Chicago's Best Bookstores & Booksellers

Chicago is a haven for book lovers thanks to its eclectic selection of bookstores and booksellers. New books, used books, signed books and rare books - Chicago bookstores have it all. Visit the Windy City when you explore our page dedicated entirely to Chicago's best literary lairs.

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Man Booker Shortlist Announced

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris

In its first year as an international prize, the 2014 Booker shortlist includes authors from the United States Australia and Britain. The judges call the diverse list of six books strong and thought provoking.

Cheap Textbooks

Campbell Biology, 10th Edition, 9780321775658

Our booksellers offer a huge selection of cheap new and used textbooks as well as reference books, scholarly books, academic journals and a huge range of classic literature. Save up to 90% on textbook list prices.

August's Fascinating Book Sales

The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler

In addition to August's most expensive sales, we've hand-picked 10 of the most fascinating sales from last month for our new slideshow gallery, starting with some stunning vintage pulp and ending with a voyage to the North Pole.

Signed: The Bone Clocks

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

From David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, comes a brand new hypnotic Rubik’s cube of a novel that begs to be taken apart and put back together long after the final piece is fit into place.

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August 2014 Top 10 Bestselling Signed Books


  1. Codex Seraphinianus
    by Luigi Serafini
  2. The Giver
    by Lois Lowry
  3. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    by Haruki Murakami
  4. The Bone Clocks
    by David Mitchell
  5. Black Eyed Blonde
    by Benjamin Black
  6. The Fault In Our Stars
    by John Green
  7. Orfeo
    by Richard Powers
  8. The Miniaturist
    by Jessie Burton
  9. The Magician's Land
    by Lev Grossman
  10. The Heist
    by Daniel Silva