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2000 Stories by Chris King

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  • A League of Their Own

    published October 18, 2000

    Women's professional basketball is coming to town, though not to stay. Stars of the WNBA, many of them sporting gold medals that they picked up in... More >>

  • Games Show

    published September 13, 2000

    As The Sporting News' Best Sports City in America for 2000, St. Louis should know something about the civic power of athletics. If the... More >>

  • UniverSoul Man

    published August 23, 2000

    As gaudy ambitions go, starting a circus ranks pretty high. Clowns, wild animals tamed to perform tricks, high-wire acts, the odd contortionist,... More >>

  • Ruby Read

    published August 23, 2000

    You could describe Jack Ruby's America as a poetic foray into conspiracy theory, though, oddly, you don't really need a taste for... More >>

  • Conspiratorial Voices

    published August 23, 2000

    Jack Ruby's America is David Clewell's eighth book of poems and the second in "an ongoing imagined history of modern American paranoia and... More >>

  • Summer of Slam

    published July 26, 2000

    A poetry-slam tour, in which touring poets will perform with a St. Louis gang of four selected through a previous series of slam competitions, is... More >>

  • Swiss Mystery

    published May 17, 2000

    Unlike nearly everyone else who has studied at Washington University and come to love the work of Robert Walser, Susan Bernofsky did not learn... More >>

  • The Robber

    published May 17, 2000

    If you favor straightforward storytelling, books strong on what is called through- line in the publishing business, then bye. This is not the... More >>

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