Monday, 12 May 2014 18:03

Literary Happenings

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One great thing about living in a literary city like St. Louis—you can attend a reading, book signing or event nearly every night of the week.

Here are some literary happenings for the next couple of weeks:

May 12  7 p.m. St. Louis County Library Headquarters

Elaine Viets reads and signs her latest work of fiction, Catnapped!

May 13   7 p.m.  Left Bank Books

Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodd, The New Art of Capturing Love

The first and most comprehensive collection of portraits of same sex couples, this books features the work of 46 photographers. A portion of proceeds benefit PROMO.


May 15  7 p.m.  St. Louis County Library Headquarters

Cynthia Bond, Ruby

Debut novelist Cynthia Bond weaves a story about one woman’s attempt to escape violence and racism in a small southern town in this combination love story/ghost story.


May 16  4 p.m.  Left Bank Books

Talk show host Wendy Williams will sign books and be in your selfie. Her latest work of fiction is called Hold Me in Contempt. $16 for a book and place in line.


May 20  7 p.m.  St. Louis County Library Headquarters

Alan Weisman, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth 

Alan Weisman has visited more than 20 countries to explore the urgent question: How many people can our planet hold? Countdown investigates the chances for humanity's future.


May 22  7 p.m.  St. Louis County Library Headquarters

Craig Johnson, Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery

Western mystery writer Craig Johnson’s success is spurred by the A&E hit show “Longmire,” based on his series of books. Mosey on over to the county library auditorium for a reading from his latest yarn.