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Just In! Subject to Change: Trans Poetry & Conversation

Check out what’s new in our poetry section! Writes Ari Banias: “Subject to Change is the welcome sound of trans poets talking to one another – a book rich with conversations to keep listening for and being changed by. These poets unearth and articulate and embody and name and complicate and most importantly, they imagine,…

New in Children’s: Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar

A new addition to our feminist selection for children! Can one girl make a difference in the destiny of a nation? Ahimsa – the poignant debut from Supriya Kelkar – shines a light on the Indian freedom movement. Says Uma Krishnaswami: “Here is a compelling character – impetuous, intelligent, and brimming with heart. At the same time,…

PAT@Giovanni’s Room Featured in Passport Magazine

Go renew your passport now, because you must travel around the world to see all the LGBT bookstores on the planet. Here’s an “update”: you’re lucky because you happen to live in a moment where LGBT bookstores are still a thing, so you better take advantage of that before it’s too late and the robots…

Check Out Our 2018 Calendar Catalogue!

Ever look at your wall and wonder what day it is? Does the first of the month feel lackluster? Well no more! Introducing: Calendars! The perfect holiday gift for yourself or a loved one. Browse through our 2018 LGBT Calendar Catalogue here!

Just In! Meanwhile, Elsewhere: SciFi & Fantasy from Transgender Writers

Brave the cold to get your copy of Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers – guaranteed to warm your brain! Experience post-reality as a transgender human! Rejoice at obstacles unquestionably bested and conflicts efficiently resolved! Says reader Anya M.: “Trans lady zombies? Yes.” Yours today for only $22.95!

We Have New Tote-Bags!

Our friends over at Camden Printworks just dropped off these new tote-bags for our store! Featuring art by Natalie Hope McDonald — they’re perfect for carrying books, records, clothing, groceries, or anything! Get yours for $8 today! Click Here to Get Yours Today!

Happy Halloween!

Make this your most haunted Halloween yet – visit our second floor for a spooky selection of costumes! And don’t forget to stop in on the scary day, Tuesday, October 31st, for 25% off everything in the store!

New from Armistead Maupin!

Tales of the City author Armistead Maupin’s memoir Logical Family now out in the store! Says Neil Gaiman: “A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers, and the story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful, and…

We Have T-Shirts!

Yes, the rumors are true! You can now show your <3 with an official P.A.T. @ Giovanni’s Room T-Shirt, modeled here by our wonderful Saturday morning volunteer Gionna! Big thanks to our friends at Camden Printworks! Stop in and grab one today for only $12  

WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon

Did you know our big brother store at 710 S. 5th Street is turning into a dance club THIS Saturday, October 7th, from 10pm to 2am? Tickets are only available at the door and are an affordable $10 each. There is a very limited supply. It’s all part of WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon weekend–86 DJ’s…