It was a novel that made history after it was turned down by more than 100 publishers. Robert Pirsig, author of “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” has died. He was 88-years-old. Aaron Dickens reports.
A reader (and writer) of memoirs notes that dysfunction and disease haunt the genre. What can he read that’s trauma-free?
In “Phenomena,” Annie Jacobsen explores the government’s research into things that go bump in the night.
In Lidia Yuknavitch’s novel “The Book of Joan,” a space colony of survivors orbits a post-apocalyptic Earth.
Duff McDonald’s “The Golden Passport” questions whether Harvard Business School is responsible for the global financial crash.
With new perspective after her husband’s unexpected death, the author of “Lean In” addresses issues that some readers found troubling about that book.
Poets with St. Louis-area ties are well-represented this National Poetry Month. These collections compile experiences difficult and unwieldy, illuminating deeply buried memories and revealing histories.
A charming book explains how the European starling took over North America
A series of book discussions featuring Margaret Atwood’s works will take place before her visit to St. Louis.