On Monday, April 19, in celebration of Patriots' Day, our store hours will be 8:30 AM-6:00 PM.

For the Escapist

Booksmith’s curated holiday collections will be your guide for gift-giving, so you can shop early and make even the most hard-to-please on your gift list happy!

Alternate timelines, talking cuckoo clocks, an ambiance of tentacles & magics. Books of the fantastic open a window in the house of so-called reality, showing us what the Outside looks like. And once you’ve seen it—well, there’s no going back inside, is there? A selection of books from our expert buyers of SF/F, weird, genre in all its marvelous forms & strains. Books you want to get away with. A map of somewhere else.


By  Minh Lê


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