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

The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir Cover Image
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: A Novel (The Carls #2) Cover Image
The End of White Politics: How to Heal Our Liberal Divide Cover Image
Mother Daughter Widow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
The Shadows: A Novel Cover Image
Memoirs and Misinformation: A novel Cover Image
Murder in Chianti (A Tuscan Mystery #1) Cover Image
Florence Adler Swims Forever: A Novel Cover Image

New Paperbacks

Three Women Cover Image
Akin Cover Image
Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel Cover Image
Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir Cover Image
Night Boat to Tangier Cover Image
Toni Morrison: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
Chances Are . . .: A novel Cover Image
Whisper Network: A Novel Cover Image

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The Order: A Novel Cover Image
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The Pull of the Stars: A Novel Cover Image
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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir 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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The Lying Life of Adults 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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