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Avid Bookshop on Prince

  • 493 Prince Ave.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • (706) 352-2060
  • Region: Prince Ave-Normaltown

Avid Bookshop on Prince Avenue is a community-focused independent seller of mostly new and some used books. Stop by for a new read plus special programming including book clubs, local author readings, poetry nights, national author book signings, and more! Located on Prince Avenue, between The Daily Co-op and the historic Fire Hall No. 2.


"Literary Tourism," BookRiot.com, July 22, 2018

2017 - Named one of the top 5 bookshops in the U.S. by Publisher's Weekly

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Flagpole Favorites Winner: Local Business

2015 Flagpole Favorites Runner-Up: Favorite Place to Buy a Gift for Him

2015 and 2016 Flagpole Favorites Runner-Up: Uniquely Athens Business

2014 Flagpole Favorites Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Her

2013, 2014, 2016 Flagpole Favorites Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him


Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday - Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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    Jeff VanderMeer Meet and Greet

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    Rien Fertel: Drive-By Truckers’ Southern Rock Opera (33 1/3 #133)

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    Avid Poetry Series: Andrea Jurjević, James May, Chelsea Rathburn

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