Book House Staff Selections

Michelle's Picks - The Book House founder and owner since 1986, mother of three, rare book specialist and appraiser. Need a book? She can find it!



The Night Circus 
Erin Morgenstern

A Man Called Ove    Fredrik Backman

Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood

Becoming Wise
Krista Tippett


Dave's Picks - Our British ex-patriot, unreasonably and wilfully tall. Lives and breathes Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Magical Realism. And cat fur.


Last Chance to See
Douglas Adams

Look to Windward
Iain M Banks

Alan Moore

The Third Policeman
Flann O'Brien


Mark's Picks - "Originally from Manitoba, I moved to St. Louis for the warmer weather.
Unfortunately, I miss the mooses and the maple syrup."



Lady Audley's Secret
Mary E Braddon

We Were Here
Matt de la Pena

Alberto Moravia




Anthony's Picks - "Why does the porridge bird lay his eggs in the air?"



Understanding Comics
Scott McCloud

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki
Haruki Murakami

Something Like an Autobiography
Akira Kurosawa






Jill's Picks - St. Louis native with a love for cozy mysteries, urban fantasy, quirky non-fiction, and a good cup of tea.



Death by Darjeeling
Laura Childs

Inman's War
Jeffrey Copeland

The Complete Saki

Midnight Riot
Ben Aaronovitch




Lauren's Picks - "I'm a girl, I promise."




After Dark
Haruki Murakami

The Kitchen God's Wife
Amy Tan

Kurt Vonnegut

The Color of Earth
Kim Dong Hwa