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Vedran Husić

Thu., Feb. 21, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning author and University of Missouri PhD candidate Vedran Husić, who will sign and discuss his short story collection, "Basements and Other Museums"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Basements and Other Museums" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award from Black Lawrence Press and longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, "Basements and Other Museums" cycles in and out of the tumultuous history of the Balkans, where Vedran Husić was born. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/vedran-husic
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Eliot Sappingfield

Mon., Feb. 25, 4 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Missouri author Eliot Sappingfield for an after-school signing and discussion of his new middle grade novel, "The Unspeakable Unknown"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Unspeakable Unknown" or "A Problematic Paradox" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Guardians of the Galaxy meets The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in this wild, warm-hearted, hilarious companion to "A Problematic Paradox." Nikola Kross' father was kidnapped by evil extraterrestrials, and now it’s up to Nikola and her friends to find and rescue him. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/eliot-sappingfield
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Kyle Swenson

Mon., Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning investigative journalist Kyle Swenson, who will sign and discuss his new book, "Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Good Kids, Bad City" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "Good Kids, Bad City" is the true story of the longest wrongful imprisonment in the United States to end in exoneration, and a critical social and political history of Cleveland, the city that convicted them. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/kyle-swenson
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Caitlyn Collins

Wed., Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Washington University assistant professor of sociology Caitlyn Collins, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving," at this official Launch Party event! Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Making Motherhood Work" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Of all Western industrialized countries, the United States ranks dead last for supportive work-family policies. "Making Motherhood Work" asks: can American women look to European policies for solutions? Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/caitlyn-collins
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Gareth Hinds

Mon., March 4, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes acclaimed graphic novelist Gareth Hinds, who will sign and discuss his new adaptation of Homer's "The Iliad"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Iliad" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In a companion volume to his award-winning adaptation of "The Odyssey," the incomparable graphic novelist Gareth Hinds masterfully adapts Homer’s classic wartime epic. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/gareth-hinds
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Myisha Cherry

Thu., March 21, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes philosopher and UnMute Podcast host Myisha Cherry, who will sign and discuss her new book, "UnMuted: Conversations on Prejudice, Oppression, and Social Justice," with St. Louis rapper and activist Tef Poe! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "UnMuted" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. This book collects 31 of philosopher Myisha Cherry's lively and timely interviews from her UnMute Podcast, offering an accessible resource through which to encounter some of philosophy's most socially and politically engaged, public-facing work. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/myisha-cherry
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Jonathan Evison

Wed., March 27, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling author Jonathan Evison, who will sign and discuss the new paperback edition of his novel, "Lawn Boy"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Lawn Boy" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In this funny, angry, touching, and ultimately deeply inspiring novel, bestselling author Jonathan Evison takes the reader into the heart and mind of a young man on a journey to discover himself, a search to find the secret to achieving the American dream of happiness and prosperity. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jonathan-evison
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

An Evening with Halle Butler & Kea Wilson

Thu., March 28, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes novelists Halle Butler and Kea Wilson, who will sign and discuss their newest books, "The New Me" and "We Eat Our Own"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase from Left Bank Books is required to enter the signing line. "The New Me" is a dizzying descent into the mind of a young woman trapped in the funhouse of American consumer culture. "We Eat Our Own" is a thrilling journey behind the scenes of a shocking film and a thoughtful commentary on violence and its repercussions. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/butler-wilson
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Damon Young

Fri., March 29, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Very Smart Brothas co-founder Damon Young, who will sign and discuss his new memoir-in-essays, "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker," with We Live Here producer Alona Sistrunk! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker" is a hilarious, honest debut that is a celebration of the idiosyncrasies and distinctions of Blackness and a critique of white supremacy and how we define masculinity. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/damon-young
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Michael Kinch

Thu., April 4, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Washington University Vice Chancellor Michael Kinch, who will sign and discuss his new book, "The End of the Beginning: Cancer, Immunity, and the Future of a Cure," at this official launch party event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The End of the Beginning" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "The End of the Beginning" details the remarkable history of people, science, technology and disease and reveals the incredible transformation of cancer treatment happening today. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/michael-kinch-2
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Joshua A. Douglas

Thu., April 11, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and law professor Joshua A. Douglas, who will sign and discuss his new book, "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Vote for US" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Professor Joshua A. Douglas, an expert on our electoral system, examines positive initiatives toward voting rights reform in this inspiring book about how regular Americans are working to take back their democracy, one community at a time. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/joshua-douglas
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Pierre Jarawan

Tue., April 16, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes international prize-winning author Pierre Jarawan, who will sign and discuss his debut novel, "The Storyteller"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Storyteller" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In this moving novel about family secrets, love, and friendship, Pierre Jarawan does for Lebanon what Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" did for Afghanistan. He pulls away the curtain of grim facts and figures and shows an intimate truth of what it means to come from a country torn apart by civil war. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/pierre-jarawan
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Christopher Castellani

Thu., April 18, 7 a.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and GrubStreet artistic director Christopher Castellani, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Leading Men"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Leading Men" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a mysteriously taciturn young Swedish beauty and aspiring actress. Their encounter will go on to alter all of their lives. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/christopher-castellani
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

A Discussion on Gun Violence with Alex Kotlowitz & Jonathan Metzl

Wed., April 24, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books presents a discussion on gun violence with Alex Kotlowitz, author of "An American Summer," and Jonathan Metzl, author of "Dying of Whiteness"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of either "An American Summer" or "Dying of Whiteness" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "American Summer" is a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods. In "Dying of Whiteness," a physician reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences -- even for the white voters they promise to help. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/kotlowitz-metzl

National Poetry Month: Holly Iglesias

Thu., April 25, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes poet and former St. Louisan Holly Iglesias, who will sign and read from her new collection, "Sleeping Things," at this special National Poetry Month event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Sleeping Things" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Holly Iglesias is the author of three poetry collections, "Souvenirs of a Sunken World" (Kore Press), "Angles of Approach" (White Pine Press), and "Sleeping Things" (Press 53) and a critical work, "Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry" (Quale Press). Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/holly-iglesias
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
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