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Notable Nonfiction for March 2017
recommended by SLPL_Trends
Here are our picks for the hottest new nonfiction releases. The hold list for most of these these new titles isn't long....yet. Don't wait…
Here are our picks for the hottest new nonfiction releases. The hold list for most of these these new titles isn't long....yet. Don't wait…
On Writing as a Woman On Writing as a Woman
By SLPL_CenterfortheReader
I read an interesting article recently on BookRiot written by Priya Sridhar, in which she states, "I am a woman. I am also a writer. Some m…
I read an interesting article recently on BookRiot written by Priya Sridhar, in which she states, "I am a woman. I am also a writer. Some m…
New Non-Fiction at Schlafly for March 20… New Non-Fiction at Schlafly for March 20…
By SLPL_SchlaflyGatherings
We're always looking for new and interesting non-fiction titles to add to our collection. Here are a few titles we've recently purchased: B…
We're always looking for new and interesting non-fiction titles to add to our collection. Here are a few titles we've recently purchased: B…
Arts and Crafts "bibles"
recommended by SLPL_FineArts
The English word "bible" comes from the Greek "biblos", meaning simply "book". Of course, in the religious s…
The English word "bible" comes from the Greek "biblos", meaning simply "book". Of course, in the religious s…
Books to film: March & April 2017
recommended by SLPL_Trends
We all know that the book is always better than movie, so checkout these titles that are making the transition from the page to the big scr…
We all know that the book is always better than movie, so checkout these titles that are making the transition from the page to the big scr…
The Dust Bowl The Dust Bowl
By SLPL_SchlaflyGatherings
Despite its massive impact on American agriculture and commerce, the Dust Bowl is misunderstood. As a child, I thought that it was simply a…
Despite its massive impact on American agriculture and commerce, the Dust Bowl is misunderstood. As a child, I thought that it was simply a…
Chuck Berry (1926-2017)
recommended by SLPL_Studio
Chuck Berry emerged from the city of St. Louis to become one of the greatest innovators in early rock and roll music. Dig through these lib…
Chuck Berry emerged from the city of St. Louis to become one of the greatest innovators in early rock and roll music. Dig through these lib…
Author Event: Augusten Burroughs 3/30 Author Event: Augusten Burroughs 3/30
By SLPL_SchlaflyGatherings
Left Bank Books and the St. Louis Public Library welcome bestselling author Augusten Burroughs, who will sign and discuss his memoir, Lust …
Left Bank Books and the St. Louis Public Library welcome bestselling author Augusten Burroughs, who will sign and discuss his memoir, Lust …
Big names, new titles for March 2017
recommended by SLPL_Trends
We're positive most of the titles will wind up on the New York Times bestseller list, so get your name on the waiting list now!
We're positive most of the titles will wind up on the New York Times bestseller list, so get your name on the waiting list now!
Are you ready for Pi Day? Are you ready for Pi Day?
By SLPL_Culinary
Pi Day is March 14 (naturally).  And, what better day than to celebrate with some PIE? You could begin with this book: How to Bake [pi] I m…
Pi Day is March 14 (naturally).  And, what better day than to celebrate with some PIE? You could begin with this book: How to Bake [pi] I m…
Movies on a Plane Movies on a Plane
By SLPL_Studio
Nothing like taking a plane ride to anywhere just for a little break from the daily routine. Another great way to get away is to view one o…
Nothing like taking a plane ride to anywhere just for a little break from the daily routine. Another great way to get away is to view one o…
Classic Film Noir
recommended by SLPL_Studio
This genre, or mode of storytelling, began in the early 1940s as Hollywood filmmakers began adapting hard-boiled crime fiction for the big …
This genre, or mode of storytelling, began in the early 1940s as Hollywood filmmakers began adapting hard-boiled crime fiction for the big …
"Let Your Words Be Heard" Poetry Contest "Let Your Words Be Heard" Poetry Contest
By SLPL_SchlaflyGatherings
Calling all poets to participate in the Let your Words be Heard Poetry Contest sponsored by the Sc…
Calling all poets to participate in the Let your Words be Heard Poetry Contest sponsored by the Sc…
No time for a book group meeting? Try o… No time for a book group meeting? Try o…
By SLPL_CenterfortheReader
Do you enjoy discussing what you've been reading, but don't have time to go to a book group?  Consider joining in on our monthly online dis…
Do you enjoy discussing what you've been reading, but don't have time to go to a book group?  Consider joining in on our monthly online dis…
American Entry into World War I
recommended by SLPL_History
American declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917 and on their allies Austria-Hungary on December 7, 1917. The main reason was Germany's su…
American declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917 and on their allies Austria-Hungary on December 7, 1917. The main reason was Germany's su…
March Madness
recommended by SLPL_CenterfortheReader
Not basketball at all, but depictions of various kinds of madness in these stories.
Not basketball at all, but depictions of various kinds of madness in these stories.
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