Would you like to meet some local authors and get their take on a variety of topics? St. Louis Genealogical Society will host more than fifteen authors and publishers at the annual Book Jamboree on Sunday, 6 December from 1 to 3 p.m.
Bring your holiday shopping list for your family and friends. The event is free and open to the public at the society’s offices, 4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140, in Maplewood, south of Manchester and west of Big Bend Blvd.
Chat with authors and get their take on regional topics, from the Cardinals to the 252 St. Louis birthday cakes, from historic horse racing to the twelve days of Christmas, St. Louis style. Books and publications cover new histories of the region, popular St. Louis institutions, ethnic St. Louis, and more.
You won’t want to miss:
Matthew Nolan: 250 Years – 252 Cakes: The Definitive St. Louis 250th Anniversary Cake Book
Ryan Nusbickel: The St. Louis 12 Days of Christmas and Who Moved My Gooey Butter Cake
Dr. John Oldani: St. Lou-ism’s: Lingo, Lore, and the Lighter Side of Life in the Gateway City
Carol Ferring Shepley: St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline
Elizabeth Terry: Ethnic St. Louis
Also featured are:
Vicki Erwin/Justine Riggs: Guidebook to St. Charles
Dr. J. Frederick Fausz: Historic St. Louis: 250 Years Exploring New Frontiers
NiNi Harris: Downtown St. Louis
Kenneth Johnson: Moonlight Serenade to City Lights: Rare Images of Bands and Orchestras from the Dance Hall Era in Missouri
Dorris Keeven-Franke: Utopia: A German State in America and Warren County (Images of America series)
And some more fascinating topics:
Gary W. Abbott: The Lost Decade: Players of the 1970s Cardinals
Marilynne Bradley: Once Upon a Time in St. Louis: An Illustrated Trip Through the Past
Nancy Carver: Making Tracks: The Untold Story of Horse Racing in St. Louis, 1767–1905
Ross Malone: The Book of Real Missouri Records: Show Me the First, Last, Smallest, Fastest, Strangest, Weirdest and Funniest
Jeffrey Smith, Lindenwood University: Confluence Magazine and Seeking a Newer World
For more information, click on the link on our home page at www.stlgs.org/. We hope to see you on 6 December!