$10 for $25 Worth of Books and Music at Dunaway Books

Tower Grove South

69 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

Award-winning literary treasure trove sports shelves of books & CDs perusable on three floors

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Promotional value expires May 4, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. In-store only. Additional fee for special orders. Not valid on sale items. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Awarded the 2010 Best Used Book Store award by the Riverfront Times, Dunaway Books ensconces bibliophiles in a labyrinthine assortment of used and rare books and music. Bargain-book hunters traverse the store’s aisles of sorted and sub-sorted volumes for tucked-away treasures, stumbling upon a beloved classic from their childhood such as Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales ($3.53) and E.B. White's Stuart Little ($8), or Shakespeare's slam poetry. The store is painstakingly arranged, placing small press and local authors up front to boost exposure and tucking children’s books beneath the mezzanine to provide a private hideaway for page turning. Shelves of CDs, such as a recording of a Beethoven violin concerto, battle the onslaught of digital music, reawakening shoppers to the pleasures of holding a prized album in hand and using it to crush the nearest MP3 player. The store’s décor is in keeping with its passionate, torch-bearing philosophy: the restroom is plastered floor to ceiling with bookmarks ranging from ticket stubs to photographs, and the basement’s expansive collection of tomes rests against time-worn, stately walls of exposed brick. A view from the mezzanine allows shoppers to drink in the sight of the written word bathing in natural light and fellow bookworms bathing in the spray of fountain pens.

Customer Reviews

69 Ratings

We're delighted you're there. . . and we appreciate our helping us when we bring books, need to carry our purchases to our car. . .; find something obscure, etc.
Betty W. · May 15, 2012
Very nice young man helped my son and I, he had a beard and glasses. helpful and friendly
Brian S. · May 6, 2012
Keep up the fantastic selection.
Chris P. · May 6, 2012
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    Tower Grove South

    3111 S Grand Blvd.

    St. Louis, Missouri 63118


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