Unique London Bookshops for the True Bibliophile

Book a flight to London, book lovers!

London is a bibliophile’s heaven. Everyone knows about Foyles, Hatchard’s, Daunt and Waterstones, as well as the various secondhand bookshops on Charing Cross Road and the Victorian dream that is Cecil Court. But it can get pretty overwhelming, especially if you only have a few days (decades, if you had your way) in the city. So here are some places that will make your book-loving heart burst with sheer joy.

1. Any Amount of Books

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It’s one of the more popular secondhand bookshops on Charing Cross Road for good reason, as its stock (updated daily!) ranges from bargain bin favorites to rare, first edition finds.

 

2. Forbidden Planet

About the Author

Michellan Alagao

Michellan Alagao

Michellan Alagao has been a freelance writer and editor for the past seven years, and has written articles on art, culture and lifestyle for a variety of magazines and websites in her free time. She graduated London Metropolitan University with a BSc in Psychology and Criminology, and went on to complete her MFA in Creative Writing from De La Salle University, Manila. She currently works for a global organization that protects the poor from violence, focusing specifically against the sexual exploitation of women and children.