Two weeks after Mizzou football star Michael Sam announced that he planned to become the NFL's first openly gay player, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez revealed via social media that he is definitively, 110-percent, absolutely and positively not gay. Martinez made the surprise announce ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending June 17, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Can you think of a more perfect-sounding gift for D ... More >>
hmhbooks.comBissinger and La Russa in happier times.So, you think you have strong feelings about Albert Pujols and Tony La Russa attending a Glenn Beck rally this past weekend at the Lincoln Memorial? You've got nothing on Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger. Trust me. Bissinger and La Russ ... More >>
Fast-talker Will Leitch last night at Left Bank Books.It's just after after nine o'clock Thursday night at Left Bank Books downtown, and Will Leitch is still going strong. The writer-turned-blogger-turned-writer-again is seated at a desk in front of cookbooks and to the left of glossy-covere ... More >>
I read on Deadspin that ex-New York Times baseball columnist Murray Chass had a blog post up about possible Hall of Famer-to-be Mike Piazza's legendary bacne. After exceprting Chass' post thusly --www.murraychass.comMurray Chass rocks baseball column writing old school. No blogs for him, nosir ... More >>
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