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

Free the Press: The Death of American Journalism and How to Revive It By Brian J. Karem, Sam Donaldson (Foreword by) Cover Image
Meredith, Alone By Claire Alexander Cover Image
From Scratch: Adventures in Harvesting, Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging on a Fragile Planet By David Moscow, Jon Moscow Cover Image
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Enchantment: Awakening Wonder in an Anxious Age By Katherine May Cover Image
The Misconceiver By Lucy Ferriss Cover Image

New and Notable

Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia By David Graeber Cover Image
Notes on an Execution: A Novel By Danya Kukafka Cover Image
After Sappho: A Novel By Selby Wynn Schwartz Cover Image
The World and All That It Holds: A Novel By Aleksandar Hemon Cover Image
Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American By Wajahat Ali 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