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Anna Karenina
Bookmarks

The Turkish writer and Nobel laureate says his favorite novel — the 800-plus-page Russian novel bursting with characters living the life of imperial Russian society — is a complex miracle of a book.

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3:19
Articles

David Foster Wallace’s masterpiece — Infinite Jest — is famously difficult to read. Colleen Leahy and Makini Allwood are climbing the literary mountain of a book, and sharing their experience on a podcast called "And But So."

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10:18
woman on beach
Articles

It's summertime and the living is easy — but the reading shouldn't be. "To The Best Of Our Knowledge" producers compile a reading list for those seeking a challenge as their beach read. 

Syna So Pro
Deep Tracks

Musical guest Syna So Pro explains how her classical music training informs her electronic loops.

Length: 
14:20
Bob Hansmen
Video

One professor crosses St. Louis’ racial divide.

Length: 
9:46
Nicole Paris
Audio

Father-daughter beatboxers Nicole Paris and Ed Cage take vocal percussion from the cradle to the stage.

Length: 
5:35
Sam Coster
Video

How a brush with cancer inspired three brothers — Sam, Seth and Adam Coster — to build a bigger game.

Length: 
9:51
Historical photo of the St. Louis Arch
Video

Edward McPherson on the legacy of the St. Louis Arch.

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5:11