Jennifer Robson explores love, loss and survival in WW2 Italy in “Our Darkest Night”
In Jennifer Robson’s “Our Darkest Night,” a young Jewish woman in WW2 Italy agrees to pose as a Christian farmer’s wife to survive the Holocaust.
One on One with Crime Writer Ace Atkins
Prolific author Robert B. Parker died in 2010 but his iconic Boston private eye, Spenser, lives on in his popular detective series by crime writer, Ace Atkins.
First Person One on One: Tom Vanderbilt
In this edition of First Person One on One, author Tom Vanderbilt discusses his new book, “Beginners, The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning.”
Anna North’s New Feminist Western, “Outlawed”
“Outlawed” dusts off the myth of the old West and reignites the glimmering promise of the frontier with an entirely new set of feminist stakes.
Outsmarting a Serial Killer: Lars Kepler’s Newest Crime Novel, “Lazarus”
“Lazarus” will keep you on the edge of your reading chair. Lars Kepler talks about writing dark thrillers with brilliant heroes and hellish villains.
Finding the American Dream
Travel journalist Bill Clevlen takes readers on a tour of famous Americans showing their humble beginnings and how they changed history, based on his travels.
Escaping to Paris with Jane Smiley
Pulitzer prize winning author and St. Louis native Jane Smiley discusses her talking animal book, “Perestroika in Paris,” and her main characters’ namesakes.
A is for Autocrat
D.B. Dowd has written an ABC book for adults — with a political twist. And Dowd does not pull any punches when it comes to his critique of some in government
First Person One on One: “The Hill”
A conversation with LynneMarie Alexander, author of “The Hill,” a new coffee table book with personal accounts and photos of the famous St. Louis neighborhood.
First Person One on One: Michael Cannell
In his new book, “A Brotherhood Betrayed,” journalist Michael Cannell tells the true story of the mafia’s highest ranking assassin, who turned state’s witness.