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    October 2019

    Rachel Ray - 50 book event

    SOLD OUT – Rachael Ray – 50 – St Louis County Library

    October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    In celebration of her 50th birthday, America’s favorite self-taught cook shares a candid memoir-inspired cookbook featuring 125 all-new recipes. Captured here are the moments and dishes Rachel finds most special, the ones she makes in her own home. The result is a collection that offers the perfect blend of kitchen and life wisdom, including thoughts on how we can better serve the world and one another. The event will be an onstage interview with Allyson Mace, publisher and founder of…

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    Eva Chen Juno Valentine Book

    Author Event – Eva Chen & Derek Desierto – St. Louis County Library

    October 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Instagram superstar and author Eva Chen and illustrator Derek Desierto present a picture book that’s equal parts fashion fairy tale and guide to girl power. It’s school picture day and Juno Valentine is having a fashion emergency! In an epic chase through time, June gets some help from female icons like Simone Biles, Audrey Hepburn, Annie Oakley, and Michelle Obama. Along the way, she discovers the self-confidence she needs to express herself in her own magical way. Eva Chen is…

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    November 2019

    Melanie Mitchell - Artificial Intelligence book

    Melanie Mitchell – “Artificial Intelligence” – St. Louis County Library

    November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setbacks as artificial intelligence. Award-winning author and leading computer scientist, Melanie Mitchell now reveals its turbulent history and the recent surge of apparent successes, grand hopes, and emerging fears that surround AI. Interweaving stories about the science and the people behind it, “Artificial Intelligence” brims with clear-sighted, captivating, accounts of the most provocative modern work in AI. This frank, lively book will prove an…

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    Ridley Pearson and Meg Cabot author event

    YA Authors Ridley Pearson and Meg Cabot – St. Louis County Library

    November 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Superstars of young readers’ literature Ridley Pearson and Meg Cabot discuss their newest graphic novels published by DC Comics. Ridley Pearson is the internationally bestselling author of the Kingdom Keepers and Peter and the Starcatchers series. His new graphic novel series “Super Sons” follows the crime-fighting adventures of Jon Kent and Damian Wayne–sons of the World’s Greatest Heroes! From the #1 bestselling author of “The Princess Diaries” comes “Black Canary: Ignite,” Meg Cabot’s first graphic novel! Following the story of…

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    Sand and Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams

    Peter Caddick-Adams – “Sand and Steel” – St. Louis County Library

    November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams’ “Sand and Steel” is a comprehensive, monumental account of the greatest and most consequential military operation of modern times, drawing on first-hand battlefield research and personal testimony and interviews. In addition to covering the build-up to the invasion, Caddick-Adams gives a detailed account of the German preparations and reveals precisely what lay in wait for the Allies. But the heart of the book is Caddick-Adams’ narratives of…

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    Author B.J. Miller – “A Beginner’s Guide to the End” – St. Louis County Library

    November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Palliative care doctor B.J. Miller presents a compassionate and comprehensive guide to dying—and living life fully until you do. “A Beginner’s Guide to the End” is a clear-eyed and big-hearted action plan for approaching the end of life, written to help readers feel more in control of a process that so often seems anything but controllable. The book offers everything from a step-by-step guide to legal documents and the healthcare system to advice on how to talk friends and family.…

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    January 2020

    Mackenzi Lee author of Loki

    Author Event Mackenzi Lee – “Loki” – St. Louis County Library

    January 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Bestselling novelist Mackenzi Lee presents an adventurous story of struggle and betrayal told through the patchwork past of Marvel’s most misunderstood mischief-maker of all time: Loki. Before the days of going toe-to-toe with the Avengers, a younger Loki is desperate to prove himself heroic and capable, while it seems everyone around him suspects him of inevitable villainy and depravity…except for Amora, Asgard’s resident sorceress-in-training. When Amora is banished to Earth, Loki sets out to follow the only person who has…

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    All the Ways we Said Goodbye Book tour

    Author Event – “All The Ways We Said Goodbye” – St. Louis County Library

    January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Following their hit novels “The Glass Ocean” and “The Forgotten Room,” historic fiction writers Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White present a new breathtaking work of collaborative storytelling that moves from the dark days of two World Wars to the turbulent years of the 1960s, in which three women with bruised hearts find refuge at Paris’ legendary Ritz hotel. The heiress, the resistance fighter and the widow—three lives that are touched by war, secrets, and family betrayals. Each of…

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    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn authors of Tightrope

    Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn – “Tightrope” – St. Louis County Library

    January 24 @ 7:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    Acclaimed authors of the international bestseller “Half the Sky,” Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are the first husband-wife team to share a Pulitzer Prize for Journalism. In their latest masterpiece of investigative reporting, Kristof and WuDunn issue a plea to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure. Deeply personal and told through the life stories of real Americans, “Tightrope” is a riveting picture of the daily struggles of working-class families. Tickets…

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    February 2020

    Author Amy Greenberg "Lady First"

    Author Amy Greenberg – “Lady First” – St. Louis County Library

    February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63131 United States

    A leading scholar of the history of nineteenth-century America, Amy Greenberg presents the little-known story of remarkable First Lady Sarah Polk–a brilliant master of the art of high politics and a crucial but unrecognized figure in the history of American feminism. The daughter of a frontiersman who raised her to discuss politics and business with men, Sarah Polk evolved into a savvy and charming First Lady capable of quietly manipulating elected officials and shaping foreign policy. “Lady First” also shines…

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