J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy, arrived in bookstores yesterday. According to advance reports, the new book contains lots of sex (in the form of "a miraculously unguarded vagina" and a used condom that is "like the gossamer cocoon of some huge grub"), domestic abuse and an ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending August 12, 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.
It's a good week for St. Louisans on the local bestseller list ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending July 15, 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.
Could it be that St. Louisans' Hunger Games lust has been sated? ... More >>
Last week we counted down the six best songs about cats. In the name of fairness - and as a continuation of the Nitpick Six Animal Series, here are the six best songs about dogs. Let us know your favorite dog tracks in the comments below.
6. Deerhoof - "Kidz Are So Small"
Kidz Are So Small by Deerh ... More >>
Image viaWho is Arcade Fire? Well, it's a Canadian indie band on Merge records that's known for its incredibly energetic live shows. Its latest record, Suburbs, debuted at number one on the Billboard charts last August. Oh yeah, they won one of those Grammy Awards for 2010 -- what was it? Alb ... More >>
Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado:
1 Lightning Bolt: Earthly Delights
2 Leonard Cohen: Live Songs ... More >>
1. Rosanne Cash - The List
2. Jay Farrar/Ben Gibbard - One Fast Move Or I'm Gone
3. Swell Season - Strict Joy*
4. REM - Live At The Olympia
5. OST - Where The Wild Things Are
6. Tegan And Sara - Sainthood*
7. Chuck Prophet - Let Fr ... More >>