Jennifer SilverbergSubterranean's owner Kelly von Plonski and her little reader Henry.If you've been following our coverage of Subterranean Books, you may recall that owner Kelly von Plonski was planning to decide in June whether her store would remain open.
And the answer is yes!
"Sales ha ... More >>
Yes, yes, Riverfront Times recently ran a feature story excoriating Amazon for the toll it's taking on independent bookstores (at least the ones that specialize in new books), but now it turns out you have a reason to be grateful for the online behemoth, at least if you're a David Foster Wall ... More >>
Local retailers want to wipe that smug smile off those Amazon.com boxes. â€‹Two state representatives held a press conference today in the University City Loop, calling attention to legislation that would add sales tax to purchases Missouri residents make over the Internet. State representativ ... More >>
Herewith your first weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending February 27, 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:
1. Ponyella by Laura Numeroff
2. If You Giv ... More >>
image viaDon't freeze Subterranean Books out of business.Subterranean Books, the awesome independent bookstore that has graced the Delmar Loop for the past eleven years (and winning Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis honors several times along the way) may be forced to close up shop on Septe ... More >>