SA has some great used bookstores, but when it comes to new titles, especially from small presses, head to the Twig. A favorite stop off for visiting writers, The Twig provides discerning readers of all ages with fiction, poetry, and non-fiction classics and new releases, paying special attention to Texas authors and presses — their expanding Texana collection is not to be missed. Check their calendar for book signings by national names and local favorites. Children are appreciated too; Miss Anastasia’s Storytime offers Friday morning activities for little ones.
The Twig Book Shop began its evolution in 1972. Currently located at the former Pearl Brewery on the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk, The Twig provides newly released books for children and adults as well as award-winning classics. The space at Pearl has become a venue for local and national poets and authors. The Twig makes books available for book clubs, schools, and conferences. The Texana collection makes The Twig a destination for history lovers near and far.
Hard cover, soft cover, and even electronic books can be purchased through our website which accesses a national distributor for independent bookstores. Electronic books, or e-books, can be downloaded from our website through Kobo. We welcome and appreciate your physical and/or virtual patronage.
Feeling festive? As well you should! Fiesta plans are finalizing. As you may recall from years past, Pearl experiences some closures for the Battle of Flowers Parade and Flambeau Parade, what with Grayson St. being the staging ground and all.
The Twig Book Shop special hours for Fiesta parades will be Friday, April 24th open from 1:00-6:00 (no Twiglet story time), and Saturday, April 25th from 9:00-1:30 closing immediately after the Farmers Market.
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