ShoppingTop things to doAttractionsRestaurantsActivitiesShoppingNightlifeEntertainmentHotelsTours▲ Top Choice Books in St LouisLeft Bank BooksA great indie bookstore stocking new and used titles. There are recommendations of books by local authors and frequent author readings. Top Choice Books in Kansas CityProspero's BooksFunky used bookstore in a cool part of town. Great recommendations, live poetry and even a few bands. Books in Iowa CityPrairie LightsA bookstore worthy of the fabled Iowa Writers' Workshop.