Calvin Trillin

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    St. Louis Rules, Kansas City Drools: A Response to the Kansas City Star

    Here at RFT, we did a double take when we stumbled on a Kansas City Star headline this week that read, "KC is rising while St. Louis keeps falling." Then we actually read the column by Yael T. Abouhalkah, who argues that "Kansas City is superior to St. Louis." Really? We can't let this one go. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 9, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. According to the Mayan calendar, the world's about to end thi ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 3, 2004

    Take a Shrill Pill

    Jonathan Reynolds' Stonewall Jackson's House takes an unfortunate detour from the incisive to the didactic

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Reading Series

    Left Bank Books