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    February 1, 2013

    This Week's Local Bestseller List: See the Play, Buy the Book

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending January 27, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books and Subterranean Books. For the first time ever, one of the top books on the local bestseller list has ... More >>

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    January 18, 2013

    New and Self-Improving: This Week's Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending January 13, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books and Subterranean Books. Just as January is the time for eating brown rice and kale and going back to t ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 30, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. This week's bestseller list displays the effects of final-de ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 23, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. You have seen almost all these books on the bestseller list ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 16, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. Do you want to know what your fellow St. Louisans got for Ch ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 9, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. According to the Mayan calendar, the world's about to end thi ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 25, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. This week's bestseller list proves that Cardinals baseball a ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending October 28, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. St. Louisans, you have made I Could Pee On This: And Other Po ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending September 23, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. When we talk about the Lewis and Clark expedition, we talk ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending September 2, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. We may not have been as clear as we could have been, but we' ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending August 19, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. Dear readers of St. Louis, Holy crap! You've finally done it ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending August 5, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. At numbers 5 and 6 on this week's local bestseller list are deb ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012
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    August 6, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending July 29, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. A couple of weeks ago, we checked in with DW Gibson, who was pa ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Enter Gut Check's "Drawing" to Win an Awesome Spider-Man Prize Pack from Hardee's

    The Amazing Spider-Man -- this summer's comic-book movie spectacular that isn't The Avengers or The Dark Knight Rises -- opens on July 3. That means the Spider-Man promotional machine is kicking into high gear. Locally, the Hardee's at 2110 Hampton Avenue will host a Spider-Man event from 2-4 p.m. ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 20, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Publishers must be eternally grateful for the advent ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 13, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Following the ancient St. Louis precept that high sch ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 29, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It's a pity Jean Carnahan decided not to call her ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 15, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Maybe it's the beginning of baseball season, or the ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012
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    February 20, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending February 12, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It was a fine week on the bestseller list for St ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    What the Dickens?! For Kids!

    ​John Hendrix makes a living creating illustrations and covers for periodicals such as the New York Times and Rolling Stone. It's a difficult field to break into, and it's just as difficult to maintain one's standing because you have to keep producing at a steady rate. "Sometimes you get a call at ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Read it and weep. Like, a lot.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending January 15, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. The children ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending January 1, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. The bestseller list for the last week of 2011 is o ... More >>

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    January 3, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending December 25, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Amanda Doyle's Finally, A Locally Produced Guide ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 20, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It took a month, but The Year of the St. Louis C ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 13, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Sometimes the bestseller list has a sense of hum ... More >>

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    November 14, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    image viaJohn Hodgman: barefoot sage of the Mad Art Gallery.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 6, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending October 9, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. We don't know of any other author for young ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending October 2, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. There are plenty of new titles on this week's adu ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Of course, not all Bouchercon attendees were out-of-towners. Local Laurell K. Hamilton was there, too, with her latest Anita Blake novel.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending September 18, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sa ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending September 11, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It's so good to see people planning ahe ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Look, Dad, you actually can get ahead in life if you have stupid-looking hair.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 29, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subt ... More >>

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    May 31, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    The perfect Memorial Day gift for your favorite vet!​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 22, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's N ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your  weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending March 6, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. This week, the adult and children's best ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011
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    October 22, 2010

    Don DeLillo Accepts St. Louis University Literary Award

    Image viaDon DeLillo​Don DeLillo hearkened back to his days as a student at Fordham University in New York City as he accepted St. Louis University's annual Literary Award late Thursday afternoon. It was at Fordham, said the 73-year-old novelist, that he learned an important lesson: "There's no es ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Adam Levin Talks About The Instructions

    ​The Instructions is the best 1,030-page book about a super-brilliant, super-violent ten-year-old with Messianic tendencies that you're going to read this year. (It doesn't matter that there probably aren't that many others.) This first novel by Adam Levin has been touted as the literary love ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    A Century After His Death, Twain is Back Atop of the Best-Seller List

    image via​October has been a rough month for Jonathan Franzen. First his glasses got stolen. Then he didn't get nominated for the National Book Award. And now Freedom has been overtaken and surpassed on the Amazon best-seller list by volume one of The Autobiography of Mark Twain. Yeah, Franzen ... More >>

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    Hillbilly Noir

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