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Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending October 9

Oct 14, 2011

Below is the top-ten list of the St. Louis region's best-selling adult and children's books, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending October 9:


  1. Good Eats 3: The Later Years by Alton Brown
  2. Don't Vote It Just Encourages the Bastards by P J O'Rourke
  3. Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff
  4. Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  5. Story of the Qur'an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life by Ingrid Mattson
  6. Go the F* to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
  7. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  8. Cradle in the Grave by Sophie Hannah
  9. Arguably by Christopher Hitchens
  10. 365 Oddball Days In Red Sox History by John Snyder

Listen to our interview with Jonathan Franzen.

Children/Young Adult:

  1. The Slayer Chronicles First Kill by Heather Brewer
  2. Son of Neptune: Heroes of Olympus #2 by Rick Riordan
  3. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  4. Everything On It by Shel Silverstein
  5. Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
  6. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  7. Spaceheadz by Jon Scieszka
  8. Eighth Grade Kills by Heather Brewer
  9. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  10. Spaceheadz #2 by Jon Scieszka