What’s Uncharted?

Uncharted Books is an independent brick-and-mortar bookstore located at 5140 N. Clark St. in Chicago. We sell a highly curated selection of used books, zines, and rare titles, with a focus on the literary, the local, the strange, and the adventurous.

We are a small, scrappy, DIY business that has been serving our city since 2012. We especially pride ourselves on our eclectic selection, our unique and cozy atmosphere, and our knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Uncharted Books purchases rare books and accepts donations of quality used books. If you would like to stock your book, zine, or chapbook at Uncharted, please bring 3-5 copies during our regular business hours and we’ll set you up with a consignment account.

Why subscribe?

1) It’s free and will probably be the most fun thing in your “promotions” tab.

2) Apart from putting on pants and coming in to the store, it’s the best way to learn about cool new (and cool old) stuff we have at any given time.

3) Ramona pictures. Which are like visiting Ramona, without all the fur.