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General Books

 Phone: 401-863-3168 or 800-695-2050, option 2
 email: general_books(at)

   We offer select General Books titles for sale online.

Local customers, we can hold books for pick-up at the bookstore
or deliver locally to Providence.

We can also ship books within the United States.

Books about Brown,
 Faculty & Alumni Authors

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Special Orders - Looking for a book not on our shelves or shown online?  Our customer service staff can check on its availability, and order it for you if it is in print.  Most titles take 3-5 business days to arrive; orders from the publisher may take 1-2 weeks.  Call or email us, or use our online order form
General Book Shipping - We ship books within the United States via UPS or USPS, usually USPS Media Mail.
--First book is $4.00; $1.00 more for each additional book to same address.

Local Delivery is free for any order over $25.00; $3.00 for orders under $25.00.
--We deliver on and off-campus to Providence.  On-campus we can deliver to Brown office campus boxes (no residence halls).
--Delivery should be made within one business day of processing order (Orders processed Monday through Friday).
--Customer will be called prior to delivery to see if anyone is at home to accept delivery, unless leave at door is requested/confirmed.