The Book Catapult is an independent bookstore located in the South Park neighborhood of San Diego. We opened in October 2017, offering all new books with a focus on new literary fiction, short stories, narrative nonfiction, science and nature writing, and kids picture books. But really we aim to stock those books that you didn't know you needed until you held them in your hands, thumbed their pages, and had a good conversation about them with an expert bookseller. That's really what we're all about. (Find out more about who we are and the history of The Book Catapult in the "About" section up above. And if you're looking for the old school Catapult, it's right here.)

In addition to 6000 books living in 1000 square feet, we also have two fantastic clothing & jewelry vendors mixed in among the books and in a dedicated boutique space.

Catapult Bestsellers

The Weight of a Piano: A novel Cover Image
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The Dog Stars (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
Lost Tomorrows (The Rick Cahill Series #6) Cover Image
American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion Cover Image
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
Exhalation: Stories Cover Image
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French Exit: A Novel Cover Image
Uncanny Valley: A Memoir Cover Image
Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants Cover Image
The Water Cure: A Novel Cover Image
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Around the World in 80 Trees: (The perfect gift for tree lovers) Cover Image

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