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41. Books of the Day: The Man Who Finally Routed Napoleon Books of the Day: The Man Who Finally Routed Napoleon September/26/1966 File containing a photo (of the author) and review of "Men of Waterloo," a book about the European military battle by John Sutherland, a White House correspondent and former Kansas City Star book reviewer....

42. Books of the Month Books of the Month April//1922 Photo and biographical article about Reverend Burris Jenkins, pastor of the Linwood Boulevard Christian Church and editor of the Kansas City Post, as well as author, lecturer, and teacher, born in Kansas...

43. Books: Living Dangerously Books: Living Dangerously October 11, 1939 Book review of "Where My Caravan Has Rested" by Reverend Burris Jenkins of Kansas City. Biographical description of Jenkins as a pastor of a Kansas City church for 35 years with "a membership of thousands"...

44. Bridging Genres Bridging Genres April 18, 2010 In-depth article about the works of Kansas City native author Evan S. Connell. The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement will be awarded to Connell. "Mrs. Bridge"...

45. Britton Hill Britton Hill 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Britton Hill, a lawyer and legal book author who was born in New Jersey in 1818 and moved to Saint Louis in 1841.

46. Cameron Mann Cameron Mann 1901 Biographical sketch of Cameron Mann, "rector of Grace (Protestant Episcopal) Church, Kansas City," born in New York City in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a "frequent contributor of prose and...

47. Carter Left Kansas City and Never Came Back Carter Left Kansas City and Never Came Back April 6, 2003 Biographical article with photos about Vincent Carter (1924-1983), a local author who grew up in segregated Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s and left for World War II after graduating from Lincoln High...

48. Charles Spalding Charles Spalding January 31, 1905 Biographical essay about Charles Carroll Spalding, or Charles Spalding (also known as C. C. Spalding) in the reprint edition, the author of "Annals of the City of Kansas" in 1858 and "one of the original...

49. Christopher Clark Christopher Clark Book review of "God Is for Angels" by Christopher Clark, an author born in Kansas City in 1911, describing the book's cast of characters in an industrial city.

50. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Major John Newman Edwards (1838-1889), a Confederate veteran of the Civil War. Description of Edwards as "a gallant Missouri cavalryman" born in Virginia and moving to Missouri in...

51. Conrad Knickerbocker to a New York Job Conrad Knickerbocker to a New York Job January/12/1966 Photo and biographical article about Conrad Knickerbocker, a 37-year-old writer and "cultural critic" leaving Hallmark Cards to join the New York Times, "best known here as author of a recent article in...

52. Contributors to Missouri Culture: John G. Neihardt Contributors to Missouri Culture: John G. Neihardt October//1999 Biography of John Neihardt, a prominent Midwestern poet and historian, most active in the early 20th century, including a book about "the Plains Indian belief system," called "'one of the most widely read...

53. Craigh Umland Craigh Umland Illustrations and information on Craig Umland, a Kansas City bank teller and co-author with his brother Eric Umland of "Mystery of the Ancients," a 1974 pseudoscientific book about the links of ancient...

54. Culture of the Rod Culture of the Rod November/4/1999 Discussion with author Richard Rhodes about his book "Why They Kill".

55. Dale Carnegie Dale Carnegie Information about Kansas City associations relating to Dale Carnegie, author of the best-selling self-help book "How to Win Friends and Influence People," from Maryville, Missouri.

56. Dale Carnegie Is Dead: Some 4 Million Copies of Famous Book Have Been Printed Dale Carnegie Is Dead: Some 4 Million Copies of Famous Book Have Been Printed November 1, 1955 Obituary for Dale Carnegie (1888-1955), author of the best-selling "How to Win Friends and Influence People" and similar books, public speaker, and founder of "personality schools," born on a farm near...

57. Dale Carnegie Is Dead: Some 4 Million Copies of Famous Book Have Been Printed Dale Carnegie Is Dead: Some 4 Million Copies of Famous Book Have Been Printed November/1/1955 Obituary for Dale Carnegie, the lecturer and author of religious and sales-related works such as the best-selling "How to Win Friends and Influence People" book.

58. Descriptions of Kansas City by Irving and Benton Descriptions of Kansas City by Irving and Benton 1925 Description of the visits by Washington Irving (in Independence in 1832) and Senator Thomas Hart Benton (at Kansas City in 1853) and their descriptions of the Kansas City area, the latter's being called...

59. Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of American Biography 1932 Biographical sketch of William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), a noted American philosopher and educator native to Connecticut and moving to Saint Louis in 1857. Description of his life and...

60. Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of American Biography 1958 (1930 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Henry Finck (1854-1926), "author and music critic" and "one of the most versatile and gifted members of his profession," born in Bethel, Missouri. Description of his career, starting...