Reader Meet Writer: Odie Lindsey

Join us this Thursday, August 6, as we cohost another exciting event in the Reader Meet Writer series. In conversation with author Chanelle Benz, ODIE LINDSEY will be discussing his new novel, "SOME GO HOME".

This event is FREE but registration is required. Please email us at "" and we will email you the link to the zoom meeting the day of the event.


COVID-19 Update

June 5: Curbside delivery is here to stay! We will continue to provide this service indefinitely for paid purchases . Please pull up in front of the door, call us, and we're happy to run it out. Thank you for supporting us.

Antiracism books are in high demand and we are working hard to get them back in stock. Click this link to see our list ( and to check what's in stock.

We are open until 5pm daily for short-term browsing and in-store pickup of orders. We encourage our customers to wear a face mask and to be respectful of physical distancing guidelines. We are cleaning the store throughout the day.

New Hardcovers

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
You Look So Much Better in Person: True Stories of Absurdity and Success Cover Image
A Case for the American People: The United States v. Donald J. Trump Cover Image
The Geometry of Holding Hands: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (13) (Isabel Dalhousie Series #13) Cover Image
Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town Cover Image
William Shakespeare's The Merry Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars Part the Ninth (William Shakespeare's Star Wars #9) Cover Image
True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News Cover Image
Break the Good Girl Myth: How to Dismantle Outdated Rules, Unleash Your Power, and Design a More Purposeful Life Cover Image

New Paperbacks

The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series #1) Cover Image
A Stranger on the Beach: A Novel Cover Image
The Memory Police: A Novel Cover Image
Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country Cover Image
Something to Live For Cover Image
For the Good of the Game: The Inside Story of the Surprising and Dramatic Transformation of Major League Baseball Cover Image
Child's Play: A Novel Cover Image
Marilou Is Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image

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Midnight Sun Cover Image
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The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
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Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
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Vesper Flights Cover Image
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The Lying Life of Adults Cover Image
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All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) Cover Image
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Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
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Anxious People: A Novel Cover Image

About Us

Prince Books, open since 1982 in downtown Norfolk, is located on the corner of Main Street and Martin's Lane in the Towne Bank Building one block from Town Point Park and the Elizabeth River, conveniently situated between Waterside and Nauticus.

We offer an intelligent selection of fiction in hardcover and paperback, sections on poetry, history, biography, boating, travel, and a complete children's section. You may also enjoy perusing our books on home design, cookbooks and spirituality. Current events is one of our strengths!

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