Forty Years of Service for
Discerning Readers.

Success in book selling comes down to all the old basics: hard work, total dedication, honesty, ethics, caring about people, enjoying the work and enjoying the challenge.
— Evelyn deMille (1919 - 2013), pioneer Calgary bookseller and founder of Owl's Nest Books


We're proud to be carrying on the tradition of book
industry legend Evelyn deMille in what is Calgary's
longest established independent bookstore.