Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe

Type:
Indie Bookstore
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Phone: 
(800) 441-9829

Established in 1982 by Emoke B'Racz and located in downtown Asheville, Malaprop's is an independent bookstore and café that serves food from local bakeries and organic, fair-trade, shade-grown coffee roasted locally. The café offers free wireless service and eight plug-in stations, plus three cyberstations that customers can use for a fee. As part of its mission, the bookstore gives back to the local community by donating to local nonprofits, independent radio stations, and homeless shelters. It also hosts over thirty events a month, including author readings, workshops, and a selection of theme-based book clubs. The café accommodates 125 people and over 200 with seating extended into the bookstore. For more information about presenting an event, visit the Present an Event page.

Address:

55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
United States
35° 35' 46.464" N, 82° 33' 17.5428" W
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