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Jan Jacobi

Sat., Feb. 17, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314-821-5770

A novel about the childhood and young adult years of Abraham Lincoln. Abe encounters the same problems that young adults have faced for generations: Tension with a demanding parent; the need for friendship; recurrent depression; and what path to follow in his life. Using primary sources, drawing mostly on materials gathered by Lincoln’s law partner, William H. Herndon, Jan Jacobi gives readers a portrait of Lincoln not encountered in the history books. free

https://kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org/
Kirkwood Public Library (map)
140 E. Jefferson
Kirkwood
phone 314-821-5770
Jan Jacobi

St. Louis Poetry Center Sunday Workshop

Sun., Feb. 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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St. Louis Poetry Center’s signature program, the Sunday poetry workshop, for February 18 will be held 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the Regional Arts Commission and will feature as critic Eamonn Wall. Free parking in the Pageant and Metrolink lots; Metered parking on Delmar is free on Sundays. 0

http://stlouispoetrycenter.org/workshops/
Regional Arts Commission (map)
6128 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-863-5811
St. Louis Poetry Center Sunday Workshop

Gabriel Fried

Tue., Feb. 20, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning poet and University of Missouri professor Gabriel Fried, who will sign and read from his new collection, "The Children are Reading"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Children are Reading" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "The Children Are Reading" inhabits childhood spaces, physical and imaginative, on either side of the emergence of adult awareness, desires, and anxieties. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/gabriel-fried
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Gabriel Fried

Jeffrey Haas

Thu., Feb. 22, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes attorney and author Jeffrey Haas, who will sign and discuss his book, "The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Assassination of Fred Hampton" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "The Assassination of Fred Hampton" is Haas’s personal account of how he and People’s Law Office partner Flint Taylor pursued Hampton’s assassins, ultimately prevailing over unlimited government resources and FBI conspiracy. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/jeffrey-haas
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Jeffrey Haas

Gordon Whitman

Mon., Feb. 26, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes veteran community organizer Gordon Whitman, who will sign and discuss his new book, "Stand Up!: How to Get Involved, Speak Out, and Win in a World on Fire," with Rev. Cassandra Gould! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Stand Up!" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In "Stand Up!" Veteran organizer Gordon Whitman shows that we have the power we need to create a racially and economically just society. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/gordon-whitman
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Gordon Whitman

Poetry at the Point

Tue., Feb. 27, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
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Poetry at the Point on February 27 will feature feature Robert Stewart, Pamela Garvey, and Jim Hanson. Poetry at the Point is held at The Focal Point in Maplewood on the 4th Tuesday of the month. This reading series invites local and regional poets, and established and up-and-coming poets to share their words. The event is free. 0

http://stlouispoetrycenter.org/poetry-at-the-point/
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The Focal Point (map)
2720 Sutton Blvd
Maplewood
phone 314-560-2778
Poetry at the Point

The Literary Ladies of St. Louis presented by Jaime Bourassa

Tue., March 6, 7-8 p.m.
phone 314-821-5770

Explore the lives and writings of St. Louis’s women writers of the 20th century, including the bayou tales of Kate Chopin, the romantic poetry of Sara Teasdale, and the plays and screenplays of Hollywood writer Zoe Akins. free

https://kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org/
Kirkwood Public Library (map)
140 E. Jefferson
Kirkwood
phone 314-821-5770
The Literary Ladies of St. Louis presented by Jaime Bourassa

Victoria Price

Wed., March 7, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and inspirational speaker Victoria Price, who will sign and discuss her new book, "The Way of Being Lost: A Road Trip to My Truest Self"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Way of Being Lost" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. This intimate and inspiring book shares the lessons Victoria Price (daughter of famed actor Vincent Price) learned from a powerful family heritage of remaining curious, giving back, and saying Yes. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/victoria-price

BookTours Lit Up

Sat., March 10, 1-3:30 p.m.
stlbestcellars@gmail.com
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BestCellars presents: BookTours LIT up: A Historical Look at STL Women in Literature. We are going on the road to celebrate women authors of STL, indie bookstores, libraries, and of course literary-inspired cocktails. Enjoy a bus ride through history as we explore the city in style. Hear a talk from women-run bus tour company, Renegade STL, visit two of our favorite indie bookstores, The Novel Neighbor and Left Bank Books, see where Kate Chopin & Maya Angelou called home, and end with a fabulous tour of Central Library downtown. Tote bag & cocktails included. Ticket required. $37.50

https://www.facebook.com/events/179938545943097/
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The Novel Neighbor (map)
7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves
phone 314-738-9384
BookTours Lit Up

Pénélope Bagieu

Sun., March 11, 4 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books presents an event in honor of Women's History Month with bestselling author and illustrator Pénélope Bagieu, who will sign and discuss her new graphic novel, "Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Brazen" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In "Brazen," celebrated cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu tells the true stories of daring women throughout history. With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, Pénélope Bagieu profiles the lives of formidable female role models, some world famous, some little known. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/penelope-basgieu
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Pénélope Bagieu

Catherine Kautsky

Mon., March 12, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and pianist Catherine Kautsky, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Debussy's Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque,: with St. Louis Post-Dispatch theater critic Judith Newmark! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Debussy's Paris" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Claude Debussy's exquisite piano works have captivated generations with their dreamlike atmosphere and mysterious soundscapes. "Debussy's Paris" explores how key works reflect not only the most appealing and innocent aspects of Paris but also its more disquieting attitudes. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/catherine-kautsky
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Catherine Kautsky

Tim Bono

Tue., March 13, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Washington University professor Dr. Tim Bono, who will sign and discuss his new book, "When Likes Aren't Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "When Likes Aren't Enough" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "When Likes Aren't Enough" tackles the ever-popular subject of happiness and well-being, but reframes it for a younger reader struggling with Instagram envy and high-stakes testing, college rejections and helicopter parents. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/tim-bono
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Tim Bono

The Remarkable Eleanor Roosevelt presented by Bev Schuetz

Wed., March 14, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314-821-5770

She would become the conscience of the president and a beloved, charismatic world leader with a brilliant record in civil rights, women’s equality, poverty, housing, employment and the war. She is also remembered for the worst food in White House history. The life story of this amazing lady provides us with an inspiring study of strength, independence and brilliant accomplishments. free

https://kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org/
Kirkwood Public Library (map)
140 E. Jefferson
Kirkwood
phone 314-821-5770

Daniel Stone

Wed., March 14, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books and the Missouri Botanical Garden welcome National Geographic staff writer Daniel Stone, who will sign and discuss his new book, "The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of a Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats," with Senior Vice President for Science and Conservation James S. Miller! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Food Explorer" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Stone discusses his bio of David Fairchild, a young botanist who set out to explore the world in search of new foods. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/daniel-stone
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Daniel Stone

Women’s History Month: Mackenzi Lee

Thu., March 15, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books presents an event in honor of Women's History Month with bestselling author Mackenzi Lee, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Bygone Badass Broads" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, "Bygone Badass Broads" features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. Free

http://www.left-bank.com/event/mackenzi-lee
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Women’s History Month: Mackenzi Lee
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