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Thank You for Celebrating Ten Years of One Read

Thank you to everyone who read or listened to Rebecca Skloot’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” and joined us for one of this year’s outstanding One Read events. The closing program, a visit with David “Sonny” Lacks, proved inspiring … Continue reading

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2011 One Read Flash Fiction Contest Winners Announced

As part of this year’s One Read program, we challenged writers to tell a story beginning with “There’s a photo on my wall of a woman I’ve never met,” the opening line from Rebecca Skloot’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta … Continue reading

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Winners of “The Art of Science” Exhibit Announced

As part of the 2011 One Read program, we invited Missouri artists to contribute works inspired by the human body, the strange beauty of a cell viewed through a microscope or other intersections of art and science. Professional artist and … Continue reading

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One Read Reaches Beyond Mid-Missouri

One Read may be a regional reading program, but its reach extends far beyond Boone and Callaway Counties–and even beyond books! A book club out of St. Louis regularly selects the One Read title for one of its monthly discussions! … Continue reading

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