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Missouri’s Own Authors
November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bookend Event – Missouri’s Own Authors
Wednesday, November 16, 7 pm
Missouri’s homegrown talent shares their stories. Local and state-wide authors will share their stories via our panel, and then after their presentations, the audience is invited to enjoy one-on-one conversations with the panelists.
Mara W. Cohen Ioannides, Jews of Missouri: An Ornament to Israel
Missouri State University English professor Mara W. Cohen Ioannides describes Missouri’s rich Jewish history – not only in St. Louis, Kansas City and the Ozarks, but across the state. The books, which covers the period from before statehood in 1821 until World War I, details the Jewish history of 74 Missouri cities and towns.
Larry Swedroe, Your Essential Guide to Sustainable Investing: How to Live Your Values and Achieve Your Financial Goals with ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing
Larry Swedroe defines sustainable investing, then offers tips to increase your portfolio while making a difference in the world. Learn how to make an impact both for yourself and future generations.
Richard Lazaroff, Illumination
The protagonist struggles with her faith in this historical fiction novel. To reconcile her Judaism with modern life, she explores her family history over four generations from Kyiv to South Haven, Michigan.
Cynthia Changyit Levin, From Changing Diapers to Changing the World: Why Moms Make Great Advocates and How to Get Started
In between changing diapers and driving carpool, Cynthia Changyit Levin advocated for making the world a better place for all. Changyit Levin offers non-partisan advice on how to juggle parenting and participation in modern politics.
Diane Bleyer, The Second Chance
Humans are navigating climate change and their own relationships in this science fiction tale set in 2035.
David Henschel, The Art of Old Time Black and White Photography: 200 Black and White Photographs
David Henschel shares 200 photographs taken between 1968 and 2004. This coffee table keeper ensures that the lost art of black and white photography stays vibrant and alive.
Jessica Radloff, The Big Bang Theory: The Definitive, Inside Story of the Epic Hit Series
Glamour senior editor Jessica Radloff gives readers an all-access definitive, behind-the-scenes look at the most popular sitcom of the last decade, The Big Bang Theory, packed with all-new, exclusive interviews with the producers and entire cast.