Parnassus Books: Alluring to locals, visitors alike: Bringing carefully curated stacks to Ketchikan since 1985

A section of cat themed books mixes in with an array of other subjects and products at Parnassus Books on April 4. Staff photo by Dustin Safranek

Parnassus Books has been providing Ketchikan residents and visitors with quality books and service since 1985.

The independent bookstore operates year-round in a downtown that sees heavy tourism during the five-month visitor season. Locals and visitors are different markets and Parnassus Books works to serve both