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BookFest St. Louis

Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.
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Readers, start your ... glasses, maybe? BookFest St. Louis is back for a second year, with an impressive array of authors from all corners of the Dewey decimal system. Sally Field starts the party at 7 p.m. Friday, September 21, with a discussion about her new memoir, In Pieces, at the Chase Park Plaza (212 North Kingshighway; $37 for one person and one copy of the book). Day two gets underway Saturday, September 22, at 10:30 a.m., with A. LaFaye and Deborah Zemke hosting a children's storytime with costumed characters and photo opportunities at the Schlafly Branch of the St. Louis Public Library (225 North Euclid Avenue). It's off to the races after that, with panels ranging from Deborah Eisenberg, Rebecca Makkai, Anne Valentine and Lucy Jane Bledsoe discussing "Fresh Fierce Fiction" at noon to Michael Isikoff and Sarah Kendzior addressing the worst presidential election ever and authoritarian states in "Russian Roulette: Global Politics in the Age of Trump." If you're into spoken word, Cheeraz Gormon, Paul Tran and Jacqui Germain will be waiting for you at 2 p.m., and at 4 p.m. Wayétu Moore, Bethany Morrow and Marcia Douglas will get into the heady delights of magical realism and speculative fiction at "Alternate Realities: Re-Imagining the Past & The Future." The vast majority of the panels are free to attend, and it all takes place in the Central West End. Visit www.bookfeststl.com for a full schedule. most panels are free, but some events require a fee; check the website for details

Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
BookFest St. Louis

BooKFest St. Louis

Sat., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
marketing@cwenorthcid.com

@ Central West End, McPherson Ave
BookFest St. Louis, being held Sept. 21-22 in the Central West End, will feature an exciting mix of author events and activities highlighting the best in sci-fi, memoirs, mystery, young adult fiction and more. On Sept. 22, book lovers from throughout the region will be able to enjoy children's storytimes, meet & greets, and ten different panel discussions at venues throughout the CWE. Headlining the book festival is three-time Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Field, who will speak during a ticketed engagement at The Chase Park Plaza on Sept. 21. She will discuss her new book, In Pieces. Free

http://bookfeststl.com

Tory Seller: Micro-Novels Across America

Sat., Sept. 22, 1 p.m.
sean.seep@yahoo.com

@ Half Price Books, 630 N McKnight Rd, St Louis, MO 63132
Tory Seller Publications in conjunction Half Price Books present: ‘Micro-Novels Across America: Live at Half Price Books. Join Tory for an afternoon of chaos, laughs and mystery as he reads from his new book 'Micro-Novels'. There will be a meet and greet, Q and A, book signing, and a special 'Half Price' performance. ‘Micro-Novels Across America: Live at Half Price Books’, September 22, 2018 at Half Price Books. The new cool. Free

http://www.facebook.com/MicroNovelsTorySeller
Tory Seller: Micro-Novels Across America

Story Time with Pat Wahler

Sat., Sept. 22, 2-4 p.m.
phone 314-968-4491
info@bookhousestl.com
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Join us on September 22nd at 2 pm as author Pat Wahler reads "Midnight the One-Eyed Cat" "Because she is different, Midnight the one-eyed cat is bullied by other cats. Heartbroken, she runs home in tears. Now it's up to her most unlikely friend, Starlight the three-legged rat to come up with a plan to help Midnight regain her spirit. This charming story of a sweet cat who learns to overcome her fears, build her confidence, and find she's okay just as she is, takes children on an inspiring journey into the power of friendship and love." Free

http://www.bookhousestl.com/
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The Book House (map)
7352 Manchester Rd
Maplewood
phone 314-968-4491

Matthew Horace

Tue., Sept. 25, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes internationally-recognized law enforcement and security contributor Matthew Horace, who will sign and discuss his new book, "The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Black and the Blue" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Matthew Horance, a CNN contributor and former police officer at the federal, state, and local level, offers a searing indictment of America's law enforcement. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/matthew-horace

Robert Lowes, Paul Stroble, and Ned Randle

Tue., Sept. 25, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
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Poetry at the Point on September 25 will feature feature poets Robert Lowes, Paul Stroble, and Ned Randle. 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. Parking is free in the lot on nearby Marietta Avenue or street parking. Refreshments available at the Maya Cafe next door. Free

http://stlouispoetrycenter.org/poetry-at-the-point/
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The Focal Point (map)
2720 Sutton Blvd
Maplewood
phone 314-560-2778
Robert Lowes, Paul Stroble, and Ned Randle

Marc Perrusquia

Wed., Sept. 26, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes journalist Marc Perrusquia, who will sign and discuss his new book, "A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the Civil Rights Movement"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "A Spy in Canaan" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Only Ernest Withers, a key figure in the civil rights movement, could have delivered such iconic photographs—and the kind of information the FBI wanted. "A Spy in Canaan" explores Withers' life, complex motivations, and legacy. Free

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