IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to supply chain issues, please place orders for Christmas gifts no later than December 10th. Books ordered after December 10th likely will not arrive before December 25th. 

Holiday Hours: Closed December 25th and January 1st.

Current Sales Floor Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. Due to staffing, hours may vary. Changes to store hours will be posted here.

Per Buncombe County mandate, masks are required for everyone aged 5 or older who enters the store, regardless of vaccination status. Find out more info about the store under COVID-19 here

Malaprop's Cafe is open for to-go only Monday - Friday 8 am to 3 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am to 3 pm.

The Cafe is open via our walk-up window before bookstore hours. 

Image is of a grey tee shirt with red and orange drawing depicting a stack of books and coffee cup. Image text conveys the store name and location: Malaprop's Cafe and Bookstore Asheville North Carolina.Help us celebrate the Cafe with a re-issued vintage tee from the '80s!


Author Events

Image shows a green border with a white box containing text: Mallory McDuff presents OUR LAST BEST ACT with singer/songwriter Liz Teague. Tuesday, Dec. 7th. 6:30 PM ET. Hybrid. Under the text are a photo of the author and image of the book cover.Image shows a lavender border with a white box containing text: UNC Press Presents G. Samantha Rosenthal in conversation with Samantha Allen. Wednesday, Dec. 8th. 7 PM ET. Virtual. Under the text are photos of both presenters and the cover of Rosenthal’s book LIVING QUEER HISTORY.




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