Follow us on:

  • SERIOUS PLEASURES

    A bookstore bar venue
    in Oak Cliff

    SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER
    ORDER A BOOK, GET A DRINK

    Now open

    10:00 am-12:00 am

    Check our hours

    Community

    Migration Is Not a Crime

    Migration Is Not a Crime

    The world is, as Thomas Friedman once penned increasingly flat. Have you noticed your favorite donut shop is owned by Koreans, the Local 7-11 where you pick up your newspaper is owned and operated by Ethiopians, that bowl of Pho was prepared lovingly by someone from Viet Nam and of course your favorite book store was founded by a few great guys from Spain? We all see that international influence in our country all the time. And the flow of international migration is increasing.

    Reading Quirks

    Reading Quirks (34-38)

    Reading Quirks (34-38)

    This is a comic series about all those weird things we readers do.
    Script by The Wild Detectives
    Illustrations by (the tireless) Laura Pacheco
    May ’17

    Literature

    Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie and the Athletic “New Woman”

    Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie and the Athletic “New Woman”

    At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, every country sent at least one woman competitor. An unprecedented event. In Rio de Janeiro last year, 45% of the 11,000 competing athletes were women. But more than 120 years ago, before Serena and Venus Williams, Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles were household names, the Olympic Games prohibited women’s involvement. There just wasn’t any space for women in the collective “public sphere.”

    Talk to a stranger

    Talk to a stranger

    Great things start with two people talking.

    Buy a Book. Get a Drink.

    Buy a Book. Get a Drink.

    While the small size of our humble shop limits the number of books we can have in stock, there is no limitation to the number or kind of books we offer through this ordering service.

    Don’t miss a thing, sign up for our newsletter

    Don’t miss a thing, sign up for our newsletter

    Want to know about our upcoming events? Sign up for our bi-weekly newsletter filling the form below. All the updates you need so you don’t miss any of our cultural happenings. A newsletter crafted with love and always with y’all in mind.

    It’s beer o’clock

    It’s beer o’clock

    Do you think that Hemingway, Faulkner or Kerouac became Hemingway, Faulkner and Kerouac had they just sat behind their typewriters?

    314 W Eighth St. Oak Cliff.
    Dallas, TX 75208. T: 214-942-0108