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On December 2, Kinky Friedman will be appearing at Off Broadway in St. Louis. Mr. Friedman is a prolific writer, musician, and 2006...

"Lorraine" by Lori McKenna is full of songs that tell the sad but...

 

Fall always ushers in knitting season for me, when the cooler temperatures bring forth cozy memories of curling up with a knitting project. If you are looking for something new to knit, pick up "...

With the holidays approaching, it's all about memories. As you set around the dinner table, by the time you've finished dessert, you just may have some new ones.

What is the difference between a biography and a memoir? A memoir is...

The film "Paper Moon," although produced in the 1970s, was shot in black-and-white, thus transporting viewers back to the era in which it is set,...

Colson Whitehead's novel "Zone One" might be called a zombie novel or post-apocalyptic fiction. But even...

After a hectic and busy day at work, many of us find the drive-thru of our favorite greasy pit to be the last stop before we reach home. Most of us are guilty of this sinful detour because, frankly we just don't have the time, let alone the effort left in us to...

Way back in 1995 Gregory Maguire started something big with "Wicked: the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West." Maguire has said that he hoped to tell a new story about a familiar villain. He succeeded. "Wicked" became a huge hit spawning a four book series and an award-winning musical...

While you are waiting this autumn for Coldplay's "Mylo Xyloto," Wilco's "The Whole Love" or Red Hot Chili Peppers' "I'm with You," check out past recordings, such as "Californication" or "A Ghost Is Born" or "Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends." The library also has...
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