Back Alley
Book Nook

your local purveyor of ideas and dealer in paper

What we do

Back Alley Book Nook is Athabasca, Alberta's new used bookstore. We sell books and comics. We'll share a cup of coffee with you.

We're introverts, so we might not talk much. But we'll sell you a self-help book if you want some advice.

What we're selling

highfalutin books
lowfalutin books
seedy romantic paperbacks
tempting cookbooks
novels, histories and mysteries
poetry, prose and lore
very cool comics
little kid literature

Who we are

we're a couple of nerds that really like to read.

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nathan loitz

a man who expects nothing, resists nothing, forces nothing. his book collection is boundless.

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allendria brunjes

she likes fighting the patriarchy, adichie and shakespeare. she writes and reads for money and love.

Visit our shop

5108 50 Avenue, Athabasca

Monday to Friday 10am-5pm •  Saturday 12-6pm • 780.818.9753

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