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What’s in the Shop Window?

One of the things we want www.bookden.com to do is to give site visiters an idea of what’s going on in the store. We are a real bookstore after all. So explore the links below to see what’s in the window, on the tables, and on the front book cases.

The Windows:

The Windows

The Used Books window

The New Books window

The New Hardcover Shelves

New Hardcover Shelves



The New Paperback Tables

New Paperbacks




On sale today

September 9, 2014

A busy week for new hardcover books, and new in paperback:


Just published in hardcover


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by James Elroy


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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
by Sam Harris


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World Order
by Henry Kissinger



Just out in paperback


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The Bully Pulpit
by Doris Kearns Goodwin


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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan


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The Redeemer
by Jo Nesbo


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A Permanent Member of the Family
by Russell Banks



New local author book

September 9, 2014
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Walking in the Footsteps of the Masters
by Ronit Gabay

Ronit Gabay’s book is a transformational journey of looking inward to discover inner truth. Gabay’s in-depth research has identified the process of self-discovery as demonstrated by pivotal moments in the lives of the Masters – Buddha, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad.


Own a piece of Book Den history.

September 8, 2014


This table has been valiantly selling books at the Book Den for decades, and now it’s time to retire. Yours for $100 or best offer.