Retraining: Get in touch with the unfamiliar

Louis I. Kahn, Architect

  “The architect is in touch with the unfamiliar,” Louis I. Kahn, the legendary twentieth-century architect, once told a group of Yale architecture students. In coining this cryptic phrase, he described the attitude required to explore, probe and test  multiple ways to …

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New “slip of a girl” reporter saves Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley

Amis-Mayhem at Buffalo Bill's Wild Wes

By Peter H. Green Review: Mayhem at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, by Fedora Amis Fedora Amis has again delved into Missouri’s history, with its larger-than-life characters, to craft a suspenseful Victorian whodunit. Everyone loves Buffalo Bill and the original American heroine, Annie …

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Killer Nashville strikes again

–St, Louis, October 19, 2015 By Peter H, Green Killer Nashville strikes again on October 29-November 1, 2015, at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Officially titled, Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference, it is actually open to readers as well. Authors, editors and fans …

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Was “Go Set a Watchman” a first draft rewritten by Truman Capote?

Go Set a Watchman–A Literary Mystery By Peter H. Green Back in 2005 I joined a Saturday morning memoir writers’ group led by Larry Fiquette, a retired St. Louis Post Dispatch reporter and feature writer, who hailed from Adamsville, near Birmingham, Alabama. …

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