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Poor Richard's BookstoreWelcome to Poor Richard's Books, home of thousands of books, across from the state's beautiful Old Capitol building.

Looking for a good book to dive into?  We are open for browsing and doing curbside delivery in front of the store.  We can send books to you, your friend or relative in another town or state. To arrange for curbside give us a call! (502) 223-8018

Whichever way you choose to shop with us please know we appreciate your support as we continue to try and find a new "normal" like everyone else.

Keep those pages turning and be safe!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hardcover Nonfiction

The Colony: Faith and Blood in a Promised Land Cover Image
From the Hood to the Holler: A Story of Separate Worlds, Shared Dreams, and the Fight for America's Future Cover Image
River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile Cover Image
One Person, One Vote: A Surprising History of Gerrymandering in America Cover Image
The Pope at War: The Secret History of Pius XII, Mussolini, and Hitler Cover Image
Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks Cover Image

Hardcover Fiction

Book of Night Cover Image
A Mirror Mended (Fractured Fables) Cover Image
Doctors and Friends Cover Image
Shifty's Boys Cover Image
When Women Were Dragons: A Novel Cover Image
Half-Blown Rose: A Novel Cover Image

Children and Young Adult

Happy: A Beginner's Book of Mindfulness Cover Image
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
The Deep Blue Sea Bedtime Shadow Book Cover Image
Sulwe Cover Image
Wishtree Cover Image
We Are the Gardeners Cover Image

Larkspur Press Books

    Poor Richard's proudly carries the finely crafted letterpress books from Larkspur Press.

    Each book is a work of art. The type is hand-set; the pages hand-sewn.

    Our selection includes works of poetry and prose, including:

     Hot off the press!  One of Us (1949), Wendell Berry engravings by Joanne Price   

    Tthe Great Interruption, Wendell Berry with wood engravings by Joanne Price

     Book of Earthly Delights, Fred Smock

    Best to Keep Moving, Jeff Worley, Kentucky Poet Laureate

      Call us at (502) 223-8018 for titles available or to order a book.

*Search results on this website are not a real-time indication of our in-store stock. To see if a title is available for immediate pick-up, please contact us by phone (502-223-8018) or by email (poorrbooks@aol.com). Thank you! *