Dennis Owsley came to St. Louis in 1969 to work at Monsanto. In addition to his long career as a scientist and teacher, Owsley has become a prominent local jazz historian, photographer and collector. He has hosted jazz programs on St. Louis Public Radio for over 36 years.
“Before I Leave: Wisdom from the Stories of Six Women Over Eighty” by Jenney Egertson presents biographical sketches and memories of a diverse group of women.
The vintage-postcard-inspired cover of Bill Geist’s new book, “Lake of the Ozarks: My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America,” calls out to readers “Greetings from Yesteryear.” Geist writes a nostalgic love letter recalling his teenage summers working at Arrowhead Lodge, a Lake of the Ozarks…
Left Bank Books presents a night of music and readings at the 2nd annual Not So Late Night at Mad Art Gallery on March 15. Special guests Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Chaya Bhuvaneswar both released highly praised debut short story collections in 2018.
At first glance, Chris Wilson’s book “The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose” looks like a straightforward inspirational story of how one man was able to overcome his circumstances and past misdeeds to achieve success. But it is much more. Wilson’s ability to ex…
The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, which originally opened in 1938, reopened in November of 2018 after an extensive renovation. The grand reopening of the Soldiers Memorial, now part of the Missouri Historical Society, coincided with the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I.