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

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Cairo Circles Cover Image
Voices from the Pandemic: Americans Tell Their Stories of Crisis, Courage and Resilience Cover Image
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The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman’s Walk In The Wild To Find Her Way Home  Cover Image
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Green Chili and Other Impostors (FoodStory) Cover Image
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New and Notable

Tales from the Cafe Cover Image
State of Terror: A Novel Cover Image
Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura) Cover Image
Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief Cover Image
On Animals Cover Image

Staff Favorites

The Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
Flavortown Cover Image
Hamnet Cover Image
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
American Copper Cover Image