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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

What’s New On Our Shelves

Punks New & Selected Poems

Punks New & Selected Poems

John Keene
Weasels In The Attic

Weasels In The Attic

Hiroko Oyamada
The Bad Angel Brothers

The Bad Angel Brothers

Paul Theroux
The Furrows

The Furrows

Naomi Serpell
 100 Boyfriends

100 Boyfriends

Brontez Purcell
Less Is Lost

Less Is Lost

Races, Empire & Revolution  In The Borderlands

Races, Empire & Revolution In The Borderlands

Kelly Lytle Hernández
Too Much Of Life

Too Much Of Life

Jollof Rice And Other Revolutions

Jollof Rice And Other Revolutions

Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi
The World We Make

The World We Make

N.K. Jemisin
The Hollow Kind

The Hollow Kind

Trespasses

Trespasses

Louise Kennedy
The Anatomist’s Tale

The Anatomist’s Tale

Tauno Bilsted
 Visual Thinking

Visual Thinking

Temple Grandin
I’m Glad My Mom Died

I’m Glad My Mom Died

The Philosophy of Modern Song

The Philosophy of Modern Song

Bob Dylan
Come Back In September

Come Back In September

Darryl Pinckney
A Girlhood: A Letter To My Transgender Daughter

A Girlhood: A Letter To My Transgender Daughter

The New Yorkers

The New Yorkers

Sam Roberts
Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story

Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story

Bono

Essays and Short Fiction

dead-end-memories: Stories

dead-end-memories: Stories

Banana Yoshimoto
Bad Thoughts: Stories

Bad Thoughts: Stories

Nada Alic
She Is Haunted: Stories

She Is Haunted: Stories

Paige Clark
You Have a friend in 10A: Stories

You Have a friend in 10A: Stories

Maggie Shipstead
Are You Enjoying? Stories

Are You Enjoying? Stories

Mira Sethi
The Trouble With Happiness and Other Stories

The Trouble With Happiness and Other Stories

Tove Ditlevsen
Souvenir Museum: Stories

Souvenir Museum: Stories

Elizabeth McCracken
Night of The Living Rez: Stories

Night of The Living Rez: Stories

Morgan Talty
Angel of Rome and Other Stories

Angel of Rome and Other Stories

Jess Walter
Night Rooms

Night Rooms

Gina Nutt
Languages of Truth

Languages of Truth

Salman Rushdie
Happy-Go-Lucky

Happy-Go-Lucky

David Sedaris
Bad Handwriting

Bad Handwriting

Sara Mesa
Katie Whittemore
Serious Face

Serious Face

Jon Modallem
Ground Glass

Ground Glass

Kathryn Savage
Virology: Essays for the Living the Dead and the Small Things In Between

Virology: Essays for the Living the Dead and the Small Things In Between

Joseph Osmundson
Girls Can Kiss Now

Girls Can Kiss Now

Jill Gutowitz

Young Adult and Chapter Books

Worser

Worser

Jennifer Ziegler
Click

Click

Kayla Miller
Swim Team

Swim Team

Johnnie Christmas
The Lesbian’s Guide to Catholic School

The Lesbian’s Guide to Catholic School

Sonora Reyes
Family of Liars

Family of Liars

e. Lockhart
Heat Wave

Heat Wave

TJ Klune
The Last Cuentista

The Last Cuentista

Donna Barba Higuera
Melissa

Melissa

Alex Gino
Starfish

Starfish

Lisa Fipps
Violet Made Of Thorns

Violet Made Of Thorns

Gina Chen
Fire Keeper’s Daughter

Fire Keeper’s Daughter

Angeline Boulley

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

Vegan at Home

Vegan at Home

Wild Life: The Life and Work of Charley Harper

Wild Life: The Life and Work of Charley Harper

Madrid: Portrait of a City

Madrid: Portrait of a City

Cabinet of Natural Curiosities: The Complete Plates in Colour 1734-1765

Cabinet of Natural Curiosities: The Complete Plates in Colour 1734-1765

Modern Architecture A-Z

Modern Architecture A-Z

San Francisco: Portrait of a City

San Francisco: Portrait of a City

Dragon Rock At Manitoga

Dragon Rock At Manitoga

Amazônia

Amazônia

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Secrets of the Whales

Secrets of the Whales

Into the Forest: The Secret Language of Trees

Into the Forest: The Secret Language of Trees

What's Cooking?

The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook

The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook

A Year At Catbird Cottage: Recipes For A Nourished Life

A Year At Catbird Cottage: Recipes For A Nourished Life

The Kitchen Studio: Culinary Creations By Artists

The Kitchen Studio: Culinary Creations By Artists

My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes And Convictions

My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes And Convictions

Pig Beach: BBQ Cookbook

Pig Beach: BBQ Cookbook

Portugal: The Cookbook

Portugal: The Cookbook

Peru: The Cookbook

Peru: The Cookbook

Sephardi: Cooking the History

Sephardi: Cooking the History

Japan: The Cookbook

Japan: The Cookbook

Take a look at our used books

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Books for Children

Book Of Dinosaurs: 10 Record Breaking Prehistoric Animals

Book Of Dinosaurs: 10 Record Breaking Prehistoric Animals

Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak
One boy watching

One boy watching

We Are Still Here: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know

We Are Still Here: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know

Traci Sorell
Frané Lessac
Fox Tells a Lie

Fox Tells a Lie

Susanna Isern and Leire Salaberria
The Book That Kino Wrote

The Book That Kino Wrote

Mariana Ruiz Johnson
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

Wednesday
Oct
12
7:30 pm
The Books & Letters Book Club

The Books & Letters Book Club

Join us on Wednesday October 12th at 7.30pm in the store. We will be reading The Promise by Damon Galgut, winner of the 2021 Man Booker Prize

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

Next Book Club October 12th at 7.30 pm. We will be reading The Promise by Damon Galgut.

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.