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

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
Scattered Lights: Stories Cover Image
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Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Cover Image
Say I'm Dead: A Family Memoir of Race, Secrets, and Love Cover Image
The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again Cover Image

New and Notable

A Promised Land Cover Image
Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
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Luster: A Novel Cover Image
The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image

Staff Favorites

The Paris Hours: A Novel Cover Image
The Book of Delights: Essays Cover Image
The Most Fun We Ever Had: A Novel Cover Image
Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel Cover Image
Intimations: Six Essays Cover Image