New independent bookstore located in the Fine Arts Building on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. Welcome to our Bookshop.org store. Check out our curated lists, some of which will come from talented booksellers, authors, and other book and music folk from all over the multiverse. Please keep in mind the space is a work in progress and is updated constantly—so check back often!
At Exile in Bookville (a nod to Liz Phair’s 1993 debut album Exile in Guyville) we believe that books and music are synonymous and want that to carry over into our virtual and physical space, where we will host book and music related events.
—Javier Ramirez and Kristin Enola Gilbert
- Peruse our curated lists or search for any book, puzzles, notebooks, and more in the search bar above.
- "What's New" booklist updated weekly.
Check out exileinbookville.com for book events, newsletters, merchandise, playlists, and more! Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook.