Dear Regulator friends & supporters,

Thank you all for the amazing outpouring of support during these chaotic times.

Due to the Stay at Home policy issued by the city of Durham we will not be able to offer curbside pickup after March 26th. 

However, we will always continue to ship orders placed through our website:

Those who have existing orders for curbside pick up we will contact you to make alternate arrangements.

Thank you, thank you:  We've been blown away (and are frankly scrambling to keep up) with all of the orders.

Every order placed with us helps pay our staff and ensure The Regulator will continue to go on for many years!

Keep it local & shop through our website! 

Thank you.

The Regulator Staff


    New at the shop


    Regulator Bestsellers


    New in paperback

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!  

 Have Questions? Contact Us!

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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