Arts & Culture
6:08 pm
Fri March 18, 2011

Top-selling books in St. Louis

At the end of each week we will now be providing a best-seller list of the top ten adult and children's books. The list is compiled by the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending March 13:

Adult

  1.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  2. The Wise Man's Fear: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two by Patrick Rothfuss
  3. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
  4. Swimming Solo by Susan Rava
  5. Night Vision by Randy Wayne White
  6. Irish Country Girl by Patrick Taylor
  7. The Jungle by Clive Cussler
  8. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  9. In the Devil's Territory by Kyle Minor
  10. Paris Wife by Paula McClain

Children's

  1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Lego Star Wars, The Visual Dictionary by DK
  3. Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Cival War Hero by Marissa Moss
  4. The Trouble With Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery by Doreen Cronin
  5. Fancy Nancy, Aspiring Artist by Jane O'Connor
  6. Silverlicious by Victoria Kann
  7. Impossible by Nancy Werlin
  8. Jaguar Stones, Book Two: End of the World Clubby Jon Voelkel
  9. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story by Gregg Lewis
  10. The Queen of France by Tim Wadham

Just this week on St. Louis on the Air Don Marsh interviewed the author of Paris Wife, a book about Earnest Hemingway's first wife--St. Louisan Hadley Richardson. Audio for the interview is available.