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Friday, October 31, 2008

ST. LOUIS PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS AUTHORS @ YOUR LIBRARY

The following authors will discuss and sign copies of their recent books about world history of history of St. Louis neighborhoods or St. Louis persons of note:

ANN ZANABONI

November 6 . 7 p.m. •
Buder Branch Library, 4401 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139.

Zanaboni tells the story behind Ted Drewes, Hampton Village, the corner churches, and Francis Park. Through narratives illustrated by rare photographs, Zanaboni captures the essence of this St. Louis neighborhood (St. Louis Hills).

Zanaboni is a freelance writer and regular contributor to the St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association newsletter.

Books available for purchase and signing from Reedy Press.

PETER GALBRAITH

November 12 . 7 p.m. •
Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103.

Galbraith discusses Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq
Strengthened America’s Enemies
.

Galbraith was the earliest expert to describe Iraq’s breakup into religious and ethnic minorities. He provides rules for a national strategy
that will appeal to conservatives, liberals, anyone who believes that the United States needs an effective national security strategy.

Galbraith served as the first U.S. Ambassador to Croatia. He is currently the
Senior Diplomatic Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.

Books available for purchase and signing from Left Bank Books.

Part of the Great Rivers Authors Series sponsored by Left Bank Books,
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, UMSL, and KWMU.

EDNA CAMPOS GRAVENHORST

November 15 • 1 p.m.
Kingshighway Branch Library, 4641 Shenandoah Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110.

Gravenhorst discusses Southwest Garden (the Southwest Garden neighborhood borders the Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park). She owns Three Nosey Broads Historical Home Research, and is the author of Historical Home Research in the City of St. Louis.

Books available for purchase and signing from the Southwest Garden Neighborhood
Association.

SEAN MUHAMMAD

November 23 . 2:30 p.m. •
Julia Davis Branch Library, 4415 Natural Bridge, St. Louis, MO 63115.

Muhammad discusses Princoirs: Official Memoirs of Prince Joe Henry, Ex-Negro Leaguer. Henry, a member of the Indianapolis Clowns, was described as “one of the greatest stars and comedians in franchise history.” He was also known for his professionalism.

Henry is the author of the “Ask a Negro Leaguer” column in The Riverfront Times. The book is an extension of this column. Muhammad is Prince Joe Henry’s grandson.

Books available for purchase and signing from the author.
Sponsored by The Julia Davis Friends.

1301 Olive Street • St. Louis, MO 63103 • 314.206.6779 • www.slpl.org

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