Our branded merchandise is always made in Pittsburgh, because you can count on us keeping the “city” in City Books. Buy something for yourself — or buy something to give. Items will be shipped unless pick-up is requested. All items are subject to availability and may take 4-6+ weeks for delivery if we run out. PLEASE ORDER EARLY FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS.
We call this our “Online Dating” option. You will receive a used mass-market paperback wrapped in brown kraft paper and stamped with the hidden genre. Please remember these are USED books and will show the patina of age & use. Price includes tax & shipping. $7.
New logo. New t-shirt. The color is “midnight purple” with a slightly heathered finish. Color varies from dark blue to purplish. Think vintage Crown Royal bag. It’s wonderfully drapey and will be the best t-shirt in your drawer. Price includes shipping. $20. (No tax on clothes.)
Our new tote bag bears a quote from Willa Cather about her decade spent in the Steel City: “Pittsburgh was even more vital, more creative, more hungry for culture than New York. Pittsburgh was the birthplace of my writing.” Price includes tax & shipping. $13.
Great selection and the owner is polite and knowledgeable. It’s great to walk into a small bookstore and feel welcomed.M.S., Google reviewer (2019)
Backordered. Inside the back cover is a library pocket to store clippings or reviews, and a library card to use as a bookmark or keep track of who has borrowed a book. Track bibliographic information as well as reading dates, DNF notes, recommendation quality, and lending status. Dimensions: 6.25″ x 4.25″. The journal is thin enough to carry in a pocket or day bag and fits well in the palm of the hand. It has 36 double-sided pages. $17. Price includes tax & shipping.
Each box contains two 2 oz. candles, two artisanal tea blend samples, one RANDOMLY CHOSEN Blind Date with a Book. Library card bookmarks are courtesy of Bird and the Beard. No two boxes are the same. Tax & shipping will be added at checkout. $22.
This link will take you offsite. Orders are filled by North Ave. Candles.