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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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The National Book Award finalists were just announced! How many have you read?

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  • The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation Cover Image
  • American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic Cover Image
  • Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth Cover Image
  • The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke Cover Image
  • We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights Cover Image
  • Wobble (Wesleyan Poetry) Cover Image
  • American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
  • Ghost of (Omnidawn Open) Cover Image
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  • Eye Level: Poems Cover Image
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  • Love Cover Image
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  • The Emissary Cover Image
  • Flights Cover Image
  • The Poet X Cover Image
  • The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge Cover Image
  • The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle Cover Image
  • The Journey of Little Charlie (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
  • Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image

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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