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

Author Jo Ann Trogdon examines American icon William Clark’s overlooked excursion and controversial associates. more

Jan 13, 2016 12:24 PM Life

Saint Louis BOO!

Zookeeper turns “BOOkeeper” for this book of light-hearted ghost stories. more

Oct 23, 2015 3:00 PM MO!

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West Plains author Annie England Noblin tackles animal cruelty in her debut novel. more

Sep 16, 2015 11:58 AM Life

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What makes Missourian, author, nonprofit founder, and veteran Eric Greitens tick? more

May 26, 2015 3:54 PM Life

Columbia author Keija Parssinen further develops her craft in her second novel. more

May 22, 2015 4:26 PM Life


Bruce Stidham

In Lebanon, Missouri, Stephanie Hasty uses literature and life to teach her students about acceptance. more

Mar 30, 2015 4:59 PM Life

How to Live Forever: A Conversation With Richard Burgin

Richard Burgin is one of Missouri's most prolific contemporary writers. We sat down at his home in Clayton to talk about art, magazines, and immortality. more

Jan 16, 2015 3:00 AM MO!

The Autobiography of a City

What began as a kooky idea—setting up public typewriters around St. Louis—has become an illuminating book. more

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM MO!

Gone Girl

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You don’t have to drive to Hollywood to visit a blockbuster movie set. Instead, visit Cape Girardeau, where David Fincher and Ben Affleck filmed Gone Girl. more

Sep 29, 2014 11:14 AM Life

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A Q&A with William Least Heat-Moon

We have a conversation with one of Missouri's most revered authors about his new book, how to pronounce our state's name, and what he's doing next. more

Jul 22, 2014 2:20 PM MO!


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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Legacy

Why are the Little House books so engaging after so many years? Our guest writer Carolyn Tomlin explores this question. more

Jul 15, 2014 11:33 AM MO!


Courtesy of Keija Parssinen

A Columbia's author's childhood in Saudi Arabia influenced her award-winning book, The Ruins of Us. more

Jul 8, 2014 11:38 AM Life

Check out these great Missouri books; they're perfect for when you're stuck inside on a rainy day. more

May 29, 2014 11:03 AM Life

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Taisia Gordon

An author’s first novel, inspired by true events, grapples with humanity's darker side. more

May 20, 2014 12:00 AM Life


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Noppadol Paothong put ten years in researching and photographing the Native-American grassland grouse, and now his work is showcased in a book with text writer Joel Vance. more

Mar 20, 2014 12:00 AM Life


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Author Hubert Ray Sigler builds stories based on real people from the Great Depression in Tyrone, Missouri. more

Jan 8, 2014 12:00 AM Life 1 Comments

Missouri writer Darren Dean dives into how the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn relates to the modern psyche. Did you learn about this book the right way? Is there a wrong way to enjoy this classic? more

Aug 9, 2013 12:00 AM 1 Comments

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