Monthly Archives: July 2015

I Spent Approximately Two Hours at a Romance Writers’ Convention (and Obsessed About It)

2:30 PM — Invocation It is a scorching and bright July afternoon in St. Louis, and I’ve been released for the afternoon to attend a convention called Penned Con, which is being held nearby at the St. Louis City Center … Continue reading

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Novel Feelings: Rachel Greenwald Smith on Emotion and US Fiction

Here at Central Library we’ve recently received our copy of Affect and American Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism, the first book by Rachel Greenwald Smith, an assistant professor at St. Louis University. It was published by the prestigious Cambridge … Continue reading

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