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That’s The Way It Was black history stories of segregation in St. Louis

February is Black History Month, so seeing Vida Goldman Prince the other night was especially fitting. She introduced her brand new book, That’s The Way It Was: Stories of Struggles, Survival and Self-Respect in Twentieth-Century Black St. Louis. She was proud of … Continue reading

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Finding The Personal History of Rachel Dupree

Author Ann Weisgarber flew in from Texas to talk to our St. Louis Publishers Association about the publishing journey for her debut novel, The Personal History of Rachel Dupree. The book is fiction, but its story has value for memoirists, … Continue reading

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A historical memoir of home: Sugar Hill, Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem

I‘ve just read a wonderful historical memoir of growing up in 1950s Harlem by Terry Baker Mulligan, known as Jean when she was little. I knew almost nothing about Harlem except it was a dangerous place. And that is why … Continue reading

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