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A note on our new website feature...

We want to celebrate independent publishers at the New Regulator Bookshop! So we are inaugurating a new feature on our website. Every couple of months we will be highlighting one of the many amazing truly Indie presses around the country. We will feature their terrific titles in the store and rotate a selection of excerpts from some of their recent titles for you to get a flavor of their publications. 

Transit Books

Our summer featured publisher is Transit Books. Transit launched in 2017 and has seven books out so far, seven gems. Based out of Oakland, California they are working toward putting out eight to ten books annually, mainly books in translation. Transit places a special emphasis on its relationship with translators which shows in the titles they curate and the translations. We hope you will give their titles a try. We have some excerpts below...

Upcoming Events....

SEPTEMBER EVENTS at The Regulator Bookshop

DAVE EGGERS, "What Can a Citizen Do?"
Sunday, September 2, 3:00 p.m.

Story Time with Amy Godfrey
Wednesday, September 5, 12, 19, 26 at 10:15 a.m.

MARTHA JONES, "Birthright Citizens," in conversation with DEONDRA ROSE
Tuesday, September 4, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 6, 7:00 p.m.

AMY LAURA HALL, "Laughing at the Devil: Seeing the World with Julian of Norwich"
Tuesday,September 11, 7:00 p.m.

"What Makes a Good Crime Novel" with NORA GASKIN ESTHIMER ("The Worst Thing")
Thursday,September 13, 7:00 p.m.

MEG FEE, "Places I Stopped on the Way Home: A Memoir of Chaos and Grace"
Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m.

WBWC Breastfeeding Class -- this paid event requires pre-registration
Sunday, September 23, 2:00 p.m.; to register:

BOBBIE ANN MASON, "Patchwork: A Bobbie Ann Mason Reader"
Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 27, 7:00 p.m.




Click here to view the details of our events.

For more on all our events, see our full Events Calendar.

Did You Know....

Prices on our web site are 20% off New York Times bestsellers and 10% off on all other non-academic, non-technical titles There are no shipping charges if you choose to pick up your order at the store--and you don't even have to enter your credit card information for these orders!

Want to know if we have a book in stock or if we can order it for you? Click here to search our inventory online! If it says "On Our Shelves Now," we've got it! If it says "Usually ships in 1-5 days," then we can easily order it for you. Just call us or send us an email with questions.  

45% of the money you spend on this site stays in our community, while none of the money you spend on Amazon stays local. Thank you for your support of Durham and The Regulator, your thoroughly independent, locally owned bookstore!  

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Indies First

Local Economic Return of Indies v. Chains, from AMIBA

New on Our Site: Create and Find "Wish Lists"

You can now add books to a "Wish List" to save them for later (or so your family and friends can purchase them for you). To get started, log in to your account, search for a book, and click "Add to Wish List." You can even email your list to people (from the "Wish List" tab under "My Account"), for a not-so-subtle hint.

Finding someone's Wish List is easy, too. Just search for their username or email address in the box to the right. Happy browsing!

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