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New Releases From Bess Press!

New Arrivals!

To Paradise
To Paradise
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To Paradise

$32.50

Sun Also Rises: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), The
Sun Also Rises: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), The

Sun Also Rises: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), The

$18.00

Paddling The Outrigger
Paddling The Outrigger

Paddling The Outrigger

$24.95

Popisho
Popisho
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Popisho

$28.00

Tales from the Cafe
Tales from the Cafe
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Tales from the Cafe

$19.99

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)
Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

$42.50

Cloud Cuckoo Land
Cloud Cuckoo Land
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Cloud Cuckoo Land

$30.00

Bullet Train
Bullet Train
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Bullet Train

$28.00

All's Well
All's Well

All's Well

$27.00

All in: An Autobiography
All in: An Autobiography

All in: An Autobiography

$30.00

Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage
Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage
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Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage

$20.00

Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie
Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie

Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie

$28.00

Poet Warrior: A Memoir
Poet Warrior: A Memoir

Poet Warrior: A Memoir

$25.00

Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, The (An Oprah's Book Club Novel)
Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, The (An Oprah's Book Club Novel)

Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, The (An Oprah's Book Club Novel)

$28.99

Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy

Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy

$30.00

The Book of Form and Emptiness
The Book of Form and Emptiness
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The Book of Form and Emptiness

$30.00

Star Wars Visions: Ronin: A Visions Novel (Inspired by the Duel)
Star Wars Visions: Ronin: A Visions Novel (Inspired by the Duel)

Star Wars Visions: Ronin: A Visions Novel (Inspired by the Duel)

$28.99

Piranesi
Piranesi
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Piranesi

$17.00

The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway

$30.00

I Will Fear No Evil
I Will Fear No Evil

I Will Fear No Evil

$18.00

New Arrivals for Children!

For readers from birth to young adult

Camilla, Cartographer
Camilla, Cartographer

Camilla, Cartographer

$16.99

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year
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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year

$40.00

ds_Shape Shifting Adventure, A_DS
ds_Shape Shifting Adventure, A_DS

ds_Shape Shifting Adventure, A_DS

$14.95

Little People, Big Dreams: Treasury: 50 Stories of Brilliant Dreamers
Little People, Big Dreams: Treasury: 50 Stories of Brilliant Dreamers

Little People, Big Dreams: Treasury: 50 Stories of Brilliant Dreamers

$39.99

The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid
The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid
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The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid

$19.95

Numbah One Day
Numbah One Day

Numbah One Day

$16.95

Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home
Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home
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Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home

$17.99

The Best Ever Bread Book: From Farm to Flour Mill, 20 Recipes from Around the World
The Best Ever Bread Book: From Farm to Flour Mill, 20 Recipes from Around the World
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The Best Ever Bread Book: From Farm to Flour Mill, 20 Recipes from Around the World

$14.99

The Ultimate Art Museum
The Ultimate Art Museum
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The Ultimate Art Museum

$39.95

A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart
A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart

A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart

$17.99

Opposites Abstract
Opposites Abstract

Opposites Abstract

$14.99

Grandude's Green Submarine
Grandude's Green Submarine

Grandude's Green Submarine

$18.99

Circle Under Berry
Circle Under Berry

Circle Under Berry

$15.99

Christmas Is Coming: Traditions from Around the World
Christmas Is Coming: Traditions from Around the World
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Christmas Is Coming: Traditions from Around the World

$25.00

Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life
Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life
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Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life

$19.99

Dinner on Domingos
Dinner on Domingos

Dinner on Domingos

$17.99

Dumpling Day
Dumpling Day
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Dumpling Day

$17.99

Dumplings for Lili
Dumplings for Lili
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Dumplings for Lili

$17.95

Chez Bob
Chez Bob

Chez Bob

$17.99

It Fell From the Sky
It Fell From the Sky

It Fell From the Sky

$17.99

COVID-19 Store Policy Updates

We are currently open for browsing Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Masks are required, and a maximum of 5 customers is permitted in the store at one time. We also process online orders with store pickup or direct-to-home shipping options (Shipping & handling rates will vary; international orders are not offered at this time). For special order requests, please email orders@dashophnl.com, by filling out the contact form on this website, or by calling the store during open hours. Mahalo for your cooperation, and please stay safe! 

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Setting Our Direction for 2022
Setting Our Direction for 2022

January: Navigation Where are the winds of the new year guiding you? To us, January feels like it’s all about navigating new waters: orienting in space & time, gathering our tools, and setting our direc...

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Reading in the Present, Reading as a Gift by Kristen Namba Reed
Reading in the Present, Reading as a Gift by Kristen Namba Reed

During the pandemic, I’ve read many books that were welcome escapes but also quickly forgotten. A handful of stories, however, have resonated so deeply with me that they have taken root in my mind, growing ...

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An Ode to Picture Books (+ Staff Picks)
An Ode to Picture Books (+ Staff Picks)

We are unabashed fans of picture books so it’s little surprise that an opinion piece in The New York Times was quite a point of conversation amongst our staff.  The article, entitled “Your Kids Aren’t Too Ol...

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Celebrating Bess Press

40 years as Hawaii's Independent Publisher

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