Welcome to Antigone Books

We are a zany, independent (and 100% solar-powered) bookstore. We carry excellent books for all ages plus a large selection of fabulous gifts and cards. Voted Tucson's best independent bookstore by the Tucson Weekly, we are located in Tucson's unique Fourth Avenue shopping district.

..Just In

Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami 

A dazzling new collection of short stories from Haruki Murakami.

Across seven tales, Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all. Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.

 

..Super Staff Pick

Every month, we pick a title that we believe is deserving of extra attention. The books are available for a 20% discount via the store, email, or the phone.

This Is an Uprising by Mark Engler and Paul Engler

"Great read for anyone who wants to make real change happen. Practical ideas, plus a thorough exploration of the theory. Highly recommended." -Kelly, a customer

From protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to shape public debate and force political change. When mass movements erupt onto our television screens, the media consistently portrays them as being spontaneous and unpredictable. Yet, in this book, Mark and Paul Engler look at the hidden art behind such outbursts of protest, examining core principles that have been used to spark and guide moments of transformative unrest. With incisive insights from contemporary activists, as well as fresh revelations about the work of groundbreaking figures such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Gene Sharp, and Frances Fox Piven, the Englers show how people with few resources and little conventional influence are engineering the upheavals that are reshaping contemporary politics.

 For more staff favorites, click here.

 

..Our Shared Shelf - Feminist Book Group

Our Shared Shelf is a global, feminist book group, founded by Emma Watson, actress (Hermione in Harry Potter) and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador.

Books for the group are 10% off the month prior to the discussion.

The book for April and May is:

Women Who Run With the Wolves
by Clarissa Pinkola Estes


There will be two meetings for this title:
Saturday April 29 at 3:30 (to discuss the first half of the book)
& Saturday, May 27 at 3:30 (to discuss the second).

Feel free to come to one or both of the discussions. All are welcome!


 


 

 

Subscribe to Antigone Books RSS