Get calendar reminders, first dibs on tickets, and the occasional secret sale info by signing up for our email newsletter here. Located in: Nashville International Airport - BNA. Get directions. Parnassus Books | 3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14 | Nashville, TN 37215 | (615) 953-2243 | Temporary Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday 12pm-6pm | Closed Monday (curbside pickup only). Now books enter the mix, as Parnassus Books and Hudson Group join forces to offer traveling book-lovers a uniquely Nashville experience. We’d love to introduce you to the booksellers — both human and canine — who welcome visitors to Parnassus. Our booksellers lovingly package up book orders and ship them out every day. In Greek mythology, Mount Parnassus was the home of literature, learning, and music. There are no products in your shopping cart. You can also follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where we post all this content, plus daily behind-the-scenes glimpses at bookstore life. Barbecue, local brews, honky-tonk lounges, and live music — Nashville International Airport is practically a Music City destination unto itself. Source: Parnassus Books / Hudson Booksellers. These days, we’re actually more than just the one bookstore. At a site called Musing, we showcase Ann Patchett’s blog, staff-picked reading lists, exclusive author interviews, shop dog diaries, and more. You can order any book your heart desires by typing its title or author into the search window at the top of this screen. Add a little something to show your book-love and throw in a Parnassus mug. Parnassus Books. What’s with the name? Virtual Event with Molly Secours, Author of White Privilege Pop Quiz, in Conversation with LaTonya Turner. Inventory & Author Event Consideration Requests, (Read all about the start of our store in Ann's own words here!). We provide a venue for writers to connect with readers, and for readers to connect with books. Parnassus stocks an extensive and exciting selection of books including fiction, non-fiction, children’s, local interests, and the arts. Enter a keyword, name, or email address to search for a wish list. Parnassus Books, Ketchikan: See 4 reviews, articles, and 2 photos of Parnassus Books, ranked No.37 on Tripadvisor among 52 attractions in Ketchikan. Get Directions. The store also boasts an extensive local author section. “Think of the airport store as ‘Parnassus on Wings,’” Karen quips. Perhaps her latest novel, The Dutch House? Ann would be delighted to sign and/or personalize any of her books. Our shop has been co-owned by novelist Ann Patchett and her business partner, Karen Hayes, since it opened in 2011. In 2016, the main shop in Green Hills doubled its footprint to a still-intimate but more roomy size. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Barbecue, local brews, honky-tonk lounges, and live music — Nashville International Airport is practically a Music City destination unto itself. (Read all about the start of our store in Ann's own words here!) Add business hours. If you are like me, the prospect of flying gives you terrible anxiety. And we’re an online magazine. (You can also sign up by texing SPARKY to 22828.). Parnassus Books | 3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14 | Nashville, TN 37215 | (615) 953-2243 | Temporary Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday 12pm-6pm | Closed Monday (curbside pickup only) If you have difficulty accessing content on this website, please contact us at orders@parnassusbooks.net and we will strive to assist you in accessing our website. (Find more Parnassus-themed gifts -- plus gift certificates -- in our gifts section and here in the store, of course.). Speaking of email: if you live in Nashville, you won’t want to miss the hundreds of amazing author events we host throughout the year. With Parnassus in the airport, no Nashville traveler will have to worry about not having something great to read.”. You’re looking at the first sneak-preview pictures of the Parnassus Books airport store! Parnassus Books, Nashville: See 30 reviews, articles, and 11 photos of Parnassus Books, ranked No.31 on Tripadvisor among 167 attractions in Nashville. And if you enjoy unboxing surprises, you’ll want to sign up for our book subscriptions: the First Editions Club (adult fiction and nonfiction) and ParnassusNext (YA) -- both of which make great gifts for book-lovers. Parnassus Books is the independent bookstore for independent people located in Nashville, Tennessee. You’re looking at the first sneak-preview pictures of the Parnassus Books airport store! August 23, 2018. “There are few things I hate as much as not having the right book for the plane. In doing so, we strive to complement and contribute to the rich cultural character of Nashville, the Athens of the South. Ann chimes in: “Books and travel go together like suitcases and wheels.”. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. “With the addition of Parnassus Books, Hudson Group has connected with one of Music City’s best loved cultural and literary brands.”. Enter your email address to subscribe to this site and receive notifications of new posts by email. 1, Thank Goodness for Books: 20 New Reads for the Young and Young at Heart, Here Comes Ann-ta Claus: 21 Great New Reads for November, The Shop Dog Diaries: We Have a Few Things to Say About Halloween. “The Nashville airport is already a welcoming hub full of local flavor,” adds co-owner Karen Hayes. “At BNA we always welcome the chance to offer the best features of the Nashville experience,” said Doug Kreulen, acting president and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. Enjoy! (For an autograph, just indicate on the "notes" screen at checkout that you'd like your book signed and let us know your personal inscription request.) We are Nashville's Parnassus, providing a refuge for Nashvillians of all ages who share in our love of the written word. We’re a bookmobile — Parnassus on Wheels, which travels around the greater Nashville area. We’re also an airport bookshop, making sure travelers always have something to read via our Parnassus Books / Hudson Booksellers co-branded store in the Nashville airport. Booksellers are now putting the finishing touches on the airport store, which is already welcoming travelers. 1 Terminal Dr. Nashville, TN 37214. “As someone who spends about a third of my life in the Nashville airport, I’ve had a lot of time to dream about a branch of Parnassus Books on the concourse,” says Parnassus co-owner Ann Patchett. The new store is part of Parnassus’ careful, local growth. Parnassus Books, now at your local airport! We’d love to be your indie bookstore, whether you live in Nashville, you’re just passing through, or you’re up for a long-distance relationship.