This Saturday and Sunday, April 17th and 18th, we will donate 10% of our in-store and online sales to Black Lives Matter DC and 10% to Serve Your City. 

Serve Your City is a local organization whose mission is provide Black and Brown youth and families the same resources and opportunities that others in DC already have.  Black Lives Matter DC's mission is to abolish systems and institutions of white supremacy, capitalism, patriarchy, and colonialism.

Now offering Mother's Day Surprise Packs!

Send a sweet surprise this Mother's Day with one of East City Bookshop's special Mother's Day Surprise Packs! Recipients will get one book of your choosing (selected from a curated list), and one box of small batch chocolates, handmade by J. Chocolatier in Capitol Hill.

We were able to make a substantial donation to Stop AAPI Hate due to your support. Thank you!

We encourage our community members to consider donating directly to the victims and their families of the mass shooting in Georgia. Discrimination and violence against members of the AAPI communities is real and ongoing, please continue to combat hate in whatever ways you can. Other organizations to support include Red Canary Song, Asian Americans Advancing Justice AtlantaHeart of Dinner, Womankind, and NAPAWF Atlanta

Thank you for your patience as we process your online orders

We are working to process your online orders and try to do so within 3-5 days. If you have any questions about your online order, email

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