For Books' Sake's Best Independent Bookshops in the UK
Books website For Books' Sake's favourite indie bookshops around the UK...
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14-15 John Street, Bath BA1 2JL
jmgj27 wrote on 19-10-2010 “I absolutely love Mr B's - the staff are incredibly friendly (especially Ed!) and the selection of books can't be beaten. Whenever I'm looking for something eclectic or just a lovely mooch I come here. They also have warm, comfortable seating upstairs and are quite happy for you to spend several...” more...
34 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL
brightnbreezy wrote on 04-06-2012 “This is an unusual discount bookshop in that it has a great choice of specific, technical titles on many subjects, and plenty on art, rather than filling half the shelves with cheap fiction. It is pretty crampt inside as it is a small shop and always busy. Choice-wise you may visit and not find...” more...
43 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9DB
arunaandmay wrote on 29-07-2011 “This bookshop is bigger than the Amazon. It only lacks a tribuatory to order second hand books. My real doubt is that books should be free. That's my humble opinion. Light is to be found in the books and staff. Just down the road women don't appear to exist, whereas here you can discover...” more...
96 Bold Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 4HY
pipsqueak wrote on 30-11-2008 “News From Nowhere is a great radical bookshop situated at the top end of Bold Street. It stocks a wide variety of books with sections including history, fiction (including gay and lesbian fiction), feminism and women, masculinity and men, work and workers rights, politics, philosophy, spirituality,...” more...
74 Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5BB
A Smith wrote on 20-07-2011 “Truly gobsmacked. I wanted every single book in this bookshop and that's not something I'd often say. The fiction selection was amazing, such high-quality, second-hand (and new, I think) stock complimented with a really good range of non-fiction and poetry. I found that the Penguin Modern...” more...
The Promenade, Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3QF
thegaffer-113726 wrote on 28-11-2011 “This is the best bookshop in Derbyshire and simply a pleasure to visit. You can spend hours browsing the shelves on what seems like endless floors off the lovely old staircase. It is quirky and quaint but at the same time has all the books you could need and the staff are exceptionally helpful. ...” more...