Tuesday, July 1, 2014

AUTHORS @ YOUR LIBRARY

Terri Barnes
July 10 | 7 p.m.
Central Library
1301 Olive St. | 63103

Terri Barnes discusses and signs her book, Spouse Calls: Messages From a Military Life.

Barnes continues to bridge generations with a “best of” collection sure to touch the hearts and homes of every reader. From her own kitchen table to Capitol Hill, she takes readers beyond the headlines and homecoming videos for an inside look at the day-to-day hardships, victories, and many ways military life shapes, challenges, and enriches its families.

Books available for purchase courtesy of the author.

Nicholas J.C. Pistor
July 16 | 7 p.m.
Central Library
1301 Olive St. | 63103

Nicholas J.C. Pistor discusses and signs his book, The Ax Murders of Saxtown: The Unsolved Crime That Terrorized a Town and Shocked a Nation.

The Ax Murders of Saxtown is a gripping tale of suspense and suspicion that exposes brand new information about the century-old killing of the Stelzriede family of Saxtown, Illinois, and showcases the flaws of the nineteenth-century justice system.

Books available for purchase courtesy of Left Bank Books.

Jim Merkel
July 17 | 7 p.m.
Buder
4401 Hampton Ave. | 63109

Jim Merkel discusses and signs his book,The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers,The Schemers and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch.

The dreamers included Luther Ely Smith, the St. Louis mover and shaker who envisioned a riverfront memorial to Thomas Jefferson, and architect Eero Saarinen, who spent fourteen years designing the Arch but didn’t live to see it.

Books available for purchase courtesy of the author.

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