BookMan/BookWoman is a used book store in Nashville, founded by Larry and Saralee Woods when their personal book collection grew too large! BookMan/BookWoman has been voted Nashville’s Best Used Bookstore by readers of the Nashville Scene and Nashville Woman.
The Nashville Public Library partners with the WNBA, Nashville chapter to provide five yearly book discussions at the Richland Park Branch. The Nashville Public Library is also a co-sponsor (along with Parnassus Books) of the National Reading Group Month Signature Event, Coffee with Authors. The yearly event, an official part of the Southern Festival of Books, is held at the Nashville Public Library Downtown Branch.
Parnassus Books is an independent bookstore located in Nashville that was started by best-selling author Ann Patchett and publishing veteran Karen Hayes in 2011. Patchett has become a powerful advocate for independent bookselling throughout the country. Parnassus Books is co-sponsor of Coffee with Authors, a National Reading Group Month event (along with the Nashville Public Library).