Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending March 13, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News.
Incidentally, Rebecca Skloot, author of the No. 1 adult bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, will be giving a reading at the Missouri History Museum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, sponsored by Pudd'nhead. And yes, Henrietta Lacks is just as good as all the critics have been saying it is.
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. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2. Lego Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary by Simon Beecroft and Jeremy Beckett 3. Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil 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 2: End of the World Club by Jon Voelkel 9. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story by Gregg Lewis 10. The Queen of France by Tim Wadham