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Wish Lists

Did you know?

You can create a wish list on our website! It's as simple as clicking on the item you want then clicking "Add to Wish List." Cormac McCarthy's new book, anyone? Or how about the latest John Grisham thriller? Did you see Deesha Philyaw at Thacker Mountain and now you need to read her book? Put it on your wish list! Having a tough time making a decision? You can even add gift cards!

This is a great tool for your holiday wish lists, birthday lists, even wedding and baby registries! 

Items can be shipped directly to you or picked up in store. 

George Floyd

It hardly needs to be said that the murder of George Floyd has utterly changed the dynamic of the dialogue and, one hopes, the behavior, as well, about race in America.
Only a few years ago, I had a sense of optimism about some progress in this regard,
as well as a renewed spirit to compel further progress, and expressed that here.  

Square Books’ lifelong support for and promotion of the First Amendment is closely aligned with a dedication to  racial justice.

Square Books reflects on the life of Oxford Icon Ron 'Ronzo' Shapiro


Ron Shapiro, who, as most in this part of the world knows, passed away Monday.  When word got around town, which was instantly, that Ronzo was sick, the reaction was collective denial.   And now his passing seems unfathomable to many.  He was famous in Oxford, and some points beyond, known for, among other attributes, his open spirit, friendliness, playful sense of humor, concern for others, and positive attitude. 

Spring Break Reads Junior

Picture Book

No More Poems! A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse 
by Rhett Miller and Dan Santat 
The perfect read aloud for a long car trip, this rollicking books of rhymes will have your kids roaring with laughter. As a bonus, you can get Dan Santat to sign this book when he visits us on March 29th for the Oxford Conference for the Book.