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Happy Fourth of July, friends! It’s been quite a year so far, and apart from the pandemic, some very good and necessary changes are happening in this country. Light a sparkler in your yard to celebrate! Fireworks will wait for us to enjoy together another year. In the meantime, read some books! • • 📚Yes, we’re open! 12-6pm daily. Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks

Truman Capote, born 9.30.1924. #9isamagicnumber • • 📚Yes, we’re open! 12-6pm daily. Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks

Each of these books is its author’s ninth book! #9isamagicnumber #socobooks9thanniversary • • 📚Yes, we’re OPEN! 12-6pm daily. Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks

9 years ago, in July 2011, South Congress Books opened its doors. This month we’re celebrating our anniversary, the number 9, and the fact that we’re still here! First up: Shirley Jackson’s “9 Magic Wishes,” illustrated by Lorraine Fox. (Yes, that Shirley Jackson—she wrote several books for children in addition to her more well-known works.) #9isamagicnumber • • 📚Yes, we’re open! 12-6pm daily. Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #shirleyjackson #lorrainefox

9 years ago, in July 2011, South Congress Books opened its doors. This month we’ll be celebrating our anniversary, the number 9, and the fact that we’re still here! First up: Shirley Jackson’s “9 Magic Wishes,” illustrated by Lorraine Fox (the “9” and wizard in the first image are hers). • • 📚Yes, we’re open! 12-6pm daily. Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases, shipments, info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #9isamagicnumber #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #shirleyjackson #lorrainefox #9magicwishes

9 years ago, in July 2011, South Congress Books opened its doors. This month we’ll be celebrating our anniversary, the number 9, and the fact that we’re still here! First up: Shirley Jackson’s “9 Magic Wishes,” illustrated by Lorraine Fox (the “9” and wizard in the first image are hers). • • 📚Yes, we’re open! 12-6pm daily. Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases, shipments, info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #9isamagicnumber #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #shirleyjackson #lorrainefox #9magicwishes

“Biography lends to death a new terror.” #OscarWilde That said, we do love a good biography, authorized or not (and whether it’s more about the bull than Picasso). • • 📚WE ARE OPEN 12-6pm daily! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks

#Repost @burying_the_read ・・・ I always enjoy walking through South congress Books in Austin,TX. It’s not a huge collection, but they have a wide selection, and they are all in excellent condition @socobooks #BookQuest #BuryTheRead

“Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire.” #jorgeluisborges • • 📚WE ARE OPEN 12-6pm daily! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks

#Repost @southcongressatx ・・・ From all of us here on the block, we urge you to wear your mask when visiting our shops. Austin, stay safe! . FYI: SoCoBooks requires a mask for entry. All of us on SoCo want to help keep YOU safe, too! • • 📚WE ARE OPEN 12-6pm daily! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly.

“Truth for me is freedom, is self-destination. Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie.” #WoleSoyinka (1998 interview with Harry Kreisler at #UCBerkeley) • • 📚WE ARE OPEN 12-6pm daily! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #ake #aketheyearsofchildhood #childhood

"There is a great future in plastics." (As told to Dustin Hoffman in #TheGraduate) • • 📚WE ARE OPEN 12-6pm daily! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #plastics #modernplasticsencyclopedia

“I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.” #EvelKnievel #sundayfeels Our 10% off sale continues through Monday. What’ll you have? • • 📚WE ARE OPEN! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #covid19 #socialdistancing #atx #independentbookstore #bookstore #rarebooks #usedbooks #readbooks #reading #book #books #bookaddict #bookstagram #usedbooks #usedbookstore #bookworm #reader #bookish #booklover #austin #texas

“I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.” #EvelKnievel Our 10% off sale continues through Monday. What’ll you have? • • 📚WE ARE OPEN! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #sundayfeels

“I'm trying to get people to see that we are our brother's keeper. Red, white, black, brown or yellow, rich or poor, we all have the blues.” #bbking 10% off all purchases through Monday! • • 📚WE ARE OPEN! Wear a mask. Only 5 shoppers at a time. Curbside pickup is also available; please call ahead with order & payment. 📚 You can still DM us your email for online purchases/shipping or info. 📚 Visit our website! We add new items regularly. • • #socobooks #usedcollectibleunique #southcongressbooks #georgejones #edmundhillary #bassfishing #kennethgrahame