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Tombolo Books


2153 1st Ave S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712

What are the 3 adjectives you would use to describe your bookstore?

Curated, Friendly, Diverse

Share a quote from a book or poem that bares your bookstore’s soul.

“There is no frigate like a book”

Emily Dickinson

Why was your bookstore founded/what role does it play in the community?

Our city needed a store that included and celebrated marginalized voices.

What makes your bookstore unique?

Owners came from Malaprop’s, an NC store founded by a Hungarian. Valuing democracy and free speech is in our DNA.

Image description: A multi-textured blue background, including textures and words from book pages.