Left Bank Books

Left Bank Books
Left Bank Books is listed in the Book Dealers Used & Rare category in Saint Louis, Missouri. Displayed below are the social networks for Left Bank Books which include a Facebook page and a Twitter account. The activity and popularity of Left Bank Books on these social networks gives it a ZapScore of 98.

Contact information for Left Bank Books is:
399 N Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-6731

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Left Bank Books has an overall ZapScore of 98. This means that Left Bank Books has a higher ZapScore than 98% of all businesses on Zappenin. For reference, the median ZapScore for a business in Saint Louis, Missouri is 36 and in the Book Dealers Used & Rare category is 44. Learn more about ZapScore.

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It's back! We've just received our newest shipment of #FireAndFury! Call 314-367-6731 to reserve your copy, or orde†twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Next Tuesday, 1/23: @WUSTL professor & @CtrRelPol director @RMarieGriffith discusses MORAL COMBAT, her new book on†twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We've revamped our Storytime Facebook page! Follow along there for Storytime previews, activity updates, and new releases for young readers!
Storytime at Left Bank Books on Facebook has undergone a renovation and is back in business! Follow us for Storytime previews, activity updates, and new releases news! And of course join us for Storytime, every Saturday at 10:30 a.m.!

Just announced! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot DĂ­az is coming to St. Louis to celebrate the release of his first children's book, ISLANDBORN! Get your tickets for the April 6th event at the Ethical Society of St. Louis at left-bank.com/diaz!
Friday, April 6, 7pm Ethical Society of St. Louis Left Bank Books welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot DĂ­az, who will sign and discuss his new children's book, Islandborn!

Just announced! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is coming to St. Louis to celebrate the release of his fir†twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Even the kids can #BeAKing this #MLKDay. https://t.co/xIGA9QQsRx

#MWConX Pick: When @FreemanExplore learned of mining in the area’s watershed, they decided to take action.Their new twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Author Juli Berwald visited Left Bank Books for a Maryville Talks Books event in November, and discussed the enlightening world of jellyfish and her bestselling book, SPINELESS, to a packed house! Relive the evening with her one-on-one interview with Higher Education Channel TV (HEC-TV)!
Jellyfish are generally not the most loved creature in the ocean. Beachgoers fear them for their painful sting, nuclear reactor operators hate them for clogg...

Truly a St Louis icon.
The woman who some would later call "Frankie Freedom" became a civil rights attorney who fought to end segregated housing and promoted equal rights in St. Louis and nationwide during

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Left Bank Books was honored to work with Edwidge early in her writing career in partnership with New Voices New Worlds, an important local organization that promoted literature be writers of color. We deeply regret that she was compelled by current events to write this post. Read her work. Get to know one of our great American literary artists.
Today We Mourn, Tomorrow We Fight Today, like many of my fellow Haitians and Haitian-Americans, I planned to mourn the dead. I planned to do my mourning quietly and in small doses. I planned to stay busy so I wouldn’t spend the whole day in pain. I planned to check on the children in my family who lost their father and baby brother in the catastrophic earthquake eight years ago. I planned to write notes to friends and family members who were rescued from the rubble by their neighbors. I planned to get through a panel at a literary festival without breaking down in tears. I planned to hold my two daughters a little bit tighter tonight, especially my youngest who was the baby I kept in my arms to keep myself from curling up in a fetal position each time I saw a child being pulled from under a school or house on my television screen. Instead, because the President of the United States, who seems determined to insult Haitians every chance he gets, has said that Haiti--along with “Africa”--is a shithole, I must also lament yet another insult to our dignity. A few weeks ago, it was “All Haitians have AIDS.” This week we are from a shithole country. Haiti is not unacquainted with racists or white supremacists. We defeated our share of them in 1804 when we became the world’s first black republic. Haiti is not a shithole country. It is a country that, for example, if France hadn’t grown tired of fighting, it would have never sold 828,000 square miles of land to the US, from the western banks of the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains, nearly doubling the size of this country. Alexander Hamilton said that the Louisiana Purchase would have never happened were it not for the “courage and obstinate resistance of the black inhabitants” of Haiti. We are also the country that the United States has invaded several times, preventing us from consistently ruling ourselves. If we are a poor country, then our poverty comes in part from pillage and plunder. In the 1980s, the US government--claiming that Haitian pigs had swine fever--participated in the extermination of nearly every native black pig, which represented some families’ entire life savings. These same farmers were then “encouraged” to buy the pampered pink pigs of US farmers. This is only one of many examples I could list. We are also a country where great art, music, and literature have risen from these and a slew of other woes. We are entrepreneurs, big and small, dreamers, workers. We are a country that created people like my father, who drove a taxicab in Brooklyn, sometimes sixteen hours a day, so that my three brothers (two teachers and an IT specialist) and I could have a better life. We are the country that eight years ago lost over 300,000 people whose lives and memory we should be commemorating today, rather than trying to hold our heads up wherever in the world we happen to be. Apparently, the President’s remarks came out of a discussion about Temporary Protected Status, during which he is reported to have said “Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out.” Mr. President, so many have tried to take us out before. Eight years ago, the earth itself tried to take Haiti out. Yet the courage and obstinate resistance of Haitians remain. We survive, and when given the opportunity, we THRIVE. To borrow a slogan that many Americans of different backgrounds have been using since the beginning of this presidency, today we mourn, tomorrow we fight.