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SF STL: Sabaa Tahir

Tue., June 19, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books and Archon present an SF STL event with bestselling author Sabaa Tahir, who will sign and discuss the third book in the Ember Quartet, "A Reaper at the Gates," with Setsu Uzume! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of any of the books in the Ember Quartet series from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Beyond the Martial Empire and within it, the threat of war looms in A Reaper at the Gates, the highly anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir's Ember Quartet. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/sabaa-tahir
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
SF STL: Sabaa Tahir

Todd Allen Smith

Wed., June 20, 6-8:30 p.m.
phone 618-692-8241
tas571@yahoo.com
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Signing "Murder, Romance and Two Shootings," a book that includes my experience being shot in a mass shooting at Kirkwood City Hall in 2008. This was the second time I was shot. The book also details the death of a close friend in a gay bashing. I will read a passage from the book at the event. I will also do a signing at Tower Grove Pride on Saturday, June 23. Free

https://www.toddallensmith.com/events

Carey Gillam

Thu., June 28, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes veteran journalist Carey Gillam, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Whitewash" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In "Whitewash," veteran journalist Carey Gillam lays bare disturbing details about the 40-year push to prominence of the world’s most popular pesticide: glyphosate, known commonly as Monsanto’s Roundup. Free

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

A. E. Hotchner 101st Birthday Celebration and Book Launch

Thu., June 28, 9 a.m.

@ Washington University-Olin Library, 1 Brookings Dr St. Louis, MO
Henry I. Schvey, professor of drama and comparative literature at Washington University in St. Louis, will interview A. E. Hotchner via streaming video. Hotchner will discuss his new novel "The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom."

https://library.wustl.edu/event/a-e-hotchner-101st-birthday-celebration-and-book-launch/?rd=20180628
Washington University (map)
Forsyth & Skinker boulevards
University City
phone 314-935-5000

Celebrity Storytime with Daniel Wiseman

Sat., July 7, 10:30 a.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis illustrator Daniel Wiseman for a Celebrity Storytime reading of his new picture book, "Goodbye Brings Hello: A Book of Firsts"! From being pushed on a swing to learning how to pump your legs yourself, from riding a beloved trike to mastering your first bike ride, from leaving the comforts of home behind to venturing forth on that first day of school, milestones are exciting but hard. Honest and uplifting, this cheerfully illustrated ode to change gently empowers readers to to brave life's milestones, both large and small. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/daniel-wiseman-3
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Celebrity Storytime with Daniel Wiseman

The Life of a Stutterer: The Journey of Matice Ahnjamine

Sat., July 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
matice.ahnjamine@gmail.com

Local author Matice Ahnjamine will host a book signing and release of her book “The Product Of My Selfishness: The Stutter and The Story” on Saturday, July 7, 2018, “The Product Of My Selfishness: The Stutter and The Story” is a tell all (autobiographical memoir) of sorts in the life of a stutterer whose fluent speech became disfluent after a life altering event. However, her faith in God, fierce confidence and formidable personality has allowed her to become the woman she is today . Free

Maryland Heights Community Center (map)
2344 McKelvey Road
Maryland Heights
phone 314-738-2599
The Life of a Stutterer: The Journey of Matice Ahnjamine

Dr. Lisa Corrigan

Tue., July 10, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com

Left Bank Books and the St. Louis Public Library welcome Dr. Lisa Corrigan, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation"! In the black liberation movement, imprisonment emerged as a key rhetorical, theoretical, and media resource. Imprisoned activists developed tactics and ideology to counter white supremacy. Imprisoned activists developed tactics and ideology to counter white supremacy. Lisa M. Corrigan underscores how imprisonment—a site for both political and personal transformation—shaped movement leaders by influencing their political analysis and organizational strategies. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/lisa-corrigan

The Black Experience Book Club

Starts July 12. Second Thursday of every month, 7-8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31
phone 314-252-8337
remi_stew@icloud.com

Upcoming titles: 7/12/18: High Cotton by Darryl Pinckney 8/9/18: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson 9/13/18: The Mothers by Brit Bennett 10/11/18 You Can't Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson Free

http://left-bank.com/black-experience
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
The Black Experience Book Club

Rachel Devlin

Mon., July 16, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books and Maryville Talks Books welcome Rutgers University professor of history Rachel Devlin, who will sign and discuss her new book, "A Girl Stands at the Door"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "A Girl Stands at the Door" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In "A Girl Stands at the Door," historian Rachel Devlin tells the remarkable stories of the pioneers who fought to desegregate America's schools, among them Lucile Bluford, who fought to desegregate the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism. Free

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

A Midsummer Night's Creep: Josh Woods, Kea Wilson, Fred Venturini & Jedidah Ayres

Thu., July 19, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Boooks presents A Midsummer Night’s Creep: Stories of Witches, Mutants, Cannibals & Murderers, an evening of readings and conversation with authors Josh Woods (“The Black Palace”), Kea Wilson (“We Eat Our Own”), Fred Venturini (“The Heart Does Not Grow Back”) and Jedidiah Ayers (“Peckerwood”)! This event is free and open to the public, but book purchase from Left Bank Books is required to enter the signing line. For more information about the authors and their titles, please visit left-bank.com/event/midsummer-nights-creep. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/midsummer-nights-creep
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
A Midsummer Night's Creep: Josh Woods, Kea Wilson, Fred Venturini & Jedidah Ayres

SF STL: Bryan Camp

Thu., July 26, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books and Archon present an SF STL event with author Bryan Camp, who will sign and discuss his debut novel, "The City of Lost Fortunes"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The City of Lost Fortunes" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. The fate of New Orleans rests in the hands of a wayward grifter in this novel of gods, games, and monsters. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/bryan-camp
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
SF STL: Bryan Camp

Celebrity Storytime with Peggy Archer

Sat., July 28, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Missouri children's author Peggy Archer for a Celebrity Storytime reading of her new picture book, "A Hippy-Hoppy Toad"! It’s hard to be a tiny toad minding your own business on a twig. First a bird pecks at him…. Then a bee buzzes…. Then a dog barks…and so on. And each time the toad is surprised by a buzz or a woof (or the toe of a sneaker!), he hops to a new location farther down the road. With fun sounds, clever rhymes, and an irresistible rhythm, this is the perfect story for sharing. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/peggy-archer
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Celebrity Storytime with Peggy Archer

Diagon After Dark

Sat., July 28, 7:30-11 p.m.
phone 314-749-9455
stlbestcellars@gmail.com
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@ Arden Mead Center, 17 Selma Ave 63119
Join BestCellars for a night of magical debauchery celebrating the birthday of The Boy Who Lived. This is not Hogwarts, there's no sorting hat or potions class. Once the lights go down, Diagon Alley comes alive. Listen to The Wargs perform Harry Potter inspired rock, sip cocktails in our AzkaBAR, dine at the Leaky Cauldron, enter our costume contest, test your HP trivia, shop in Knock Turn Alley, and check out our other vendors. This is the Harry Potter bar you've been waiting for. LIMITED Early "Owl" tickets: $57 then LIMITED $65 level tickets then LIMITED $75 level tickets $57-$75

https://www.facebook.com/events/2014540118795445/
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Hannah Pittard

Mon., July 30, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes acclaimed author Hannah Pittard, who will sign and discuss her new novel, "Visible Empire"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Visible Empire" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "Visible Empire" is an epic novel—based on true events—of love, grief, race, and wealth, charting a single sweltering summer in Atlanta that left no one unchanged, a story of the promise and hope that remain in the wake of crisis. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/hannah-pittard
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Hannah Pittard

Alexis Clark

Thu., Aug. 2, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes journalist editor Alexis Clark, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Enemies in Love: A German POW, a Black Nurse, and an Unlikely Romance"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Enemies in Love" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Twenty-five years before Loving v. Virginia, an African American nurse named Elinor Powell and a soldier in Hitler’s army, Frederick Albert, fell madly in love against all odds in Jim-Crow Arizona. Their story is revealed in full for the first time. Free

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