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Everything you expect.

More than you remember.

Our story begins in Memphis, where a group of book lovers and experienced booksellers came together to create an independent bookstore for the city that they love.

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We Recommend

Has your to-read pile dwindled down to nothing? Check out the books we're reading and loving!

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  • Then We Came to the End: A Novel -- 10th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
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Sabine Bachmann, the restaurateur behind Ecco on Overton Park and Fratelli's, brings her unique flavor to Novel in her latest concept, Libro. Eat, drink, read, repeat.

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Local Gifts

You don’t need a new book today? Come see us anyway! We have an amazing selection of great gifts for all ages, with a focus on fabulous local products.

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Event Services

Need to rent a great space for your next meeting, party, or gathering? Impress your friends and colleagues by hosting your event at Novel.

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