Welcome!

Welcome to the e-commerce website of Skylark Bookshop, an independent bookshop in the heart of downtown Columbia, MO. We’re thrilled that you’re here.

While we'd much rather see you in person or talk on the telephone, now you can order your books from us online. Feel free to browse the site - if you can't find what you're looking for, call us at (573) 777 6990 or drop us a line if you have any questions! We love to make recommendations (see out Staff Recommendations tab in the menu) and we love a challenge!

Authors Appearing at Skylark

The Medievalist By Phil Adamo Cover Image
Any Other Family By Eleanor Brown Cover Image
37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination By Sherry Boschert Cover Image
We Are the Light: A Novel By Matthew Quick Cover Image
Sister Novelists: The Trailblazing Porter Sisters, Who Paved the Way for Austen and the Brontës By Devoney Looser Cover Image

New and Notable

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida By Shehan Karunatilaka Cover Image
Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change By Thor Hanson Cover Image
The Best American Short Stories 2022 By Andrew Sean Greer, Heidi Pitlor Cover Image
Toad: A Novel By Katherine Dunn, Molly Crabapple (Foreword by) Cover Image
Foster By Claire Keegan Cover Image

Staff Favorites

Still Life By Sarah Winman Cover Image
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The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World: A Novel By Laura Imai Messina Cover Image
The Book of Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future By Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns Cover Image