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Dana Bowman

Wed., Sept. 19, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling author of "Bottled" and Momsieblog.com Dana Bowman, who will sign and discuss her new book, "How to Be Perfect Like Me"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "How to Be Perfect Like Me" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In this funny and revealing follow-up to her best-selling book "Bottled," Dana Bowman reflects on how we live in a society of excess, always pushing ourselves to do and be better. Free

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

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

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

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

Andrew Smith

Thu., Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning young adult author Andrew Smith, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Rabbit & Robot"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Rabbit & Robot" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Told with Andrew Smith’s signature dark humor, "Rabbit & Robot" tells the story of Cager Messer, a boy who’s stranded on his father’s lunar-cruise utopia with insane robots. Smith, Printz Honor author of "Grasshopper Jungle," will make you laugh, cry, and consider what it really means to be human. Free

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

Jonathan Auxier

Sat., Sept. 29, 4 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling children's author Jonathan Auxier, who will sign and discuss his new novel for middle readers, "Sweep: The Story of a Girl and her Monster"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Sweep" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "Sweep" is the story of a girl and her monster by one of today’s most powerful storytellers, a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope. Free

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

Jay Hopler and Dana Levin

Mon., Oct. 1, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
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The Observable Reading Series on October 1 will feature Jay Hopler and Dana Levin. 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
Jay Hopler and Dana Levin

An Evening with Martin Riker & Danielle Dutton

Tue., Oct. 2, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis authors and Dorothy Press co-founders Martin Riker and Danielle Dutton, who will read from and sign their new books, "Samuel Johnson's Eternal Return" and "SPRAWL"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Samuel Johnson's Eternal Return" or "SPRAWL" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. For more information, please visit left-bank.com/event/riker-dutton. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/riker-dutton
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
An Evening with Martin Riker & Danielle Dutton

Carol Ferring Shepley

Thu., Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning St. Louis author Carol Ferring Shepley, who will sign and discuss the second edition of "St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline," at this official Launch Party event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. With vignettes and vintage photographs, this second edition of "St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline" delves deeper into the mix of politics, personality and culture that make up the Gateway City. Free

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

Charlene Carruthers

Fri., Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes influential activist Charlene Carruthers, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements," with St. Louis organizer Kayla Reed! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Unapologetic" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Drawing on Black intellectual and grassroots organizing traditions, "Unapologetic" challenges all of us to make the movement for Black liberation more radical, more queer, and more feminist, and provides a clear framework for activists committed to building transformative power. Free

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

Bob Drury

Mon., Oct. 8, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling co-author of "The Heart of Everything That Is" Bob Drury, who will sign and discuss his new book, "Valley Forge"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Valley Forge" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Bob Drury and Tom Clavin return with an unforgettable and underappreciated chapter in American history—the inspiring, page-turning account of Valley Forge, the Continental Army winter camp where George Washington turned the tide of the American Revolution. Free

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

Lacy M. Johnson

Wed., Oct. 10, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes artist, activist, and author Lacy M. Johnson, who will sign and discuss her new essay collection, "The Reckonings"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Reckonings" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. This collection draws from philosophy, art, literature, mythology, anthropology, film, and other fields, as well as Johnson’s personal experience, to consider how our ideas about justice might be expanded beyond vengeance and retribution to include acts of compassion, patience, mercy, and grace. Free

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

William Knoedelseder

Thu., Oct. 11, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis native and bestselling author of "Bitter Brew" William Knoedelseder, who will sign and discuss his new book, "Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Fins" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. The author of "Bitter Brew" chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl and examines the effect of the automobile on America’s economy and culture. Free

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

The Black Experience Book Club

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
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