Sell Your Books

Our buyers very selectively purchase hundreds of books a week.

We are primarily interested in literature and philosophy.

Please contact us for further details.

House Calls

If you are interested in selling a large collection of books and would like a buyer to come to your home or office, contact Adrian King-Edwards, the owner of The Word Bookstore.

Books that we are currently buying

We are most interested in acquiring philosophical and scholarly works by the following authors:

Adorno, Althusser, Alinsky, Arendt, Bachelard, Bakunin, Barthes, Karl Barth, Bataille, Baudrillard, Benjamin, Isaiah Berlin, Wendell Berry, Bonhoeffer, Bookchin, Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Ward Churchill, Cixous, Julio Cortazar, Deleuze, Derrida, Wade Davis, Dawkins, Durkheim, Eliade, Fanon, Richard Feynman, Frege, Freire, Foucault, Gadamer, Eduardo Galeano, Geertz, Gellner, Geuss, Giddens, Emma Goldman, Habermas, Hegel, E.J. Hobsbawm, Hooks, Horkheimer, Edmund Husserl, Jameson, C.G. Jung, Kant, Kierkegaard, Melanie Klein, Kripke, Krishnamurti, Kropotkin, Lacan, Levinas, Levi-Strauss, C.S. Lewis, Lyotard, Maimonides, Marcuse, John Muir, Nietzsche, Nozick, Nussbaum, Oakeshott, Karl Popper, Proudhon, Rawls, Ricoeur, Russell, Said, Sartre, Richard Sennett, Schopenhauer, Shelling, Spinoza, Strauss, Charles Taylor, E. P. Thompson, Virilio, Weber, Weil, Hayden White, Winnicott, Wittgenstein, Zinn, Zizek.

 

We are interested in buying literature by the following authors:

Artaud, Ashbery, James Baldwin, Beckett, John Berger, Blake, Bolaño, Borges, Brautigan, Broch, Bukowski, Bulgakov, Burroughs, Calvino, Canetti, Anne Carson, Lewis Carroll, Raymond Carver, Céline, G.K. Chesterton, Cocteau, Leonard Cohen, Coetzee, e.e. cummings, DeLillo, Philip K. Dick, T.S. Eliot (poems), Fante, Ferlinghetti, Ferrante, Foer, Genet, Ginsberg, Knut Hamsun, Kafka, Kerouac, Larkin, Lorca, Henry Miller, Haruki Murakami, Musil, Nabokov, Neruda, Orwell, Paz, Plath, Pynchon, Rilke, Saint-Exupery, Sebald, Stanislavsky, Thoreau, Vonnegut, David Foster Wallace, Wodehouse.