As the nation’s oldest Black-owned independent bookstore celebrating its 60th year, Marcus Books’ mission is to provide opportunities for Black folks and their allies to celebrate and learn about Black people everywhere. It is a space that affirms and reflects back every beautiful shade of black. At Marcus Books we understand literature as essential to building cultural competency and intellectual awareness. We cherish Black makers of literature and art. Marcus Books stocks an essential catalogue of works including children's and young adult fiction and nonfiction, classics, bestsellers, cookbooks, ancient and contemporary history, poetry, biography and graphic novels.
All Bookshop orders ship directly to you. If you are interested in arranging in-person pickup please call us at (510) 652-2344 or visit us in Oakland, CA at 3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way