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after-words bookstore

after-words bookstore

23 E. Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611 USA 312-464-1110
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We curate our collection, but try not to specialize. We try to have a bit of everything.

After-words is one of the few independent bookstores left in downtown Chicago. Our two floors house a huge collection of over 70,000 new and used volumes. We feature a wide variety of fiction, literature, poetry, and children s books. We also carry art and photography books, cookbooks, local books, history books, health, healing, and new age/occult books among many other categories. Our staff is committed to helping customers find the right book, at the right price. You can also visit us at: www.after-wordschicago.com

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Alibris seller since April 2006


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