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Aug 27 2013

Customer Corner

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Kip Taylor is a newish customer of ours and we’re very pleased to have met him. He’s a thoughtful guy and, as you’ll see below, a thoughtful reader. So without further ado, take it away, Kip…   What was the last truly great book you read? Wow. This is a tough question to start with. […]

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Feb 22 2013

In the Margins

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All the gloomy talk about the supposed death of the publishing industry is overstated and spurious. Yep, e-books have upended the publishing paradigm and, true, far fewer people read books of any kind than watch TV and movies, surf the Internet, fulminate on Facebook and tweet-tweet on Twitter, or do all manner of things on their […]

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Oct 17 2012

Customer Corner

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We recommence our customer-profile feature with apologies for the long delay since the debut installment. Hope to get back on track with this so we can profile many more of our friends who shop with us and love to talk books. John Lesser is probably our most loyal customer, bar none; he’s been shopping here […]

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Jun 18 2012

Customer Corner

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We’re launching a new segment here on our blog, wherein we pose some questions to our loyal regulars, the good folk who make bookselling fun and keep us in business. We stole the idea from the New York Times Book Review, and we hope they don’t mind. We’ll commence with Paul Friswold: RFT staff writer, […]

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Apr 12 2012

James Erwin Book Signing On April 26th

 Subterranean Books is very excited to welcome James W. Erwin to the University City Library for a signing of his book, Guerillas In Civil War Missouri  on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00PM. In his book Erwin has taken a forgotten chapter of Missouri’s difficult history during the Civil War and brought it to life in vivid detail. Beginning […]

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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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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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Jan 12 2012

What WE Can Do For YOU!

You know that we are an independent bookseller who works hard 24/7 to feed your literary habit. You know we always strive to stock new and interesting titles that are often popular but also under the mainstream radar. However you may not be aware of some of the great extra services we offer for our […]

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