Archive for June, 2010

Jun 30 2010

This Thursday (and every Thursday)

Published by under Events,Lou Life,Subby Love

  Join Henry and me as we listen to Georgy Rock  at Thursday Child Story Time,  here at Subterranean, 11:30am-Noon.    

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Jun 24 2010

Texture Parade

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Kennedy Yanko‘s paintings are up the gallery until July 11th and she was gracious enough to answer a few questions for us about abstract art and her creative process. Subterranean Books: As an abstract artist, are there some messages you would want people to take away from your art that are not necessarily explicit? Kennedy Yanko: As […]

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Jun 24 2010

Kill. Mock. Repeat.

Published by under Bestsellers,News

My favorite part of our database, Visual Anthology, is that you can type in partial keywords and it finds the book. (Every once in awhile she shuts down on us but in general I couldn’t have designed a better database myself. I mean I couldn’t have designed a database myself. She’s as helpful as Rosie […]

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Jun 24 2010

Georgy Wins! Georgy Wins!

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Check It: Our storyteller Georgy Rock was picked Best Storyteller in the 2010 A List issue of St. Louis Magazine. Now everyone will know. It’s no exaggeration to say Georgy Rock is, well, a rock of stability.  She’s been spinning tales here for nearly 30 years, from the old Library Limited to ongoing gigs at […]

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Jun 15 2010


Published by under Bestsellers,Current Read

Before I’d read a word of it and well before it was published this spring, I knew that Karl Marlantes’s debut novel, Matterhorn (Atlantic Monthly Press, $24.95), was the recipient of some major publishing industry push. The hype machine had been well oiled for this one. But sometimes hype surprises; sometimes it’s completely warranted. I’m not going […]

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Jun 13 2010

Quit Playin’ Games With My Mind

Published by under Current Read,Subby Love

I’m just nosy to begin with, but I love customers who are so totally into what they’re buying that they might explain it a little but aren’t trying to recommend it. ( This is also why I’ve historically respected the Jews cus they throw great quinceñear@s but never knock on my door trying to get me to buy […]

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Jun 03 2010

OMG I’m Older Than Jonathan Safran Foer

Published by under News,Subby Love

The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40” issue is about to come out.  It contains a group of fiction writers the editors consider to be worth paying attention to.                    They are: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 32 Chris Adrian, 39 Daniel Alarcón, 33 David Bezmozgis, 37 Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, 38 Joshua Ferris, […]

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Jun 01 2010

Kennedy Yanko in the Gallery

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They’re just thick with paint.  And you should see the giant piece in the front window.  Up through Sunday, July 11.

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Jun 01 2010

The Cast

Published by under Events,Lou Life

Shake 38went off splendidly.  Here’s a pic of the cast.  The name tags are of the characters we played.  Some folks got two.  Annemarie of the hats had three, thus, the hats.

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