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Mar 22 2012

The Hunger Games At Subterranean Books

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Unless you have been hiding under a rock you may have noticed that the film adaption of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games is in theaters. It has been a pretty big deal in the media and also in the book world as well. This 2008 young adult novel and its follow-up titles have been big sellers for us […]

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Mar 17 2012

Being Flynn Giveaway At Subterranean Books

Nick Flynn’s memoir, Another Bullsh**  Night In Suck City has been adapted into a film by Focus Features. The film stars Paul Dano as Nick Flynn and Robert DeNiro as his father John. It is directed by Paul Weitz and features music from Badly Drawn Boy.  Julianne Moore co-stars and Flynn himself has a brief cameo […]

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Mar 08 2012

Win “We Need To Talk About Kevin” Passes At Subterranean!

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Lionel Shriver’s bestseller We Need To Talk About Kevin has been made into a feature film. The book won the 2005 Orange Prize and has been critically acclaimed by book lovers everywhere. This captivating novel about motherhood gone crazy tests our perceptions of what is evil by centering the plot around the fractured relationship between a […]

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Feb 18 2012

Art Books:Caravaggio, Van Gogh & More

Back in the day we were a used bookstore. But that is neither here nor there. What matters is that as a result we still have a nice selection of great used art titles waiting to be loved. These selections cover almost every movement and even consist of catalogs of entire collections. If you dig […]

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Jan 14 2012

I WANT MY MTV

It is a chilly and sunny Saturday in The Loop. Lots of people are coming in from the Ice Carnival who have never been in our store before. It’s always exciting to see the magical look on someone’s face when they realize they have a real, honest to goodness local bookstore that they can shop […]

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Mar 20 2011

St. Louis Best-sellers Week Ending March 13

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Adult THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot THE WISE MAN’S FEAR: THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE: DAY TWO by Patrick Rothfuss THE IMPERFECTIONISTS by Tom Rachman SWIMMING SOLO by Susan Rava NIGHT VISION by Randy Wayne White IRISH COUNTRY GIRL by Patrick Taylor THE JUNGLE by Clive Cussler WATER FOR ELEPHANTS by Sara Gruen […]

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Feb 21 2011

2011 Best of.. Series Editors Announced

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The Best American Short Stories: Geraldine Brooks The Best American Essays: Edwidge Danticat The Best American Comics: Alison Bechdel The Best American Nonrequired Reading: Dave Eggers, with an introduction by Guillermo del Toro The Best American Travel Writing: Sloane Crosley The Best American Science and Nature Writing: Mary Roach The Best American Sports Writing: Jane […]

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Feb 02 2011

Back in the Saddle

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We had to close yesterday due to the inclement weather. We’re open today though, and we have some brand-new-in-paperback titles to tempt you in. First, there’s a nonfiction title we did well with in hardcover last year: Elizabeth Gilbert’s Committed: A Love Story (Penguin, $16). This is the follow-up to Gilbert’s blockbuster Eat, Pray, Love, so if you […]

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Dec 08 2010

The Good Dilemma

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       UPDATE: We Just got a new shipment of The Autobiography… in.  Yes. –Kelly The good dilemma involves Mark Twain and his new book. When the fine folks at the University of California Press published The Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol. 1 ($34.95) in November, the last thing they must’ve foreseen was landing a big bestseller. (These sorts […]

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Dec 02 2010

NY Times Top 10

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There’s a fancy page on our website here for you to peruse and purchase.  We have everything in stock except the ballet book (hadn’t heard of it) and the William Trevor.  Well, and the Sondheim which I should have seen coming and unless the publisher runs out we’ll have in by Friday.  And Cleopatra which […]

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