The Concord Bookshop
65 Main St
Concord, MA 01742
Tel: (978) 369-2405
Mon- Wed 9:30am-6pm
Over 72 years and still going strong! The Concord Bookshop is your local resource for the best in books - and now, through our partnership with Kobo, we offer over 3 million eBooks that can be read on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Our staff includes former school librarians, editors, educators and writers, all of them enthusiastic readers who can track down just about any book in print. If you need suggestions for gift books (which we will gift wrap free of charge), great vacation reads, or your book group's next selection, ask us -- or see our store picks and monthly bestsellers.weekly newsletter!
Please join us at the Bookshop on Thursday, May 23rd at 7 pm as we welcome back John Hanson Mitchell, reading from his latest book, An Eden of Sorts.
Along with his nonfiction work, John Hanson Mitchell is editor of the award winning magazine, Sanctuary, published by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. He was editor of The Curious Naturalist, and a co-author, with Chris Leahy and Tom Conuel, of the coffee table edition of The Nature of Massachusetts (l998), illustrated by the internationally-recognized Swedish painter Lars Jonsson. In 2001 he won a Vogelstein grant for Following the Sun. He was awarded an honorary PhD from Fitchburg State University for his work on the book Ceremonial Time and was given three different grants for his work on Looking for Mr Gilbert. He is also winner of the John Burroughs Essay Award for his Sanctuary piece, “Of Time and the River”. In 2000, he was given the New England Booksellers’ Award for the body of his work. Mitchell attended the Sorbonne and is a graduate of Columbia University. A former journalist, he has had assignments in Kerala in southern India and also the South China Sea and has written extensively about Western Europe.