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Washington University literary calendar.

This literary calendar is compiled by the Center for Humanities at Washington University and is published with the center's permission. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Author events are followed by signings.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Main Street Books features a discussion of "Book Thief' by Markus Susan, 9 a.m.,

Main Street Books, 307 S. Main St., St. Charles, (636) 949-0105

The Book Discussion Group will be reading "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim Edwards, 2 p.m., Auditorium, St. Louis County Library-Florissant Valley Branch, 195 New Florissant Rd. S., (314) 921-7200

The American Journeys Book Discussion Group will discuss "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck 3 p.m., St. Louis County Library-Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh, (314) 994-3300

The Bridgeton Trails Book Discussion Group will discuss "Hannah Coulter" by Wendell Barry, 7 p.m., Room 2, St. Louis County Library-Bridgeton Trails, 3455 McKelvey Rd., (314) 291-7570.

The Tuesday Night Writer's Critique Group will meet to read and critique each other's work. For more info, contact Susan at 3w6kgd64@dea.spamcon.org, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble-Crestwood, 9618 Watson Rd.

St. Louis Writers Guild presents Loud Mouth Open MIC Night, 8 p.m., The Mack, 4615 Macklind Ave. This live performance reading event is for writers and guests who are 21+. No charge; register to read at www.stlwritersguild.org; (314) 821-3823

St. Louis Public Library features the Machacek Book Discussion Group, 10 a.m., St. Louis Public Library-Machacek Branch, 6424 Scanlan Ave., (314) 781-2948

The St. Louis Public Library-Book Discussion Group will discuss "Dirt Music" by Tim Winton, 6:45 p.m., St. Louis Public Library-Kingshighway Branch, 2260 S. Vandeventer, (314) 771-5450

Wednesday, Feb. 20

The Book Discussion Group will be reading "Daughter of Fortune" by Isabel Allende, 7:30 p.m., St. Louis County Library-Florissant Valley Branch, 9195 New Florissant Rd. S., (314) 921-7200

Thursday, Feb. 21

Elizabeth McCracken, author of "Niagara Falls All Over Again," will read from her work, 1:30 p.m., Pearson House, Webster University, 8260 Big Bend, (314) 968-7170

Book Journeys will discuss "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 2 p.m., St. Louis County Library-Indian Trails, 8400 Delport, (314)428-5424

Friday, Feb. 22

Let's Chat Book Discussion Group will review "The Temple" by Matt Reilly, 2 p.m., St. Louis County Library-Daniel Boone Branch, 300 Clarkson Rd., (636) 227-9630

Saturday, Feb. 23

Write-Along Writer's Workshop will critique your writing. All writers are welcome, 11 a.m., St. Louis County Library-Indian Trails, 8400 Delport, (314) 428-5424

The Book Discussion Group will discuss "The Cloud Atlas" by Liam Callanan. St. Louis Public Library-Buder Branch, 4401 Hampton, (314) 352-2900

Authors @ Your Library presents Robert Bradley, who will discuss his book "Stories about the Black Experience," St. Louis Public Library-Julia Davis Branch, 4415 Natural Bridge Ave., (314) 383-3021

Monday, Feb. 25

The Thornbirds will discuss "Salem Falls" by Jodi Picoult, 2 p.m., St. Louis County Library-Thornhill, 12863 Willowyck Drive, (314) 878-7730

!Leamos! Book Discussion Group will discuss "El Carterode Neruda" by Antonio Skarmeta (Chile), St. Louis Public Library-Carpenter Branch, 3309 S. Grand Blvd., (314) 772-6586

Tuesday, Feb. 26

As the Page Turns Book Discussion Club will meet and discuss Tonya Bolden's "And Not Be Afraid To Dare," 7 p.m., St. Louis County Library-Weber Road Branch, 4444 Weber Road, (314) 638-2210

The St. Louis Poetry Center presents Poetry @ the Point, featuring Deborah Mashibini and JoyCe Blue, (636) 225-5423, doors open at 7 p.m., reading starts at 7:30 p.m., The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton, Maplewood

Wednesday, Feb. 27

The Central Book Discussion Group will discuss "Death Comes for the Archbishop" by Willa Cather, St. Louis Public Library-Central Branch, 1301 Olive, (314) 539-0396
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