Library books on shelves in an old library.

September 3, 1897

Sally Benson was born on this date in St. Louis.  She wrote a book that became the basis for Meet Me in St. Louis. She went on to write other screenplays including National Velvet, Bus Stop, and Anna and the King of Siam (The King and I).


William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon’s Debut Novel Takes a Spiritual Journey

The writing is lively and rewards the thoughtful, deliberate reader. Approach this book with an open mind, a genuine sense of curiosity, and perhaps a compass, and you will be rewarded.