Hot Read: Former Cardinal Skipper's "One Last Strike"

Tony LaRussa's book is in this week's top 10 at St. Louis area independent book stores.

Former St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony LaRussa's The Last Strike is one of the top reads among adults for the week ending Oct. 14, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.  

The bookstores include Subterranean Books in University City, Left Bank Books in the Central West End, Main Street Books in St. Charles and Pudd'nhead Books in Webster Groves.


  1. The Outlaw Album by Daniel Woodrell
  2. Casual Vacancy by J K Rowling
  3. One Last Strike by Tony La Russa
  4. Guinness World Records 2013 by Guinness World Records
  5. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  6. Saltwater: A Memoir by Gail Soliwoda Cassily
  7. Live by Night by Dennis Lehane
  8. Liespotting by Pamela Meyer
  9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  10. In the End by Alexandra Rowling

Children/Young Adult

  1. Heroes of Olympus, Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
  2. Count to Sleep, St. Louis by Adam Gamble
  3. Diviners by Libba Bray
  4. Number One Kid by Patricia Reilly Giff
  5. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  6. Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems
  7. St Louis Architecture for Kids by Lee Ann Sandweiss
  8. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
  9. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover by Lucille Colandro
  10. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins


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