KarensBookRow

Feminist fiction, counterculture reads, & more

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania On Etsy since 2010

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This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

KarensBookRow

Feminist fiction, counterculture reads, & more

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | 828 Sales

Announcement    I hope you are keeping safe and healthy! Your quarantine reading needs are very important to me, and I notice that many of you are sending out gifts as well. Please don't hesitate to inquire about authors and books you don't see here--I have many books I have not had time to list just yet.

I want to assure you: My books and packing supplies have always been kept in plastic boxes in a room closed off to the rest of my place. Now I am using gloves when I handle the books and create packages.

Karen's Book Row features recommended reads and hard to find books. I specialize in feminist fiction, lesbian and gay fiction, African American authors, books from the counterculture, experimental literature, novels in translation, collectible books, and vintage children's titles.

Karen's Book Row is an online and pop up bookshop run by author-bookseller Karen Lillis. I've been working in bookstores and bookselling since 1997. I worked at a legendary literary bookstore in New York at the Turn of the Millennium, and I currently work in an ABAA rare bookshop for my dayjob. I studied to be a librarian in the late 2000s, but decided to bring my reader's advisory skills back to bookselling instead.

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Last updated on May 10, 2020

I hope you are keeping safe and healthy! Your quarantine reading needs are very important to me, and I notice that many of you are sending out gifts as well. Please don't hesitate to inquire about authors and books you don't see here--I have many books I have not had time to list just yet.

I want to assure you: My books and packing supplies have always been kept in plastic boxes in a room closed off to the rest of my place. Now I am using gloves when I handle the books and create packages.

Karen's Book Row features recommended reads and hard to find books. I specialize in feminist fiction, lesbian and gay fiction, African American authors, books from the counterculture, experimental literature, novels in translation, collectible books, and vintage children's titles.

Karen's Book Row is an online and pop up bookshop run by author-bookseller Karen Lillis. I've been working in bookstores and bookselling since 1997. I worked at a legendary literary bookstore in New York at the Turn of the Millennium, and I currently work in an ABAA rare bookshop for my dayjob. I studied to be a librarian in the late 2000s, but decided to bring my reader's advisory skills back to bookselling instead.

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Virginia Woolf has been very popular at Karen's Book Row during quarantine. What book are YOU burying your nose in?
Happy New Year! I'm adding new listings every day, including movie tie-in editions of Truman Capote & Tennessee Williams, African American feminists like Zora Neale Hurston & Alice Walker, new memoirs, new poetry titles & vintage kid's books, & more!
I'm getting ready for Pittsburgh's 7th Annual Holiday Book Sale! If you're in the area, please join us on Dec 8th in Lawrenceville!
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