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Steve Weinberg

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Bucking the trend

For a downtown surrounded by a state university and two colleges, it’s puzzling that Columbia’s…

Unbridled books

Publisher better known outside Columbia than here at home

Back to media’s future

Throughout author Roger Parry’s guided tour of the media business, it’s useful to remember that…

Birth of Box Stores

The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America By Marc Levinson Published…

Literary Landmark: The Missouri Review celebrates three decades in

Thirty years ago, a few University of Missouri-Columbia English professors made a brazen decision. They…

OIL ON THE BRAIN: Adventures From the Pump to the Pipeline

By Lisa Margonelli, Doubleday, 325 pages, $26 The first gas station in the United States…

WALT DISNEY: The Triumph of the American Imagination

By Neal Gabler, Knopf, 851 pages, $35 Neal Gabler’s biography of Walt Disney is not…

Uncommon carriers

Uncommon carriers by John McPhee Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 248 pages, $24 Reviewed by Steve…