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Welcome To Canio's

A Literary Harbor for the Arts, since 1980

"Canio´s, where good books, ideas, and community meet."

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We welcome special orders and maintain a gift registry. Upcoming anniversary, birthday, special event? Please call 631-725-4926.

SIGNED books make special gifts. We have signed copies of :
Scott Chaskey´s new work Seedtime:On The History, Husbandry, Politics, and Promise of Seeds; plus Rivvy Neshama´s Recipes for a Sacred Life: True Stories and a Few Miracles; Simon Van Booy´s Everything Beautiful Began After; Edward St. Aubyn´s Patrick Melrose Novels and At Last; and more. * CALL TO RESERVE *

About CANIO´s

Imagine stepping through the door of a 19th-century Italianate home into a cozy room filled with interesting books. The wooden floor creaks and an overstuffed chair beckons. Co-owners Kathryn Szoka, photographer, and Maryann Calendrille, writer and editor welcome you to Canio´s Books where specially selected literary fiction and non-fiction, art, and photography entice the curious reader.

Shelves are bursting with a fine selection of literary children´s books, nature titles, food books, spirituality, literary biography and memoir, and environmental interest. An entire wall is devoted to poetry.

Enjoy meeting a wide range of authors, and local artists at weekend readings and exhibitions. Kathryn and Maryann also run workshops on photography and writing.

Established in 1980 by Canio Pavone, the bookshop features new, used and collectible books and is well known as a literary gathering place.
Visit the shop to discover why customers call Canio´s "a real bookshop." Our knowledgeable staff is eager to make recommendations.

HOT NEWS: Stay tuned for our forthcoming second collection of essays about Sag Harbor, a companion volume to Sag Harbor Is: a Literary Celebration. The new book, to be published by Harbor Electronic Publishing, will be available later this year. Pre-order copies of Sag Harbor Was: a historical celebration by contacting the shop.

Photography and Writing workshops in fiction, essay, memoir, and poetry are offered. Editorial consultation also available.

Listen to past readings at Canio´s on East End Ink .
Recorded by Tony Ernst for WPKN public radio.

The Vanishing Landscapes series (c) photographs by Kathryn Szoka.

Custom Picture Framing is available in our Gallery. Let an artist frame your art work. Kathryn has over fifteen years experience as a professional framer. Please call for information.

***Celebrate Sag Harbor! signed copies of Sag Harbor Is: a Literary Celebration are available edited by Maryann Calendrille with Kathryn Szoka´s photographs. Makes a great gift.***

THANK YOU for your support.

** We are open from 10 to 6 p.m. Sundays & Wednesdays from noon to 5 p.m. **

Canio´s Books: 631-725-4926 CALL US!

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