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Staff Picks

Michelle

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

“Books unite us. Sharing stories important to us means sharing a part of ourselves. Books reach across boundaries and build connections between readers. Censorship, on the other hand, divides us and creates barriers.”

 

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor) Cover Image
Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
The Lincoln Highway: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
Station Eleven By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin By Ursula  K. Le Guin Cover Image

Theo

Political science major and junior at Harris Stowe State University. Seeker of knowledge and enlightenment overall and within all things where knowledge may be found.

 

The Prophet By Kahlil Gibran Cover Image
The Rose That Grew From Concrete By Tupac Shakur Cover Image
Island By Aldous Huxley Cover Image
Behold a Pale Horse By William Cooper Cover Image
Native Son: A Novel By Richard Wright Cover Image

Willie

Almost as tall as Dave; likes giving treats to dogs.

 

Red Rising (Red Rising Series #1) By Pierce Brown Cover Image
We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse #1) By Dennis E. Taylor Cover Image
Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Novel By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle #1) By Patrick Rothfuss Cover Image

Robby

Arrived in St. Louis in 2015; loves it all except for that weird stuff you call cheese. Will read almost anything, especially if it has nice typesetting.

 

Amphigorey: Fifteen Books By Edward Gorey Cover Image
Sea of Tranquility: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger By Stephen King Cover Image
Anne of Green Gables (Puffin in Bloom) By L. M. Montgomery, Anna Bond (Illustrator) Cover Image
Seveneves By Neal Stephenson Cover Image

Dave

Our British ex-patriate, unreasonably and willfully tall. Lives and breathes Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Magical Realism. And cat fur.

 

Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos #1) By Dan Simmons Cover Image
Accelerando (Singularity #3) By Charles Stross Cover Image
Gormenghast By Mervyn Peake, Quentin Crisp (Afterword by) Cover Image
Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem By Simon Singh, John Lynch (Foreword by) Cover Image
The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect By Roger Williams Cover Image