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In the mood for an audiobook?  Get them here and help support Exile in Bookville!

Welcome to our new and improved website! We still have a page but now you will be able to order books directly through our store, which helps us immensely. If a book you want is not in stock in store, your order will take an extra few days to ship.  We aren't as fast as Amazon, but who wants to be Amazon? Thank you to everyone for your continued support and encouragement—we are enternally grateful. And a big thank you for supporting independent bookstores.

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We finally have our store! Come visit us at 410 S. Michigan Avenue located on the second floor in the historic Fine Arts Building.

Come in and check out our recommended reads, some of which will come from talented booksellers, authors, and other book and music folk from across the multiverse. At Exile in Bookville (a nod to Liz Phair’s 1993 debut album Exile in Guyville) we believe that books and music are synonymous and carry that over into our store.

Be sure to review our event schedule for upcoming in-person and virtual events and follow us on Instagram @exileinbookville to keep updated on Exile happenings. 

We put out a pretty great newsletter, too, so be sure to subscribe to hear about events, new releases, playlists, and more.

Read! Listen! And thank you for supporting Exile in Bookville!

—Javier Ramirez and Kristin Enola Gilbert