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Address: 411 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8444
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+1 520-792-3715
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00

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Wonderful bookstore and more

Wandered into this bookstore and spent a great amount of time there. Besides books, the store has great stationery, games, and all types of items that would make great gifts for... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wandered into this bookstore and spent a great amount of time there. Besides books, the store has great stationery, games, and all types of items that would make great gifts for people of any age. Store is 100% powered by solar energy.

Thank mamacita5577
Sparks, Nevada
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55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This store has a lot of quirky items including stuff made in Arizona! Got some things for grandkids!

Thank Dianne B
Overland Park, Kansas
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32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This independent bookstore on Tucson's 4th Ave in the University area carries a good selection of books and a Great selection of cards. Staff welcoming and helpful.

Thank lffkc
El Paso, Texas
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118 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My wife who is a English Professor at U of A and she is always dropping into Antigone books to see what's up, they even had her book. I thought I would check it out myself, and glad I did. Wonderful books from not so well known authors fill the store. Drop in and discover the next book to read... More 

Thank Alejandro R
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This wonderful bookstore on 4th has a small, carefully chosen selection of a wide range of books and other items. I'm interested in African Art and was able to find several very interesting, thorough, beautiful books on the subject. My friend is into obscure books about automobiles and came out with a handful. Their selection isn't very large on any... More 

Thank Polly O
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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423 reviews
222 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

A great gem of a local bookstore laden with books, gifts, souvenirs, etc., etc. The collection of bumper stickers is vast and laden with belly-laughs, especially at those with anti-human hangups. The staff are very pleasant and helpful. Great fun!

1 Thank Ronald D
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Lovely to still have indy bookstores in the world. This one has a wide selection of fine reading material for the entire family, from southwestern favorites to well-chosen children''s lit. The staff are smart and funny—their picks subtle and intriguing. Parking off- street, and other fine amenities that many stores no longer make available. Delightful.

1 Thank Ziji108
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It's a great little stop on the way to dinner. They have tons of cute little gifts and impulse buys and oh yeah a lot of books. It's totally solar powered which is great and the staff was super friendly. I totally recommended checking out some of the local stuff they sell I got a great prickly pear homemade soap... More 

1 Thank Kip R
Tucson, Arizona
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1,763 reviews
922 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,107 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Antigone Books appears to be alive and well as other independent books stores continue to bite the dust nationwide. It is always a pleasure to stop here and to see customers browsing .. and buying. The shop caters to a variety of reading tastes, with a small but eclectic selection of books, including novels, biographies, crafts and lesbian/gay topics. There... More 

2 Thank Rumples
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

100% solar powered with a diverse (though small) collection of books. This store also features a fantastic selection of funny and artistic cards and a wide range of lined and unlined journals (a writer's dream!) in a bunch of sizes. Limited parking next to it, but parking around the area. If I lived in Tucson, I'd support this local bookstore!

1 Thank ABQRes

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