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Our Story

Burgundy Books has been in existence since 2005.  It is a work of art continually seeking new ideas for presenting literature to readers.  





The Bookseller

The owner attended Uconn, Upenn, Temple University and Yale.  She also served as an associate manager at the Yale School of Management.  In her youth, she competed in oratorical contests, was a member of the National Honor Society, and has had opinion pieces published in the New York Times.  It is her insatiable desire for knowledge that fuels her passion for bookselling.

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The Late Frank McCourt

We dedicate our author Visits to the late Frank McCourt.  He was our first book signing event author and his presentation was life changing.  He performed two events back to back.  During these events he sang and rapped.  We miss him and the Irish twinkle in his eyes.

Author Events

Many authors have presented in our store: Frank McCourt, Thomas Fleming, Laurence Bergreen, Bruce Francisco, Chris Pavone, Garth Stein, Lee Jacobus, John Himmelman, M. J. Rose,  Raleen Mautner, Marilyn Nelson, kim Alkemade, Janice Clark, Lauren Acampora, Karen Brown, Maddie Dawson, Luanne Rice, Jelle de Boer, Timber Hawkeye, Harmony Verne, Gwen Mariani, Jayanti Tamm, Mitch Horowitz, William Martin, Lisa See, Nina Burleigh, Brian Kello, and many others