St. Louis is a highly literate community that loves its local independent bookstores, and many natives harbor a special fondness for, and loyalty to, the Book House. This indie stalwart has been a bastion for the physical book since 1986 but recently suffered a major blow: It lost its one-of-a-kind storefront, the charming old two-story frame house in Rock Hill that's beguiled legions of browsers for years. The good news is the Book House is moving to a space in downtown Maplewood, but this new home needs a lot of costly work done on it. Here's where... More >>>