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Birthday of Harold Bell Wright who wrote The Shepherd of the Hills and 18 other novels. Two were made into movies starring Gary Cooper and John Wayne. He served as a Christian minister in Pierce City and Lebanon, MO. more

May 4, 2017 9:34 AM Missouri History

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A Memory in The House of Seven Gables

Columnist John Robinson finds the resolve to push on through a ponderous victorian novel by reflecting on where the book itself came from. more

Apr 14, 2017 1:53 PM King of the Road by John Robinson

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The writing is lively and rewards the thoughtful, deliberate reader. Approach this book with an open mind, a genuine sense of curiosity, and perhaps a compass, and you will be rewarded. more

Apr 11, 2017 1:40 PM Life

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A Missouri writer captures the tale of Ella Kate, the "Missouri Giantess," and her struggle for self acceptance. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:46 PM The Back Story

Kansas City duo tackles serious subject matter with random acts of mirth. more

Oct 5, 2016 10:29 PM

Downtown St. Louis looks at 250 years in the Gateway City more

Aug 24, 2016 12:00 AM Life

Missourian Gayle Harper traces America’s greatest river from headwaters to the delta. more

Jun 15, 2016 3:41 PM Life

Today, Webster’s and Oxford English dictionaries each contain nearly half a million words, more than double the word count that drove Mark Twain bonkers—a term that probably didn’t exist in his day. more

Mar 9, 2016 3:52 PM King of the Road

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