wolfe: the UM press debacle

An early national protest involving Wolfe: the UM press debacle

Failing to clearly denounce racism wasn't the first big, news-making mistake by Missouri's Timothy M. Wolfe.

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David Gregory's author event is canceled

David Gregory's author event is canceled

Newsman David Gregory has had to cancel his visit to the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival due to the death of his father, an event spokeswoman said.

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St. Louis County Library again earns 4 stars from Library Journal

St. Louis County Library again earns 4 stars from Library Journal

Rating shows high per capita use in four key areas

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Jon Meacham to discuss Bush bio next month at St. Peters library

Jon Meacham to discuss Bush bio next month at St. Peters library

Jon Meacham's biography of George H.W. Bush doesn't go on sale until Tuesday, but it's making headlines today with the news that the former president criticizes top officials in his son's White House.

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Poet Eileen Myles at Left Bank Books tonight

Poet Eileen Myles at Left Bank Books tonight

She's one of 2015's most "celebrated literary stars," says the Guardian newspaper of Eileen Myles. 

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Jamestown Bluffs library to re-open Nov. 12

Jamestown Bluffs library to re-open Nov. 12

Usage up at Lewis & Clark

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Can religious leaders unite to calm Middle East?

Can religious leaders unite to calm Middle East?

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says they must in 'Not in God's Name'

November 01, 2015 5:00 am Photos

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STL Jewish Book Festival author lineup

Annual event celebrates 37th year

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You read 'Room,' will you see the movie?

The movie "Room" opens today in St. Louis, and Post-Dispatch reviewer Calvin Wilson, like most film critics, has given it high praise.

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Maya Angelou documentary expected on PBS next year

Maya Angelou documentary expected on PBS next year

A documentary on poet Maya Angelou is slated for "American Masters" next year on PBS. The producer is seeking through Kickstarter, however, to raise some $150,000 to finish the project.

October 29, 2015 10:10 am Photos

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When body snatching came to 1840s St. Louis

When body snatching came to 1840s St. Louis

Stories about medical college founder Joseph Nash McDowell fills new book 

October 25, 2015 5:30 am Photos

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Tesson Ferry library to close for good Nov. 14

Tesson Ferry library to close for good Nov. 14

The Tesson Ferry library branch will close Nov. 14 so books can be moved to the new Grant's View.

October 20, 2015 9:15 am Photos

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Three best reasons to read 'Sweetie Pie's Cookbook'

Three best reasons to read 'Sweetie Pie's Cookbook'

Robbie Montgomery's 'soulful Southern recipes' go on sale Tuesday

October 15, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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Hundreds of young fans greet Rick Riordan at St. Louis County Library

Hundreds of young fans greet Rick Riordan at St. Louis County Library

Best-selling author announced new series at Tuesday's event.

October 14, 2015 11:00 am Photos

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Artists share tales that go bump in the night

Artists share tales that go bump in the night

Storytelling concert kicks off G.H.O.S.T. Project

October 10, 2015 6:00 am Video

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Lit in the Lou adds theme to this year's book festival

Lit in the Lou adds theme to this year's book festival

For the second Lit in the Lou book festival, the events have moved indoors and a theme has been added. Local authors will talk about race, religion and gender in connection to the question “How does literature inform our personal and public lives?”

October 04, 2015 3:00 am Photos

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Lively novel based on real 'girl' with a gun

Lively novel based on real 'girl' with a gun

Amy Stewart will talk about her book Tuesday

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New Lewis & Clark branch of St. Louis County library to open Oct. 14

New Lewis & Clark branch of St. Louis County library to open Oct. 14

The old Lewis & Clark branch will be remembered by the installation of some stained glass windows

October 01, 2015 8:58 am Photos

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10 top 'banned' books in spotlight this week

10 top 'banned' books in spotlight this week

The Book House has open-mic readings on Saturday

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