Powells Books Wholesale
This website is for sales to the trade only. Retail customers please visit our retail site at www.powellschicago.com

About Us

Powell’s Books Wholesale is a subsidiary of Powell’s Bookstores, Inc. of Chicago (we are not connected to Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon). Powell’s Books Wholesale distributes primarily scholarly and academic remainders to the book trade only. Our computerized inventory has over 10,000 titles in a wide range of over 50 subjects, from African-American to Women’s Studies. We are also the sole distributor of Oxford University Press reprints in the United States.


Catalogue schedule

Our catalogues are published once a month and are also available by email. To receive them automatically, please sign up for our email list


Our terms of sale explains our discount, billing and shipping policies.