Missouri Books

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

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Courtesy of Greitens Group

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

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!

Gone Girl

Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

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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Courtesy of University of Missouri Press

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!


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


Courtesy of Henry Goldkamp

What the Hell Is St. Louis Thinking?

St. Louis poet Henry Goldkamp sought out to gather a city's thoughts. Now, he's looking to publish them. more

Apr 3, 2014 10:01 AM MO!


Courtesy of Noppadol Paothong

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


Courtesy of H. Ray Sigler

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

Savor Missouri: River Hills Food and Wine Launches

Pick a road, any road and explore regional flavor. more

Apr 16, 2013 8:02 AM Savor Missouri by Nina Furstenau 2 Comments

A Good American

Courtesy Publisher

Meet the Meisenheimer family in this family saga spanning multiple generations. The family must deal with WWI, the Great Depression, and challenging rigid racial borders. more

Feb 8, 2013 5:00 AM Life

The latest book in Rita Mae Brown's Sneaky Pie Brown series, Cat of the Century, takes you to a fictional mystery at William Woods University. more

Feb 17, 2012 5:00 AM Life

A poignant book of letters to a granddaughter, Letters to Eliza, captures a grandmother's battle with cancer. more

Feb 3, 2012 5:00 AM Life

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