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Nonfiction Bestsellers locally and nationally!

The Geology, Ecology, and Human History of the San Luis Valley Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781646420414
Availability: Special Order
Published: University Press of Colorado - August 24th, 2020

Local - Nonfiction


Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

National - Nonfiction


Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders at America's Edge Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525521488
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - November 1st, 2022

Local - Nonfiction


Secrets of the Mysterious Valley Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781931882668
Availability: Special Order
Published: Adventures Unlimited Press - May 1st, 2007

Local - Nonfiction


Chasing Excellence: The Remarkable Life and Inspiring Vigilosophy of Coach Joe I. Vigil Cover Image
By Billy Mills (Foreword by), Pat Joseph Melgares
$19.95
ISBN: 9781733188739
Availability: Special Order
Published: Soulstice Publishing - June 15th, 2020

Local - Nonfiction


Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781476748412
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


More Myself: A Journey Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250153319
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


Baby, Unplugged: One Mother's Search for Balance, Reason, and Sanity in the Digital Age Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062966476
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperOne - September 13th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250861504
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 20th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


Uncultured: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250280114
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 20th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


Finding Me: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063037328
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperOne - April 26th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


Solito: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered Cover Image
By Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982177188
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gallery Books - May 10th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


The Oldest Cure in the World: Adventures in the Art and Science of Fasting Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781419748479
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Press - September 6th, 2022

National - Nonfiction


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143127741
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

National - Nonfiction


Welcome!

The Narrow Gauge Book Cooperative is a community-owned, independent bookstore located in Alamosa, Colorado, in the heart of the San Luis Valley. We sell new and used books and a small assortment of local foods and goods. 

To learn more about who we are, read our story about how a community came together to save their beloved, historic bookstore. 

If you've come to browse our inventory and shop online, you're at the right place!