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SF STL: Jasper Fforde

Wed., Feb. 20, 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 of the Thursday Next series Jasper Fforde, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Early Riser"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Early Riser" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In a world of bitter winters, during which the human population hibernates, the slightly crazed Winter Consuls are tasked with ensuring everyone's safety. Newbie consul Charlie learns about a rash of weird dreams, which seem innocuous enough until they start killing people. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jasper-fforde
Ethical Society of St. Louis (map)
9001 Clayton Rd
Richmond Heights
phone 314-991-0955

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

Don Marsh

Sat., Feb. 23, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314-961-3784
tcooper@wpgl.org

Don Marsh will discuss his book Coming of Age, Liver Spots and All: A Humorous Look at the Wonders of Getting Old. Copies of the book will be sold at the event. Free

http://www.wgpl.org
Webster Groves Public Library (map)
301 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Groves
phone 314-961-3784

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

Poetry at the Point: Kate Wylie, Rita Chapman, Richard Stimac

Tue., Feb. 26, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
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Poetry at the Point on February 26 will feature poets Kate Wylie, Rita Rouvalis Chapman, and Richard Stimac. 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. Free

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

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

An Evening with Bestselling Author Steve Berry

Mon., March 4, 7-9 p.m.
phone 314-994-3300

International and New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry (www.steveberry.org) will appear on March 4 at 7 p.m. at the St. Louis County Library located at 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Louis on his national book tour to talk about his latest thriller, “The Malta Exchange.” For more details, call 314-994-3300. Free

St. Louis County Library Headquarters (map)
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Frontenac
phone 314-994-3300

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

Observable Readings: Diane Seuss and Eileen G’Sell

Mon., March 4, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The Observable Reading Series on March 4 will feature Diane Seuss and Eileen G’Sell. Brought to you by St. Louis Poetry Center, the Observable Series welcomes poets to Dressel’s Public House (CWE). Reading begins at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs loft of the restaurant. Free, Suggested $5 donation at the door

http://stlouispoetrycenter.org/observable/
Dressel's (map)
419 N. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-361-1060

Faculty Book Talk: Provost Holden Thorp

Tue., March 5, 4:30-6 p.m.
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@ Washington University in St. Louis, Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium
As part of the University Libraries Faculty Book Talk Series, Holden Thorp, provost of Washington University in St. Louis, and Buck Goldstein, entrepreneur in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill, will discuss Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities (UNC Press). In the book, Thorp and Goldstein provide a timely assessment of the state of higher education, which has come under criticism in recent years due to rising tuition costs and other factors. A reception and book signing will follow the talk. The event is free and open to the public. Free

https://library.wustl.edu/event/faculty-book-talk-provost-holden-thorp/?rd=20190305
Washington University (map)
Forsyth & Skinker boulevards
University City
phone 314-935-5000

Soar into STEM Launch Party

Thu., March 7, 6-7:30 p.m.
phone 636-537-1302
jessica.watson@wingsofhope.ngo
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@ Wings of Hope, 18370 Wings of Hope Boulevard
Join Wings of Hope as we kick off Soar into STEM, an exciting new regional initiative to ignite in local youth a passion for pursuing STEM and aviation careers. Author Keith O'Brien joins us as keynote speaker to discuss the remarkable stories contained in his New York Times bestseller Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History, with a book signing to follow. Left Bank Books will offer books for sale. Light refreshments provided. This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is encouraged. Free

https://wingsofhope.ngo/events/soar-into-stem-launch-party-fly-girls-author-event/
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Thomas Lennon & John Hendrix

Fri., March 8, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes writer, comedian, and actor Thomas Lennon and St. Louis illustrator John Hendrix, who will sign and discuss the first book in their new middle-grade series, "Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles"! Tickets are $20/$25 and include a copy of "Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles". A $5 family companion ticket is also available, which admits one additional child (under the age of 12) and does NOT include a copy of "Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles." This ticket holder MUST be accompanied by a full-priced ticket holder. Tickets available at left-bank.com/lennon. $20/$25

https://www.left-bank.com/lennon
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Mad Art Gallery (map)
2727 S. 12th St.
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-771-8230

An Evening with Jacob Tobia and Samantha Allen

Mon., March 11, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books and the Metro Trans Umbrella Group welcome authors Jacob Tobia and Samantha Allen, who will sign and discuss their new books, "Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story" and "Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States"! A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit MTUG! Single Book Ticket Packages admit one or two people, and include a copy of either "Sissy" or "Real Queer America." Two Book Bundle Ticket Packages admit one or two people, and includes a copy of both "Sissy" and "Real Queer America" and VIP seating at the event. Tickets at left-bank.com/tobiaandallen. $30-$60

https://www.left-bank.com/tobiaandallen
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Mad Art Gallery (map)
2727 S. 12th St.
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-771-8230

Not So Late Night: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Chaya Bhuvaneswar, Ron Austin & Katarra Parson

Fri., March 15, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Join Left Bank Books for a special night of music and readings at the 2nd annual Not So Late Night, featuring host Ron Austin, special guests Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Chaya Bhuvaneswar, and music by Katarra Parson! Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is the New York Times-bestselling author of "Friday Black" and a 5 under 35 honoree. Chaya Bhuvaneswar is a physician and writer whose debut story collection, "White Dancing Elephants," was a best book of 2018 for Kirkus Reviews. Ron A. Austin holds an MFA from the University of Missouri–St. Louis and is a 2016 Regional Arts Commission Fellow. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/not-so-late-night-2
Mad Art Gallery (map)
2727 S. 12th St.
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-771-8230
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