One of the best literary festivals in America takes place stealthily in our own backyard. The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is a real applause-getter and a major destination for bestselling Jewish authors on the national speakers' circuit, yet it still allows local authors to take a bow. Festival director Marcia Evers Levy made sure this 25th-anniversary edition boasts a full slate of heavy hitters, crowd pleasers and agent provocateurs. The celebration fires up on November 2 with Oscar-winning actress Goldie... More >>>