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.


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.


Autumn Beauty

Hermann Photographer William Fields captures autumn beauty in the Missouri countryside.


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.


Abandoned Kansas City

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


Laura Ingalls Wilder

February 7, 1867

Birthday of writer, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Wilder was born in Wisconsin but lived much of her life in Mansfield, MO.


Langston Hughes

February 1, 1902

Novelist, playwright, and short story writer Langston Hughes was born in Joplin.


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.