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Sylvester Brown Jr. with Amanda Doyle - White Castles with Jesus & Uncle Ray at the Used Tire Shop

Monday, May 10, 7pm CT
Left Bank Books' Facebook Live Page or YouTube Page

Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis journalist, writer and author
Sylvester Brown Jr.,
who will discuss his new book, 
White Castles with Jesus & Uncle Ray at the Used Tire Shop: Selected Short Stories,
on our Facebook Live Page at 7pm CT on May 10.
Sylvester will be in conversation with St. Louis author and journalist
Amanda Doyle.
Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order a copy of
from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!

 

About White Castles with Jesus & Uncle Ray at the Used Tire Shop

Inspired by the fictional writings of Langston Hughes, writer, author Sylvester Brown Jr. presents selected real and imagined short stories from his more than 30-year-career. Here, Sylvester sits with Jesus, converses with racism, listens to the wise oracles of a used tire shop, mourns the neighborhood dope man, and discovers the miracle of White Castles during the holidays.

Check out the St. Louis On the Air interview here.

 

About the Speakers

Sylvester Brown Jr. is the author of the book When We Listen: Recognizing the Potential of Urban Youth, the former publisher of Take Five Magazine, former columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and among the most respected writers and journalists in the St. Louis region. Brown has joined The St. Louis American as its inaugural Deaconess Fellow. The fellowship is funded by the Deaconess Foundation as part of its support for Black-led COVID-19 relief efforts.

Amanda E. Doyle is a writer and zealous St. Louis transplant. She's the author of several other books, including 100 Things to Do in Missouri Before You Die, St. Louis Sound: An Illustrated Timeline, Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, and To the Top! A Gateway Arch Story. She seeks out the city's singular charms with her husband and two children.

 

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
White Castles with Jesus & Uncle Ray at the Used Tire Shop: Selected Short Stories by Sylvester Brown, Jr. Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9798588696630
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Independently Published - December 30th, 2020

100 Things to Do in Missouri Before You Die (100 Things to Do Before You Die) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781681062983
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Reedy Press - February 15th, 2021