A St. Louis Death and the Search for Truth

Journalist Ben Westhoff mentored a young Black man through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. When the young man is killed, after sinking into drug abuse and being armed almost all the time, Ben searches for the killer.

How to Overcome Unconscious Bias

Jessica Nordell, author of The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias, will discuss what she’s learned in her 15 years of in-depth study focusing on the efforts being undertaken thus far to combat bias and discrimination in our society.

Missouri’s American Indians Told Stories in Winter

The Osage, Missouria, Ioway, and Otoe native nations that lived in what is now Missouri celebrated wintertime in their own ways. Here, we share three Native American tales to curl up with on a cold evening.

Now Do You Know Where You Are Book Review

Book lovers may enjoy the new book, Now Do You Know Where You Are, by St. Louis poet Dana Levin. Her new collection conjures the end times and gives readers some welcome company.

Missouri’s women senators promote ‘You Can, Too!’

Missouri's women senators are promoting "You Can, Too!," a book designed to engage young readers, promote literacy, instill confidence and encourage young girls to follow their passions. Sen. Sandy Crawford hosted a tea party event on Tuesday in Buffalo.

Library’s annual romance convention returns August 4-6

Mid-Continent Public Library’s annual Romance GenreCon convention for romance readers and writers will return August 4-6.

Recommended Reading

Missouri authors and books capture our imaginations with this list of recommended reading.

Book review: Far from any road

Missouri Life magazine book review: How often do you stop and consider what’s going on in the minds of other drivers surrounding you out on the road?

Great Reads

True-crime thrillers, scandals and canine adventures are vying for your springtime reading pleasure.

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St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Binds Community

From a futuristic St. Louis where technology clashes with Jewish tradition to a story inspired by real high school students who stood up against an assignment asking them to defend the Holocaust, the forty-third annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival brings together a variety of authors and stories.