Book Review: French St. Louis

A new book seeks to broaden our understanding of St. Louis’s legacy


Biography of a Nation

A new biography of Missouri’s twenty-fifth governor adds understanding of America’s formative years.


Book Review: The Last Children of Mill Creek

Vivian Gibson’s memoir depicts a pivotal moment in the history of St. Louis and the country.


Book Review: A Common Person and Other Stories

R. M. Kinder’s new collection of short stories illuminates the significance of everyday life.


Abandoned Kansas City

A Kansas City photographer’s new book lends new life to abandoned locales.


10 Books That Shaped Our State

Missouri’s literary legacy looms large, but here are works that have changed the way people think about the Show-Me State.


September Book Reviews

A new guide featuring species native to the Midwest makes an essential addition to the gardener’s library.


Book Blurbs: July/August

More great reads around our state.


O America: Discovery in a New Land

William Least Heat-Moon’s new novel explores the American interior in every sense of the word.