Museum Bookshop


The museum is once again open during normal hours and without requiring reservations ahead of your visit. During the summer, the Museum Bookshop is open primarily Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and also open intermittently on other weekdays as staffing permits. To be sure the Bookshop is open when you visit the museum, contact Bookshop Manager Mark Burell by email. We also feature a great selection of books and gifts by mail order, with shipping and curbside pickup options.  See below!

Recommended new books in our Bookshop: 

Lavish List of Books!

Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece
Acclaimed classicist Paul Cartledge brings the city vividly to life in his new book and argues that it is central to our understanding of the ancient Greeks’ achievements. $30.00. Click here to see this book on our list of books new to the bookshop.

Words of Art: A Game That Illuminates Your Mind: Card Games
A creative, collaborative card game for art lovers featuring 150 works, for 4 or more players. $37.50. Click here to see this game along with other games, fine art jigsaw puzzles, and gifts.

Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread
Selected and assayed for adventurous readers by the former chief book critic for the New York Times. $25.00. Click here to see more of bestsellers and recommended titles.

A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead
A young girl who was once told she could not create art became the woman who would leave her mark on glasswork for centuries to come. $17.99. Click here to see this and more books for kids and YA readers.

Peter and the Tree Children
A spirited picture book for kids that shares the true story of how trees communicate, feel, and grow. $17.95. Click here to see this and other books of myth and folklore for kids

Browse our selections of new and favorite books on our expertly curated book lists!

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How to order

Email your order, shipping address, and phone number to Bookshop Manager Mark Burell at
The Bookshop is actively processing mail orders Monday through Friday, 9 am - 4 pm, except during university holidays. Bookshop Manager Mark Burell is checking email seven days a week, so please reach out with questions or mail orders. 


All sales will be processed in the order in which they are received.
When your order is ready, we will call you to complete the sale with your payment information.

 For more information or to place an order, please contact Bookshop Manager Mark Burell at or 404-727-2374. (Please include your phone number in your email.)



How to get your booksBridge Facade

Various shipping options are available, and curbside pickup of book orders is available by appointment. 

For curbside pickup, you can schedule a day and time for pickup with the bookshop by emailing

At your pick-up time, please drive up to 571 South Kilgo Circle, the back entrance to the museum, and look along the left side of the road for our Curbside Pickup sign. Park next to the sign, stay safely inside your car, and call 404-727-2374 to let us know you've arrived. We will bring your order to you in your car. To abide by Emory University safety guidelines for outside visitors to the campus at this time, please do not leave your car while waiting for your books. header


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We now offer online purchasing for shipping to your home through our new non-profit online bookstore at

Create an account with and place orders from within our storefront (look for “The Carlos Museum Bookshop” at the top left of the webpage to make sure you are in our storefront), and all sales will benefit the Carlos Museum. A portion of each purchase also supports hundreds of other independent bookstores around the country.

Learn more about here or contact Mark Burell at for more information.

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