After more than 30 years in business we have decided that it is time to relax and let someone else take over ownership and the daily running of the bookstore. If you have an interest in owning the bookstore, or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Michael Mitchell at 804-381-6667, or Michael@BRGBrokers.com.
Rare Books Make Great Gifts!
In the digital information age, a hand-picked rare book stands out as something truly special.
Did you know that we have thousands of used and rare books available online? We have been collecting for over 30 years. Go ahead and browse awhile.
Thursday, May 2, 4 - 6 PM
Pat Garber will be present to sign copies of her recently republished book Ocracoke Odyssey, as well as her previous books Heart Like a River, Ocracoke Wild, and her children's book, Little Sea Horse and the Story of the Ocracoke Ponies.
Saturday, May 4, 2 - 4 PM
Just when you think you have everything figured out, something else happens that moves you in another direction... D.C. Lozeau will be present to sign his new mystery novel.
Sunday, May 5, 3 - 5 PM
Come talk and exchange books with fellow book lovers.
Saturday, May 11, 2 - 4 PM
Richmond native and child of Monument Avenue Patricia Hass has collected the loving memories of those who shared a childhood among the River City's elite. These pages are filled with recollections of warm afternoons playing in the shadows of the monuments and visits to neighborhood institutions such as Reuben's Deli and the Capitol Theatre. While the children played, their families entertained famous houseguests such as David Niven, Lord and Lady Astor and Winston Churchill. Enter each historic home along the avenue and travel back to a time now lost to memory. Two of the numerous authors will be present to sign copies.
Saturday, June 1, 2 - 4 PM
Until now, countless stories from Richmond's tenure as the Southern headquarters have remained buried. Mary E. Walker, a Union doctor and feminist, was once held captive in the city for refusing to wear proper women's clothing. A coffee substitute factory exploded under intriguing circumstances. Many Confederate soldiers, when in the trenches of battle, thumbed through the pages of Hugo's Les Miserables. Meet author Brian Burns who revealed these and many more curious tales of Civil War Richmond.
Saturday, June 8, 2 - 4 PM
Kitty Snow will be present to sign copies of her collection of remarkable photos taken by Richmond trolley operator Harris Stilson during the early 20th century.
A Respite for Readers for Over 30 Years
We have been serving readers around the world from the West End of Richmond, Virginia for over 30 years. Visitors to the store are free to explore our four rooms and browse through 20,000 titles in stockhalf new and half a combination of used and collectible volumesall within a 1200 squarefoot house. We offer...
Book People is located just south of the corner of Granite and Patterson Avenues with ample parking to the side of the store.
We specialorder books, read books and have an excellent track record of locating outofprint books for our customers. Both instore shoppers and telephone orders are welcome. We delight in facetoface transactions, but attend to domestic and international phonein mail orders promptly as well. Our inventory is NOT computerized, apart from over 3,700 collectible titles listed with AbeBooks. We are proud to rely on our brains instead.