Daily RFT would like to make a prediction: The crime rate in St. Louis will increase exponentially next month, starting on Thursday, September 15 and continuing through the weekend. Fortunately for the citizens of St. Louis, though, it will all be imaginary crime. The cause of this great spi ... More >>
Jonathan Franzen's new book, Freedom, isn't out until Tuesday, but he's already pissed off some pretty prominent women in literary circles. This time, however, it's not Oprah. And he hasn't really done much besides exist and be the recipient of a rave review in the New York Times from another powerf ... More >>
It'll keep your attention
A shy St. Louis poet pens subversive detective stories set in his communist homeland.
Week of August 10, 2006
Before he writes, novelist George Pelecanos does his homework
By Sidney Kingsley (Theatre Guild of Webster Groves)