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The Book Gift Shop

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Address: 127 E Gordon St, Savannah, GA 31401-5001
Phone Number: +1 912-233-3867
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Fan of Midnight? Stop in here.

This little book store located on Calhoun Square in thie historic district is a must do for fans of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. This shop has anything and everything... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2012
MLM39
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Bradenton, Florida
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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When this outstanding shop was open, it was filled to the brim with items "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" fans would want. Sadly, it closed a few years ago.

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Thank Marilyn P
savannah
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

The Book Gift Shop has gone out of business. Once the bastion for all things "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil", the shop closed at the end of 2012, a victim of the shrinking economy, rising crime, even higher taxes, and the fact that John Berendt's book has finally run its course as the bestselling non-fiction novel of... More 

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Sumter, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2012

A very different kind of place. We were able to purchase a Savannah Waving Girl statue. Displays should probably be reworked and arranged more attractively. Everything stocked revolved around the book MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL.

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1 Thank veekayray
Oralndo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012

I love the movie "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and found this shop was well worth the visit. She has everything about the characters in the book as well as additional items you could not find anywhere else.

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1 Thank Tourist4003
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

We had a delightful shpping experience while recently visiting Savannah, at the "The Book" Gift Shop on Calhoun Square. The shop was full of interesting little Savannah mementos and many items relating to the book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The shop attendant was a wealth of local information and colorful stories, the merchandise eclectic and varied.... More 

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Thank Ken G
Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

This little book store located on Calhoun Square in thie historic district is a must do for fans of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. This shop has anything and everything associated with this book and movie. The lady who owns the shop is very knowledgeable about the story and even has had some interaction with the sister... More 

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1 Thank MLM39
Carmel, IN
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012 via mobile

The owner was super friendly, but make sure your purpose for going there is for Midnight in the Garden memorabilia...not for a traditional bookstore. Great book and movie articles posted throughout. This gift shop is a little pricey: I paid more for a book there than the bookstore across the street that was charging the list price.

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Thank sstraiger
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

Overseeing all was the owner herself ready and able to give background information not only about The Book but also about Savannah and 'the slow, if at all' to change culture. Nothing was too much trouble and I felt I had my moneys' worth.

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Thank Gloqueen-54
Raleigh, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2011

While this shop has everything imaginable related to "Midnight..." and the Bird Girl, be prepared to pay the price. It was interesting that the typical tourist books, as well as items such as the audio book, would have the suggested retail prices whited out or covered with their prices, which were always several dollars above retail, and in some cases... More 

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2 Thank mestocker
South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2011

A fantastic shop nestled within a square of beautiful homes and beautiful trees. An easy walk from the famous Mercer house, a truly authentic look at this great book and movie. Homemade treats and gifts, this shop has everything you could dream of for the ultimate fan. Southern hospitality greets you as you come in and follows you on the... More 

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