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Books of the Month

A young Palestinain-American girl embraces Islam to find herself amongst family turmoil and tragedy. I loved this book!
The Beauty of Your Face
A candid account of the fancy and frenzy of Guerneville in the 70's and 80's.
River Days, River Nights
A swirling portrait of a damned Mexican Village. A witch is dead and all of the villagers are investigating the murder.
Hurricane Season
Absolutely brilliant. Fizzes with energy-and with raunchiness, color , beauty and insight.
Irish Examiner
Iron Annie
A YA novel that is perfect for adults as well. Petra Planned to be a storyteller like her grandmother, but earth is in danger of being destroyed as a comet is heading its way.
The Last Cuentista
An utterly absorbing piece of noir fiction.
Secret Identity
Deftly mix[es] research and reimagining.
The New York Times Book Review
The Art of Losing
I couldn’t put this book down. A masterfully written tale of an interpreter at The Hague who is interpreting the case of an African head of state accused of heinous crimes against his people.
Michael (proprietor)
Intimacies
Toni Morrison called novelist and poet Henry Dumas an “absolute genius.” An important collection of the black experience in the United States.
Echo Tree: The Collected Short Fiction
A slow burning mystery with murder, romance, and family dysfunction. What more can you want?
The Kingdom

In Translation

Cowboy Graves - Chile

Cowboy Graves - Chile

Roberto Bolaño
Natasha Wimmer
The Old Woman With The Knife - South Korea

The Old Woman With The Knife - South Korea

Gu Byeong-Mo
Chi-Young Kim
Alindarka’ s Children - Belarus

Alindarka’ s Children - Belarus

Alhierd Bacharevič
Jim Dingley & Petra Reid
Chasing Homer - Hungary

Chasing Homer - Hungary

László Krasznahorkai
John Batki
Drive the Plow Over The Bones of the Dead - Poland

Drive the Plow Over The Bones of the Dead - Poland

Olga Tokrczuk
Antonia Lloyd-Jones
The Absolute - Argentina

The Absolute - Argentina

Daniel Guebel
Jessica Sequeira
Where You Come From - Germany

Where You Come From - Germany

Saša Stanišić
Damion Searls
Haymaker in Heaven - Norway

Haymaker in Heaven - Norway

Edvard Hoem
Tara Chance
The Employees -  Denmark

The Employees - Denmark

Olga Ravn
Martin Aitken
The Kingdom - Norway

The Kingdom - Norway

Jo Nesbø
Don Bartlett
The Divorce - Argentina

The Divorce - Argentina

César Aira
Chris Andrews
Grey Bees - Ukraine

Grey Bees - Ukraine

Andrey Kurkov
Boris Dralyuk
Jawbone - Spain

Jawbone - Spain

Mónica Ojeda
Sarah Booker
Ramifications - Mexico

Ramifications - Mexico

Daniel Saldaña París
Christina MacSweeney
Violets - South Korea

Violets - South Korea

Kyung-Sook Shin
Anton Hur

What’s New on our Shelves

Blithedale Canyon

Blithedale Canyon

Michael Bourne
Sea of Tranquility

Sea of Tranquility

Emily St. John Mandel
The Trayvon Generation

The Trayvon Generation

Elizabeth Alexander
 Time Is A Mother

Time Is A Mother

Ocean Vuong
Constructing a Nervous System

Constructing a Nervous System

Margo Jefferson
The Candy House

The Candy House

Jennifer Eagan
Little Foxes Took Up Matches

Little Foxes Took Up Matches

Katya Kazbek
Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens

Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens

Corey Van Landingham
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Meet Buddha

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Meet Buddha

Peter Coyote
Never Simple

Never Simple

Liz Scheier
Lessons from the Edge

Lessons from the Edge

Marie Yovanovitch
Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation

Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation

Hannah Gadsby
Punch Me Up to the Gods

Punch Me Up to the Gods

Brian Broome
In the Margins. On the Pleasures of Reading and Writing

In the Margins. On the Pleasures of Reading and Writing

Elena Ferrante
The Torqued Man

The Torqued Man

Peter Mann
The Emergency

The Emergency

Thomas Fisher

Free English Classes

Starting January 10, we will be teaching FREE English As a Second Language classes to the local community. Classes are for beginners to intermediate and will be every Monday from 5:30 to 7pm at Books & Letters!

Empezando en Enero 10, daremos clases gratuitas de Inglés para los residentes de nuestra comunidad. Las clases son para nivel principiante o nivel intermedio y tendrán lugar cada Lunes de 5:30 a 7pm en la misma tienda de Books & Letters!

Coffee Table Books

Octopus Seahorse Jellyfish

Octopus Seahorse Jellyfish

Rock The Boat

Rock The Boat

We Are Everywhere

We Are Everywhere

A Decade Of Men’s Street Style

A Decade Of Men’s Street Style

Homes for Nomads: Interiors of the Well-Travelled

Homes for Nomads: Interiors of the Well-Travelled

Curved: Bending Architecture

Curved: Bending Architecture

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs

The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs

Beatriz Milhazes

Beatriz Milhazes

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

What's Cooking?

Recipes From The Herbalist’s Kitchen

Recipes From The Herbalist’s Kitchen

Brittany Wood Nickerson
Nutmeg Trail: Recipes and Stories Along the Ancient Spice Routes

Nutmeg Trail: Recipes and Stories Along the Ancient Spice Routes

Eleanor Ford
Saka Saka: Adventures in African Cooking, South of the Sahara

Saka Saka: Adventures in African Cooking, South of the Sahara

Anto Cocagne and Aline Princeton
The Cook You Want To Be

The Cook You Want To Be

Andy Baraghani
A Year At Catbird Cottage: Recipes For A Nourished Life

A Year At Catbird Cottage: Recipes For A Nourished Life

Melina Hammer
Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

Goldwyn and Greg Blonder Ph.D.
Whole Farm Management From Start-Up to Sustainability

Whole Farm Management From Start-Up to Sustainability

Garry Stephenson
The Julia Rothman Collection

The Julia Rothman Collection

Julia Rothman
On The Himalayan Trail

On The Himalayan Trail

Romy Gill
Pig Beach

Pig Beach

Madd Abdoo and Shane McBride
French Cooking

French Cooking

Wini Moranville

Take a look at our used books

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Books for Children & Young Adult

If You’re a Drag Queen and You Know It

If You’re a Drag Queen and You Know It

Lil Miss Hot Mess
Olga de Dios
Armadillo Antics

Armadillo Antics

Bill Martin Jr. & Michael Sampson
Gibberish

Gibberish

Young Vo
My Perfect Cabin

My Perfect Cabin

Emmanuelle Mardesson & Sarah Loulendo
The Wisdom of Trees

The Wisdom of Trees

Lita Judge
Lita Judge
Luli and the Language of Tea

Luli and the Language of Tea

Andrea Wang
Hyewon Yum
My First Book of Beards

My First Book of Beards

Robyn Wall
Lydia Nichols
My First Book of Tattoos

My First Book of Tattoos

Robyn Wall
Lydia Nichols

Upcoming Events & Readings

Books & Letters Events

Tuesday
Aug
23
5:00 pm
The Books & Letters Book Club

The Books & Letters Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, August 23rd at 5pm for an information session about our first Book Club!

Meetings will happen on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7pm at the bookstore.

Please fill out the information form below if you plan to attend.

Russian River Books & Letters is having its first Book Club, and we would love you to be a part of it.

Every town needs and deserves a bookstore.

Russian River Books & Letters was born In December of 2021 to fulfill that need and create a gathering place for bibliophiles, writers, or just anyone who wants to hang out and browse. Stay tuned for special events including music, readings, book clubs, and writing workshops.

Please come in and say hello if you are Russian River local or just staying with us for a few days. We look forward to seeing you soon.