Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe, Asheville

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TripAdvisor
  • If you are looking for a terrific local bookstore, be sure to visit Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, NC! The selection is a nice mix of local and regional titles along with more mainstream stories. ...  more »
  • The way book stores ought to be. Nooks and crannies. Comfortable seats. Wine and coffee. In Asheville's lovely downtown.  more »
  • Fun, funky booksellers. I hope I can come back and add photos! We spent time there Saturday night before our dinner reservations. They had a lecture happening and I liked that they had a sign on the f...  more »
Google
  • This champagne bookstore is easily the most unique and eclectic mashup of places i've ever been. it has a certain romantic feeling and is captivating. Beyond that it's located in a beautiful space.
  • This bookstore is everything you wish bookstores still were. Malaprops has a fantastic selection (kids too), staff who love books, visiting authors, book signings, coffee and it's right in the heart of Asheville downtown. Always a good New and Notable selection, interesting staff pics, and their "blind date with a book" thing is fun- staff selections are covered in brown paper with some descriptive words on the outside. You buy the book without knowing what book it is you're buying. A model for what a modern bookstore can still be.
  • Nice atmosphere for book lovers. The coffee was old...which blew a five star. My litmus test is a good chess book sellection. They passes!
  • THIS is what book stores are supposed to be. Cozy, comfy, coffee, BOOKS! Friendly, helpful staff. GO here! Spend money! Support your independently owned local businesses!
  • I love this local bookstore! From the well-curated selection of books and extensive calendar of author readings, to the Staff Picks and Banned Books sections, this is a bookstore by readers for readers. This is clearly a bookstore on a mission! Also, they have delicious chai in their cafe.