Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy is featured as May's FYI Book Group selection.
The Library, UMKC, and 18 local and national historians partner to explore Kansas City’s vibrant history of the 1920s and ’30s in a public symposium, April 1-2.
Mark van Doren’s Shakespeare is a sensitive, enthusiastic, and insightful collection of short essays on Shakespeare’s plays and his poetry first published in 1939.
Podcast fans talk about their favorite radio shows with the same enthusiasm readers talk about their favorite books. The Library and KCUR 89.3 FM recently smashed the two formats together into one event, reBOUND.
News broke Friday that author Harper Lee had died peacefully in her sleep at age 89. The author of To Kill a Mockingbird was one of the greats of American literature.
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