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Hello! We are Sonja and Ivan. And this is our Bookstore Guide - an amateur guide to book shopping throughout Europe. We hope this Guide will help you find the book(stores) you are looking for.

Elephant Books, Barcelona

Elephant bookstore Barcelona logo

Where?
Barcelona
, Spain
.


[UPDATE: ELEPHANT BOOKSTORE IS CLOSED]

(Read more on Elephant Books in our Report from Barcelona)

Recommended by

CitySpy said: "A book worms delight. Huge selection of everything by most everybody, hard or soft back. Any topic or tale. 3 euros max for 2nd hand. Rags & Mags. New titles & they will buy/exchange anything that has all it's dog's ears! Even Videos or DVD's. Notice board & an improvised café where the conversation flows like the beer & the wine & the coffee & 'T' & cakes! Oatmeal cookies & chocolate brownies. One small stretch of the legs for a whole lot of a mental hockey."

You can imagine our disappointment after expecting all of the above-mentioned and then finding the bookstore closed. Elephant Books closed its door on the 14th of August 2008 and we discovered this sad fact right after our arrival to the city just two days later. Hopefully this is just a temporary situation since the bookstore is moving to a new location. The website still declares that they're "closed until further notice" but its last update comes from last August. If you have any fresh news about the Elephant English bookstore let us know...

Back in 2002, Elephant actually started as a bookstore specializing only in new books and this lasted for more than a year. Then they decided to respond to the numerous offers of their customers and started building a whole new stock by buying used books from individuals. Through the years, second-hand books have become preeminent in the store's stock and due to a very friendly price policy the second-hand section is also the main attraction for many visitors. It has slowly gained the reputation of the best source of used English titles in the city and since they buy everything (as long as the book is complete and in English) the stock gets refreshed on daily basis.

elephant books barcelonaElephant:
Address:
Creu dels Molers 12
08004 Barcelona

elephant bookshop barcelona






Website: http://www.lfant.biz

Phone and Email:
+34 934 430 594
info@lfant.biz



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The Sanctuary Secondhand Bookshop, Lyme Regis

The Sanctuary Secondhand Bookshop Lyme Regis logo

Where?
Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK



Recommended by Hazel Kingston, UK.

Hazel said: "What interested me about that bookshop was the wide variety of categories stocked. As what I bought weren't antique or valuable secondhand books, I can't really say much about pricing. I bought classic Penguins like a Henry James novel for about £2.50 only. It's just one of those characterful places that you enjoy rummaging around."

The Sanctuary Bookshop is Ten Years Old this year, and to be found in central Lyme Regis. Opened in August 1997. The bookshop has ten rooms of books on four floors, the complete range of Beryl Cook Cards & Prints, artwork by Hundertwasser and Erte, and Cat Art by Ollie Lett. They have a very good stock of quality paperback literature, a reading room with comfortable armchairs, a floor of books mostly £1 or less, and, if desired, some overnight accomodation for book lovers. Lyme Regis itself, (the Pearl of Dorset), lies at the very heart of a section of the UK's South West Jurassic Coast renowned for its fossil beds.

The Sanctuary Secondhand Bookshop Lyme RegisThe Sanctuary Secondhand Bookshop:
Address:
65 Broad Street
Lyme Regis
Dorset DT7 3QF





Website:
http://lyme-regis.com/

Phone and Email:
00-44-1297-445815
books@lyme-regis.com

Working Hours:
Mon-Sun 10.30-18.30

Top 5s


Within the past few months, the number of bookstores listed in our database has been growing considerably and we hope that this process is not about to be slowed down soon. Since we already have a rather wide selection at our hands, we have decided to introduce a new feature to our Guide. From now on, we will be releasing our personal Top 5s of European bookstores included in our Guide in several categories. The categories themselves just as the ranking of bookstores are a result of our subjective decisions, so feel free to comment, disagree, argue in favor of different bookstores etc. Should you also happen to have a suggestion for a category, don't hesitate to drop us a line and share your idea. The Top 5s will be (ir)regularly updated depending on our free time and imagination.


Top 5: Travel Bookstores

Top 5: Oldest Bookstores on the Continent
(Additional Reader's Picks)

Top 5: Central Europe

Top 5: Impressive Appearance

Buybook, Sarajevo

Buybook bookstore Sarajevo logo
Where?
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Visited: August, 2007

We randomly found one Buybook bookstore in Mostar and were surprised to see the selection of English books laid on the shelves. Being born in Yugoslavia, it was more than delightful to see many titles by former Yugoslavian writers translated into the English language. A couple of days later, we stumbled upon two shops of the same kind in Bosnia's capital, Sarajevo. To no one's surprise, the selection of titles in English in Sarajevo is, by far, larger than the one in Mostar. Buybook offers various fiction and non-fiction books, technical books, travel books, magazines and CDs. Besides the English selection, there is a considerable amount of Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian books - thus making Buybook a meeting point from the past where many negative things seem forgotten. Most of the prices are at standard book prices. There is also a café that accompanies each of these bookstores in Sarajevo.

In December 1996, two writers from Sarajevo (Goran Samardzic and Damir Uzunovic) started selling books from the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. They had opened a bookshop in Radićeva Street - in a space of some 100 square meters. The idea behind Buybook was to establish a bookstore which would offer books from what once was a common country for the people of Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia - and the fact that the language spoken in these countries has always been very similar was just one more factor which contributed to the making of this bookstore. Furthermore, the idea was to expand the readers' horizons by introducing English language books into the regular offer, thus making it easier for the people to get a hold of any title in a foreign language.

Over a decade later, Buybook has established itself as a cultural center - a bookstore, a CD shop, café, gallery, publishing house and a distributor of books which specializes in art, books for children, coffee & tea shop. It's a place to promote books, a place where you can meet prominent Bosnian writers, poets, artists, teachers, directors - of all generations.

Website: http://www.buybook.ba/

Email: info@buybook.ba

Buybook bookstore Sarajevobookstore & café buybook:
Address:
Radićeva 4
71000 Sarajevo






Phone:
+387 33 71 64 50

Working Hours:
Mon-Sat 9-22
Sunday 10-18


Art buybook and café:
Address:
Zelenih beretki 8
71000 Sarajevo

Phone:+387 33 71 20 10

Working Hours:
Mon-Sat 9-23
Sunday 10-18

buybook and café Karabit (Mostar):
Address:
Onešćukova 24
88000 Mostar
Phone: +387 36 55 88 10

Working Hours:
Mon-Sat 9-21
Sunday 10-14

Extra Information
Buybook offers a 10% dicount for ISIC, ITIC and IYTC card holders.


Compendium Bookshop, Athens



Where?
Athens, Greece



Visited:
July, 2007

On an another random stroll in the ancient city of Athens, we found ourselves in front of a bookstore that seemed like any other of its kind. But we were wrong! This fine bookstore sells both new and used fiction and nonfiction in English, plus magazines and maps. As we learned, local writers sometimes hold readings here. We arrived short before the closing hour, but the staff was kind enough to give us a few extra minutes to browse. In the very back part of the store, there is an impressive second-hand collection of books in the English language, with most of it being romance novels but there is surely a good read to be found among them - at least we had found one. The whole second hand section is kind of hidden in the back, the shelves with the books skirt a stairway which leads to the dark underground part of the store, which creates a specific atmosphere for your search.

Compendium bookstore, which many consider heaven for ex-pats, carries travel books, books on Greece, academic books, used books, magazines and maps. The bookstore has moved from their old location in 28 Nikis street, so make sure you check out their new location on the corner of Nikodimou and Nikis street neat Syntagma. Although their stock of new books is larger than their secondhand one, thorough browsing in the back can surely pay off.

Compendium Bookshop established itself as a regular and quite popular meeting place of book lovers with frequent and regular book meetings and various book readings. In their own words, Compendium holds the taste of a bookshop and the touch of a library.

[PLEASE NOTE] Compendium Bookshop has moved from 5 Nikodimou Street to Alikarnasou 6. For more info, check out the map at the bottom.

Compendium AthensCompendium Bookshop:
Address:
Alikarnasou 8
10444, Athens
Compendium Bookshop Athens









Website:
http://www.compendium.gr/

Phone and Email:
210 322 1248
info@compendium.gr

Working Hours:
Mon, Wed, Sat 9-15
Tue, Thur, Fri 9-17

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International Bookstore, Vienna

international bookstore vienna
W
here?
Vienna, Austria.

[UPDATE: The International Bookstore only functions at the Vienna Airport. There used to be 2 stores in the city but they were both closed.]

Visited:
May, 2007.

While randomly walking about the city during our visit of Vienna, we accidentally stumbled upon this bookstore loaded with English books. The most interesting feature of the International Bookstore is the unusually wide offer of American magazines. However, the selection of books doesn't lag behind (the fiction section winning over the available non-fiction titles), and some of the titles were on offer at very reasonable prices, which is a pleasant surprise especially in the city of Vienna. We also appreciated the browsing-friendly environment of this bookstore.

The history of the International Bookstore dates more than thirty years into the past, and as all great projects, it started off as a simple idea. In this case, two founders of this bookstore decided to bring something new to the German-speaking market - original American magazines. Magazines of all subjects - fashion, sports, lifestyle, tatoos, cars, bikes, music, movies and even erotics. The magazines went straight from New York to Vienna (not that straigh actually, a combination of boat and truck was used to transport them, remember, we're in the 70s...). Thus they opened their first store in Vienna under the name American Discount. The methods have changed through the years, but American Discount remains the primary source of American magazines in Austria. Most importantly, they have also decided to add American and Englis books to their stock and offer them to the customers of their store.

The American Discount group has grown bigger through time, and nowadays it consists of two stores in Vienna, one store in Graz and four stores at what seems to be their favorite location - the international airport in Vienna. From 2007 on, all American Discount bookstores bear the simple name International Bookstore, an altenration which has been accompanied by an addition of some French, Spanish, German, and Russian titles to their offer. However, the vast majority of the titles is still in English.

UPDATE: THE OLD Neubaugasse 39 A-1070 Wien store, which we visited, closed in 2011. Some other locations still remain.

ALSO, Rechte Wienzeile 5 address store is closed, which leaves ONLY the stores at the airport open, which is a sad fact.


American Discount:
Address:
Vienna Airport
Gates F, G, C, D


 


Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 9.30-18.30
Saturday 9.30-17

Extra Information:
There are 4 American Discount bookstores at the Vienna National Airport. For the location on these stores and the offices of the American Discount Group in Austria, please visit their official website.



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Mamut (IPS), Belgrade & Novi Sad (closed)

IPS Belgrade & Novi Sad bookstore logoWhere?
Belgrade, Serbia
Novi Sad, Serbia



Mamut Belgrade logo


[UPDATE]: MOST OF THE MAMUT STORES ARE NOW CLOSED. WE WERE UNABLE TO FIND AN UP-TO-DATE INFO ON THE STORES THAT ARE STILL OPEN.

Visited:
from 2003 onwards

Located in the two biggest cities in Serbia (and many more for that matter), these IPS (also called Mamut) stores are located on several floors and offer various items: from miscellaneous gifts, CDs, games, magazines, home and decoration items to an ample collection of Serbian and English books from fiction to non-fiction, from art books and study books to books on music, film, sports, etc. The selection is quite large and the fiction section is usually up-to-date with the current "trends" (if one can call them that). The art section is rather extensive and more than interesting to browse through. The bookstore also stocks dictionaries (various languages) and language teaching materials.

IPS bookstores often have a special offer on books - either some books on a special discount (you can even get a new book for less than 3 euros) or a 3 for 2 offer where you can get three books for the price of two.

IPS (Mamut) is the leading importer and distributor of books, music editions, gift, home & decoration and travel program. With a continuous development, opening of specialized stores in the center of Belgrade and other bigger cities in both Serbia and Montenegro and with the opening of the Mamut Megastore, the largest shop of media products in this part of Europe, they have set the new standards on the market.

Website: http://www.ips.co.yu/

Email: office@ips.co.yu

Mamut Megastore BelgradeThe Mamut Megastore in Belgrade:
Address:
The corner of Sremska and Knez Mihajlova
11000 Belgrade
IPS Belgrade bookstore







THIS BOOKSTORE IS NOW CLOSED


Knjizara Akademija in Belgrade
Address:
Knez Mihailova 351
11000Belgrade

Phone:
011/263.65.14

Working Hours:
Mon-Sun 09-23

Mamut (IPS) in Novi Sad:
THIS BOOKSTORE IS NOW CLOSED

Extra Information:
For the complete list of IPS (Mamut) stores in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis, Podrgorica, Subotica and Cacak visit the official IPS website.


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Red Bus Bookstore, Budapest

Red Bus Bookstore Logo

Where? Budapest, Hungary




[UPDATE] RED BUS BOOKSTORE CLOSED ITS DOOR IN 2014 [UPDATE]


Visited: June 2007
(Read more on Red Bus Bookstore in our Report from Budapest)

This amazing second hand English bookstore, which is a part of the Red Bus Hostel, became our regular stop on our rather frequent visits to Budapest. We were stunned by the vast collection of books at more than reasonable prices. Come to think of it, most of the books are sold at unbelievably low prices in this bookaholic paradise. Most of the books cost around 4€, but selected titles are offered for 2€ and there are practically no titles for more than 5€. The selection of fiction is really wide and of a high quality, which is not that usual for second hand bookstores. Interesting titles can be found among the non-fiction books as well, the topics covered include psychology, business, biographies, politics, history, sports, humor, teaching materials and others.

Two important pieces of advice for those of you who will have an opportunity to check this place out personally. Be sure to bring along a big bag, because this is one of the rare places, where you can actually talk of a book shopping spree, without having to worry about ruining your monthly budget. The circulation of books in this place is exceptional as well, so it pays off to come back much more often than it's usual for other second hand bookstores.


Opened in April 2001, the Red Bus Bookshop is located in the very center of Budapest on Semmelweis street, close to Deak Ferenc Square metro station. The shop has thousands of second hand English books: fiction, classics, children books, non-fiction, books on war, crime, politics, history, travel, science fiction, travel, religion, cooking, education, language, sport, etc. The bookstore also buys all types of books for a third of their selling price.

Red Bus Bookstore BudapestRed Bus Bookstore:
Address:
V. Budapest.
Semmelweis utca 14






Website:
http://redbusbooks.com/

Phone and Email:
+36 (06)1 - 337 7453
info@redbusbooks.com

Working Hours:
CLOSED


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The American Book Center, Amsterdam


Where?
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(The Hague, The Netherlands)


Visited:
May, 2007
Our visit of Amsterdam dates back to the days when Bookstore Guide was still just a vague idea waiting to be realized a couple of months later. Of course, although we haven't been taking pictures and notes, we have still visited several local bookstores, and The American Book Center is one we would like to revisit in the future.

The American Book Center, or simply the ABC, is actually much more than a bookstore and it plays an important role in the promotion of English literature and language in the multicultural city of Amsterdam. This bookstore has a long tradition in Amsterdam, and in 2006 it has moved to a new location - a three hundred year old building in the center of the city. The ABC's three floors are ready to satisfy the needs of even the more exigent readers. Actually, the ABC is often stated as the biggest American bookstore in continental Europe. A second ABC store was opened in the Hague in 1976.

Be careful not to get lost among all the books and if you plan on visiting this store, be sure that you spare at least one hour to indulge yourself in all the wonders The ABC has to offer. While climbing up from the ground floor where you can find a wide selection of imported American magazines and newspapers, but also the books which are currently on sale, shelves full of books will accompany you all the way up to the carefully selected offer of general fiction and non-fiction books on the upper floors.

While in ABC, we picked up a free material summarizing the history of the ABC in Amsterdam, and some history it is... It dates back to early 1970s and an adventurous attempt of a young American couple to open a store which originally intended to sell used books from the US and erotic magazines. What we really like about the ABC is that although it has transformed into a general bookstore with a regular offer, the spirit of its audacious roots has managed to survive up to the present day.

The ABC's cultural activity is a chapter for itself. The so called Treehouse space holds all sorts of events related to the bookstore, book readings and signings, discussions with writers and even workshops for aspiring writers. The ABC even has its own blog, where you can follow all the action and find lots of interesting reading material.

The American Book Center AmsterdamThe ABC in Amsterdam:
Address:
1012 XA Amsterdam
Spui 12
abc amsterdam bookstore










Website:
http://www.abc.nl

Phone and email:
020 625 55 37
info@abc.nl

Working Hours:
Mon-Sat 10-20
Thursday 10-21
Sunday 11-18:30

The ABC in Den Haag
Address:
2511 CM Den Haag
Lange Poten 23

Phone and Email:
070 3642742
dh@abc.nl

Working Hours:
Monday 11-19
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10-19
Thursday 10-21
Saturday 10-18
Sunday 12-18

Extra Information:
10% discount for students, 65+, teachers and ABC discount cardholders.





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Bakewell, UK

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1. Book End


Bakewell Saxon Cross


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Bookstores in Sofia, BLG

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1. Elephant Bookstore



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Bookstores in Torino, ITA

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1. Libreria Internazionale Luxemburg



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Bookstores in Milan, ITA

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1. American Bookstore Milan

2. MiCamera

3. Panton's English Bookshop


Milan Duomo di Milano
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Bookstores in Nijmegen, NED

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1. Boekhandel Roelants

2. Dekker van de Vegt


Valkhof Museum Nijmegen
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Bookstores in Maastricht, NED

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1. Selexyz Dominicanen


Maastricht the Vrijthof Square

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Bookstores in Quimper, France

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1. La Librarie de Mousterlin








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Bookstores in Lyme Regis, UK

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1. The Sanctuary Secondhand Bookshop

Lyme Regis The Cobb
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Bookstores in Lille, FRA

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1. Books et alia

Place du General de Gaulle Lille
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Bookstores in Rome, ITA

Bookstores in Aix-en-Provence, FRA

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1. Book in Bar



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Bookstores in Liverpool, UK

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1. News from nowhere


The Beatles Story Liverpool
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Bookstores in Lisbon, POR

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1. Fabula Urbis

2. Livraria Bertrand

Alfama Districh Lisbon
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Bookstores in Bordeaux, FRA

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1. Bradley's Bookshop

2. La Mauvaise Réputation



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Bookstores in Belgrade, SER

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1. IPS (Mamut) [SOME BOOKSTORES IN THE CHAIN ARE NOW CLOSED]



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Bookstores in Bath, England (UK)

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1. Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights



The Roman Baths Bath
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Reports (bsg on the road)


This section of Bookstore Guide is dedicated to our impressions from our European trips. Besides the usual or more often unusual sights and attractions, we always try to visit the local bookstores as well. Whether it means checking out the bookstores recommended by others or simply keeping our eyes open while strolling through the streets, Bookstore Guide is on our minds. We decided to share these findings with you and so from now on, you can find the reports from the places we have visited here. Our UNmodest but equally UNrealistic ambition is to cover at least all the major European cities. Then again, we have no deadline set, so we can at least say that with each added report we're heading in the right direction...

Report from Helsinki
(August 2015)

My 5 Favorite Bookstores in Salzburg, Austria 
(guest post by Elisabeth Crane, March 2013)

Report from New York City
(December 2012 - January 2013)

Report from Rome
(February-March 2010)

Report from Vienna
(November 2009)

(Blitz) Report from Ljubljana
(January 2009)

Report from Barcelona
(August 2008)

Report from Madrid
(August 2008)

Report from Paris

(August 2008)

Report from Brussels
(August 2008)

Report from Prague
(March 2008)

Report from Budapest
(February 2008)


Report from Poland (Warsaw & Krakow)
(January 2008)







Bookstores in The Hague, NED

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1. Paagman

2. Stanley & Livingstone

3. The American Book Center




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Bookstores in Falmouth, ENG (UK)

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1. Beerwolf Books Freehouse


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Bookstores in Nicosia, CYP

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1. Moufflon Bookshop



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Bookstores in Seville, ESP

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1. Vértice International Bookstore



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Bookstores in Luxembourg, LUX

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1. Librairie Alinea






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Bookstores in Bucharest, ROM

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1 Anthony Frost

2. Carturesti


Bucharest The Triumphal Arch
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Bookstores in Alnwick, UK

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1. Barter Books




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Bookstores in Riga, LAT

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1. Valters un Rapa



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Bookstores in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

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1. Caledonia Books

2. Voltaire and Rousseau


The Clyde Auditorium Glasgow
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Booktores in Aberfeldy, Scotland, UK

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1. The Watermill Bookshop


Wade's Bridge Aberfeldy

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Bookstores in Brasov, ROM

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1. Okian

Links

book-related

A miscellaneous bookish blog. Make sure you check out the section Bookshops, where a different independent bookstore is added each month.

Lost in Place
A blog run by Kelly Amabile - mostly a bookish blog but also a mixture of a travel blog, even a cooking blog and so much much more than that. Kelly shares her personal experiences with the readers. A very interesting read.

11th Floor Books
Our other project - 11th Floor Books - is an independent online bookstore specialized in used English books. Our aim is to offer a quality selection of fiction and non-fiction titles in English at affordable prices in Slovakia and to create a communication platform for English readers. 11th Floor Books - a bookstore with a view...

Kimbooktu
A bookish blog written by a true bibliophile, Kim, from Amsterdam. It aims to inform fellow book lovers on various book related subjects, such as writers, books, bookstores, book friendly furniture, etc.

Bibliopolis
A great website helping independent bookstores and booksellers on the Internet by providing various online services.

We Compare Books
A comparison site - helps you get the best prices on books. It compares the prices of some of the largest online bookstores, such as Amazon.
Sheila Markham has managed to gather an impressive collection of interviews with different people closely related to the book culture while working for Bookdealer since 1991. The interviews were published as a book, but many of them can be read online.

Readux
Readux is a Berlin-based literary website with reviews, interviews, articles, and opinion on German and French books and events. It is a precious source of English-language information by people engaged in local book culture.

Rhosneigr Publishing
Small independent publisher of the "Rhosneigr Then & Now" series, focusing on local history books from the Rhosneigr village, situated on the west coast of Anglesey, North Wales.


travel-related

Gridskipper
The world travel blog - a very urban and cool place to find out some alternative things to do all over the world. Main focus on the United States but also on various European and Asian cities.

Hg2 (A Hedonist Guide)
An interesting city guide for more decadent travelers. It covers a large number of European cities, together with a few from around the world. The guides are available online via membership and also as books. There is a two week trial period.

Gadling
A very useful travel blog with news, stories, best deals and many tips.

Writing Travellers
A site where you're encouraged to write your own guidebook. Once published and collected, they come out in a printed edition. Provides information on places around the globe.

City Spy
Mr. Gordonsky's City Spy maps of Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona, Budapest, Prague and many more. All the maps come with various useful tips, places to shop, eat, etc.

Tales from a Small Planet
Tales Mag is an expat literary magazine with firsthand "Real Post Reports" on cities in Europe and around the world (non-profit, requires free registration).

expat

Expat Blog
A project made by expatriates - for expatriated. Its goal is to help people living abroad by making expats share their ideas and experiences. Very useful and interesting.

Expat Women
This website aims to help all the expatriate women living overseas. A very useful resource. Also contains real life stories of experiences of many women.

misc

Beth Arnold
Blog of an award winning journalist who currently lives in Paris and writes about culture, politics, travel and life in general.

Your Shelves!
A project of Kimbooktu.com where you are encouraged to take photos of your shelves for public display. Very interesting website.

Bookstores in Basel, SUI

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1. Bergli Bookshop




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Bookstores in Limerick, IRE

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1. Quay Books


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Bookstores in Cambridge, UK

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1. Books for Amnesty International

2. David's Bookshop

3. Galloway and Porter [closed]

Cambridge King's College Chapel
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Bookstores in Carnforth, UK

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1. Carnforth Bookshop




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Bookstores in Brno, CZE

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1. AB Antikvariát

Brno Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul
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Bookstores in Brighton & Hove, UK

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1. City Books

2. Sandpiper Books


Brighton and Hove - The Royal Pavilion
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Bookstores in Bern, SUI

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1. Stauffacher Bookshop



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Bookstores in Belfast, NIR (UK)

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1. No Alibis Bookstore




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Bookstores in Aldeburgh, UK

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1. The Aldeburgh Bookshop




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Bookstores in Helsinki, FIN

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1. Akateeminen Kirjakauppa

2. Arkadia International Bookshop

2. Pitkä Mies

Helsinki Sibelius

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