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Wild Things


by: Jaimee Wriston Colbert

  New Collection of “Linked, Rural-Noir” Stories Depict Endangered Humans in Endangered Environments           Jaimee Wriston Colbert has given us a story collection for our times. In Wild Things, Colbert’s human characters face displacement, just like the tropical alligator who appears in New York’s Susquehanna River. They face sheer desperation, like that of an ohia tree cling...

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Kansas City Literary Events

Nathan Hill

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Kansas City, Mo.

Hill will discuss his work and his novel The Nix and answer questions.  A book signing will follow.  This is a free event; registration required via Mid-Continent Public Library at 816-883-4900.  Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. 


A Stand for Conger Beasley Jr.

The death of one of the most significant literary figures of the Kansas City region, Conger Beasley Jr., on Aug. 9, 2016, author of over 19 books of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, articles and art, has gone . . .


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.