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November 2017

Author Event: Elizabeth Berg – “The Story of Arthur Truluv”

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Acclaimed novelist Elizabeth Berg shares a novel of the small acts that turn friends into family. For the past six months, Arthur Moses’ days have looked the same: He tends to his rose garden and to Gordon, his cat, then rides the bus to the cemetery to visit his beloved late wife for lunch. Eighteen-year-old Maddy Harris often comes to the cemetery to escape the other kids at school and a life of loss. She’s seen Arthur sitting there alone,…

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Author Event: A.J. Jacobs “It’s All Relative”

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson Ave.
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States

Event will include presentation by the author, audience Q&A, and book signing. Books will be available for purchase. In his new book, A.J. Jacobs, contributing editor to Esquire and NPR, shares a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family – how to convene an enormous family reunion – and his three-year adventure to help build the biggest family tree in the world. Jacobs upends, in ways both meaningful and hilarious, our understanding of genetics and genealogy, tradition and tribalism,…

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December 2017

Valerie Kienzle – Lost St. Louis

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

The author of several great books on St. Louis history, Valerie Battle Kienzle will be celebrating the release of her newest work – Lost St. Louis! Please join for refreshments, discussion, and book signing.

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Local History Author Event – Don Corrigan, Ann Good, Annie Blum

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Authors Don Corrigan (Forest Park), Annie Amantea Blum (The Steamer Admiral) and Ann Good (St. Louis Cardinals A to Z) will be presenting on these beloved St. Louis history topics as well as signing books. Books will be available for purchase at the event and proof of purchase is required to enter the signing line. More Info: Don Corrigan will discuss Forest Park. At 1,293 acres, Forest Park exceeds the size of New York’s Central Park by nearly 500 acres,…

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January 2018

Author Event: Michael Dante DiMartino

January 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Michael Dante DiMartino is an American animation director best known as the co-creator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon. He is also the bestselling author of the “Rebel Genius” series. This great event will feature him discussing his newest book, “Warrior Genius,” and book signing! “Warrior Genius” has a release date of January 2, 2018.

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Author Event: Jessica Shattuck – “The Women In The Castle”

January 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

“The Women In The Castle” was an instant NY Times Bestseller – and is the epic story of three women in post-WWII Germany. The event features a book discussion & signing. Books will be available for purchase at the event. About the author: Jessica Shattuck is the New York Times Bestselling author of The Women in the Castle, The Hazards of Good Breeding (a New York Times Notable Book and finalist for the PEN/Winship Award), and Perfect Life. Her writing…

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Kelly Corrigan – “Tell Me More”

January 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Kelly Corrigan comes to St Louis to discuss her new book TELL ME MORE, stories about the 12 hardest things she’s learning to say. Join us for some good laughs and an important conversation about the power of the right words at the right time to change everything. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

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March 2018

Author Event: John Hart – “The Hush”

March 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

Bestselling author John Hart (The King of Lies, Down River, The Last Child, Iron House, and Redemption Road) presents his newest book, The Hush. About the book: At twenty-three, Johnny lives alone in his place in the wilderness—six thousand acres of storied swamp land and rocky terrain known as Hush Arbor. Thanks to a clause in the deed, Johnny inherited the property from the line of Isaac Freemantle, a slave freed by his ancestor, John Merrimon. When a female descendant of Isaac challenges his ownership,…

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