Category Archives: Arts & Music

The day Elvis died

Certain stories set an entire newsroom buzzing, and word of the death of Elvis Presley, 40 years ago today, spread like wildfire throughout the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. I had worked there for eight months, still getting used to the rhythms … Continue reading

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A review: Bitter Brew

Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America’s Kings of Beer by William Knoedelseder My rating: 5 of 5 stars William Knoedelseder’s book captures the larger-than-life story of five generations of a family who piloted America’s premier brewing … Continue reading

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My book club’s selections for 2016

Here are the books my book club read in 2016. Check them out. You might find a few to be of interest. At the bottom of the article, you’ll find links to the books we read in 2010, 2013, 2014 … Continue reading

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