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STL Storytelling Live

Thu., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.

What’s the best way to learn about a city? Listen to its stories! Experience St. Louis in a truly unique and authentic way at STL Storytelling Live, a live storytelling event featuring local authors. The stories presented will range from colorful and quirky to heart-warming and poignant. Storytellers will combine personal experience with favorite St. Louis topics like nostalgia, sports, historical happenings, and special places. Longtime St. Louis radio personality and prolific travel writer Bill Clevlen (100 Things to Do in America Before You Die) will moderate the event program and participate alongside five other local authors. $10

https://www.stlpublicradio.org/events/
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Missouri Athletic Club (map)
405 Washington Ave.
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-231-7220
STL Storytelling Live

SF STL: Joseph Fink

Sat., Nov. 17, 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 "Welcome to Night Vale" author Joseph Fink, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Alice Isn't Dead"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Alice Isn't Dead" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. From the New York Times bestselling co-author of "It Devours!" and "Welcome to Night Vale" comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/joseph-fink
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
SF STL: Joseph Fink

Michelle Purdy

Tue., Nov. 27, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Washington University assistant professor Michelle Purdy, who will sign and discuss her new book, Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Transforming the Elite" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Through gripping oral histories and rich archival research, this book showcases educational changes for black southerners during the civil rights movement including the political tensions confronted, struggles faced, and school cultures transformed during private school desegregation. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/michelle-purdy
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Michelle Purdy

Jabari Asim

Wed., Nov. 28, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and St. Louis native Jabari Asim, who will sign and discuss his new book, "We Can't Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "We Can't Breathe" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In "We Can’t Breathe," Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni Morrison has exposed as the “Master Narrative” and replaces it with a story of black survival and persistence through art and community in the face of centuries of racism. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jabari-asim

Peter Shinkle

Wed., Dec. 5, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Peter Shinkle, who will sign and discuss his new book "Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler" at this Launch Party event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Ike's Mystery Man" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "Ike’s Mystery Man" shows that Eisenhower’s National Security Advisor Robert Cutler—working alongside Ike and also the Dulles brothers at the CIA and State Department—shaped US Cold War strategy in far more consequential ways than has been understood. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/peter-shinkle
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Peter Shinkle

Ellen King

Thu., Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Hewn co-owner and head baker Ellen King, who will sign and discuss her new cookbook, "Heritage Baking: Recipes for Rustic Breads and Pastries Baked with Artisanal Flour from Hewn Bakery"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Heritage Baking" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Samples from the book will be provided for tasting at the event! These 45 foolproof recipes for delicious, nutritious breads and pastries star a wide range of artisanal flours that are now readily available to home bakers. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/ellen-king
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Ellen King

Nikki Furrer

Wed., Jan. 9, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com

Left Bank Books welcomes cannabis lawyer, consultant, and former Puddn’head Books owner Nikki Furrer, who will sign and discuss her new book, "A Woman's Guide to Cannabis: Using Marijuana to Feel Better, Look Better, Sleep Better—and Get High Like a Lady"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "A Woman's Guide to Cannabis" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. This guide is a woman’s handbook to demystifying the world of weed, whether it’s being used for pain relief, a moment of calm, or a fit of giggles. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/nikki-furrer
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Nikki Furrer

Chris McGreal

Wed., Jan. 16, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Guardian reporter and former BBC journalist Chris McGreal, who will sign and discuss his new book, "American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "American Overdose" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Journeying through lives and communities wrecked by the opioid epidemic, Chris McGreal reveals not only how Big Pharma hooked Americans on powerfully addictive drugs, but the corrupting of medicine and public institutions that let the opioid makers get away with it. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/chris-mcgreal
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Chris McGreal

Christopher Castellani

Thu., April 18, 7 a.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and GrubStreet artistic director Christopher Castellani, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Leading Men"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Leading Men" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a mysteriously taciturn young Swedish beauty and aspiring actress. Their encounter will go on to alter all of their lives. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/christopher-castellani
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Christopher Castellani

National Poetry Month: Holly Iglesias

Thu., April 25, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes poet and former St. Louisan Holly Iglesias, who will sign and read from her new collection, "Sleeping Things," at this special National Poetry Month event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Sleeping Things" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Holly Iglesias is the author of three poetry collections, "Souvenirs of a Sunken World" (Kore Press), "Angles of Approach" (White Pine Press), and "Sleeping Things" (Press 53) and a critical work, "Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry" (Quale Press). Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/holly-iglesias
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
National Poetry Month: Holly Iglesias
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