Ptown/Cape Cod Staff Picks

We're pleased to recommend some local favorites for the Provincetown & Cape Cod area. These books will transport you to our little corner of the world! Enjoy! 

Summer Longing Cover ImageJoel Meyerowitz: Provincetown Cover ImageCape Cod Modern: Midcentury Architecture and Community on the Outer Cape Cover ImageLost and Found: Time, Tide, and Treasures Cover ImageThe Hub of the Gay Universe: An LGBTQ History of Boston, Provincetown, and Beyond Cover ImageDevotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Cover ImageProvincetown Seafood Cookbook Cover ImageA Field Guide to Cape Cod: Including Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island Cover ImageLater: My Life at the Edge of the World Cover ImageThe Matinée Murders: A Provincetown Mystery Cover ImageLand's End: A Walk in Provincetown Cover ImageThe Maytrees: A Novel Cover ImageTime and the Town: A Provincetown Chronicle Cover ImageTidal Flats Cover ImageSpill Cover ImageJohn Derian Picture Book Cover ImageMr. Ken Fulk's Magical World Cover ImageThe Second Home: A Novel Cover ImageI Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl: A Memoir Cover ImageLeading Men: A Novel Cover ImageThe Forever Summer Cover ImageProvincetown Through Time Cover ImageTennessee Williams in Provincetown Cover ImageProvincetown II Through Time Cover ImageProvincetown Through Time III Cover ImageSeptember (Pride and Joy #1) Cover ImageOur Lady of the Dunes Cover ImageFor Now (Why I Write) Cover ImageAfterglow (a Dog Memoir) Cover ImageToward Antarctica Cover ImageThe Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore Cover ImageThe Last Book Party: A Novel Cover ImageMy Ex-Life: A Novel Cover ImageLand's End: New and Selected Poems (Phoenix Poets) Cover ImageDog Songs: Poems Cover ImageMany Miles: Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver Cover ImageThe Off Season Cover ImageProvincetown: A History of Artists and Renegades in a Fishing Village Cover ImageThe Lethal Legacy: A Provincetown Mystery Cover ImageThe Washashores: Provincetown Stories Cover ImageThalassa: One Week in a Provincetown Dune Shack Cover ImageThere Was Always a Place to Crash: Al Kaplan's Provincetown 1961-1966 Cover ImageParanormal Provincetown: Legends and Lore of the Outer Cape Cover Image

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Summer Longing Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316476850
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 5th, 2020

Joel Meyerowitz: Provincetown Cover Image
By Joel Meyerowitz (Photographer), Joel Meyerowitz (Preface by), Joel Meyerowitz (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$75.00
ISBN: 9781597114677
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Published: Aperture - September 24th, 2019

Cape Cod Modern: Midcentury Architecture and Community on the Outer Cape Cover Image
By Kenneth Frampton (Foreword by), Peter McMahon (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Christine Cipriani (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$45.00
ISBN: 9781935202165
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Published: Metropolis Books - June 30th, 2014

Lost and Found: Time, Tide, and Treasures Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780764359422
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - May 28th, 2020

The Hub of the Gay Universe: An LGBTQ History of Boston, Provincetown, and Beyond Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780578410869
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Published: Shawmut Peninsula Press - April 1st, 2019

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563249
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Published: Penguin Press - October 10th, 2017

Provincetown Seafood Cookbook Cover Image
By Howard Mitcham, Anthony Bourdain (Introduction by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781609808396
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Published: Seven Stories Press - June 18th, 2018

A Field Guide to Cape Cod: Including Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780300226157
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Published: Yale University Press - January 8th, 2019

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Later: My Life at the Edge of the World Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450161
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 17th, 2020

The Matinée Murders: A Provincetown Mystery Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781734053333
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Published: Homeport Press - June 1st, 2020

Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250017703
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Published: Picador - May 22nd, 2012

The Maytrees: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061239540
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 10th, 2008

Time and the Town: A Provincetown Chronicle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780813517520
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Published: Rutgers University Press - September 1st, 1991

Tidal Flats Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781732676824
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Published: Bonhomie Press - September 9th, 2019

Spill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934695548
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Published: Anhinga Press - October 10th, 2017

John Derian Picture Book Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781579656478
Availability: Backordered
Published: Artisan - October 4th, 2016

Mr. Ken Fulk's Magical World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419722387
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 18th, 2016

The Second Home: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250239341
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 2nd, 2020

I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781451616699
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Published: Free Press - April 3rd, 2012

Leading Men: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525559078
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Published: Penguin Books - May 26th, 2020

The Forever Summer Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316394895
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 10th, 2018

Provincetown Through Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781625450890
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Published: America Through Time - March 19th, 2015

Tennessee Williams in Provincetown Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781601824219
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Published: Hansen Publishing Group, LLC - September 25th, 2007

Provincetown II Through Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635000382
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Published: America Through Time - May 23rd, 2016

Provincetown Through Time III Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635000689
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Published: America Through Time - July 30th, 2018

September (Pride and Joy #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626227699
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Published: Robert Winter Books - December 9th, 2016

Our Lady of the Dunes Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780997432756
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Published: Homeport Press - February 1st, 2017

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For Now (Why I Write) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300244649
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Published: Yale University Press - September 22nd, 2020

Afterglow (a Dog Memoir) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128553
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Published: Grove Press - September 18th, 2018

Toward Antarctica Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781597098861
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Published: Boreal Books - May 9th, 2019

The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393081305
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 9th, 2017

The Last Book Party: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250774422
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - June 9th, 2020

My Ex-Life: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250122445
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 7th, 2019

Land's End: New and Selected Poems (Phoenix Poets) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780226720739
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 11th, 2020

Dog Songs: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143125839
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

Many Miles: Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver Cover Image
By Mary Oliver, Mary Oliver (Narrator)
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ISBN: 9780807068953
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Published: Beacon Press - April 1st, 2010

The Off Season Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780299314644
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - August 13th, 2019

Provincetown: A History of Artists and Renegades in a Fishing Village Cover Image
$32.99
ISBN: 9781540205001
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Published: History Press Library Editions - April 29th, 2011

The Lethal Legacy: A Provincetown Mystery Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781734053357
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Published: Homeport Press - October 1st, 2020

The Washashores: Provincetown Stories Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780999245132
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Published: Homeport Press - August 14th, 2018

Thalassa: One Week in a Provincetown Dune Shack Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781884540233
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Published: Haley's - June 8th, 2010

There Was Always a Place to Crash: Al Kaplan's Provincetown 1961-1966 Cover Image
By Al Kaplan (Photographer), Brett Sokol (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780989381116
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Published: Letter16 Press - February 23rd, 2016

Paranormal Provincetown: Legends and Lore of the Outer Cape Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780764351532
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - September 28th, 2016