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Book Review: The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards

Book Review: The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards by Tif Sweeney In 2006, Kim Edwards brought us her stunning debut novel, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, a story filled with family secrets, sadness, yet hope. Her latest novel, The Lake of Dreams (recently released in paperback) delves into a mysterious ancestry, but with a much…

An Evening with Kim Edwards

An Evening with Kim Edwards by Tif Sweeney On the first day of December, I had the pleasure of spending the evening listening to the wisdom of Kim Edwards, the author of the bestseller, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter and her more recent release of The Lake of Dreams. She is currently touring for the paperback…

Local Best-Sellers for Last Week in November

Here is a list of the local-best sellers for the last week in November as reported to the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch by the local independent book stores. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Finally a Locally Produced Guidebook to St. Louis by and for St. Louisans Neighborhood by Neighborhood by Amanda Doyle 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami…

Walrus Recommends: Holiday Gift Guide

Walrus Recommends:  Holiday Gift Guide by Tif Sweeney It is that time of year where you are in need of gift ideas for all the many upcoming holiday celebrations.  Since Walrus Publishing is here to connect Saint Louis writers and readers, then what better way to share the local love with our own personal recommendations…

Thanksgiving Day! Thoughts and Thanks

To all of our contributors and members, we say THANK YOU!  We wish you and yours a most Happy Thanksgiving! For those inclined to write today – We sat beside and across from one another at the dinner table, packed in like sardines, shoulder to shoulder, knee to knee…. Hmm, I wonder where it goes…

Getting Wicked With Gregory Maguire

Getting Wicked With Gregory Maguire by Tif Sweeney On Tuesday, November 15, I ventured to the Saint Louis County Library Headquarters for an event that I have been looking forward to for weeks.  It is not every day that you get to attend an event featuring one of your all-time favorite authors!  Though I have…

Chatting with Elaine Viets

Chatting with Elaine Viets by Diana Davis, Walrus Contributor Where did you start writing? I started with the St. Louis Post Dispatch. They hired me right out of college. I spent the first two years at University of Missouri-St. Louis, and my final two years at the University of Missouri, School of Journalism in Columbia.…