Books & Bookshops

Living in a foreign country can be tough when you're looking for a good book. Luckily, Berlin has many English-language bookshops throughout the city to satisfy even the most picky reader. Check out our list for a bookshop near you.

Curious Fox, English Books
Offering new and second hand English books for children and adults along with, stationery, gift items and book accessories. Serving coffee, tea and cake. Open Mon.-Sat. 10:00-19:00. Located at Flughafenstr. 22, 12053 Berlin-Neukoelln.
Buecherbogen am Savignyplatz
Selection of books on architecture, art, photography and design. Located under the S-Bahn arches at Savignyplatz. At Stadtbahnbogen 593, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Dialogue Books
Online boutique bookshop with a select range of English-language titles, as well as hosting literary evenings, and events, reading groups, and a Book Doctor service.
Online international booksellers with books in English, audio books, DVDs, games, software and music. Customer service helpline open Monday to Saturday from 08:00 to 20:00.
Usborne Books at Home
Childrens books from the UK for all ages and interests. Parties can be organised in the home.
Antiquariatsbuchhandlung Knut Ahnert
Large selection of old and out of print books on Berlin. Many illustrated books. At Sybelstr. 58, Berlin-Charlottenburg.
International Childrens Bookstore Berlin
International childrens bookshop with a large selection of favourite mother tongue and bilingual books. At Choriner Strasse 49, 10435 Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.
Village Voice
Small, literature-oriented cafe/bookstore with a section of classical modernist and post modernist literature. Regular literary events, performances and open-mic nights. At Ackerstr. 1A, 10115 Berlin.
English Books
Bookshop specialising in English and American books: stockists of literature, bestsellers, thriller and crime, books for children and young adults, non-fiction, learning English and educational, very British DVDs. At Unter den Eichen 96, 12205 Berlin.
Hammett Krimibuchhandlung
Specialist bookstore for detective and mystery literature in English and German. Regular author meetings. Open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 09:00 to 18:00. At Friesenstrasse 27, 10965 Berlin-Kreuzberg.
English Book Service
Online supplier of English books located in Southern Germany. Free delivery within Germany. Simple and fast search facility for finding books in stock.
Shakespeare & Sons
Old-fashioned bookstore selling new and used books in English and French. Well-stocked with fiction, history, politics, philosophy, art, poetry, childrens and comics. At Raumerstrasse 36, 10437 Berlin-Prenzlauerberg.
Saint Georges Bookshop
New and secondhand English bookshop with over 10,000 books in English. Open Monday to Saturday from 11:00-20:00 (19:00 on Saturdays) at Wortherstrasse 27, 10405 Berlin.
Gay and lesbian bookshop open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 20:00. At Motzstr. 23, 10777 Berlin-Schoneberg.
Bookstore with several branches, an English book section, sofas to browse on plus a cafe. Massive range of other books including dictionaries, language learning coursebooks and materials. At Tauentzienstr. 21-24, 10789 Berlin-Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf.
Fair Exchange
Second hand bookshop open Mon.-Fri. 11:00-19:00 and Sat. 10:00-18:00. Located at Dieffenbachstr. 58, 10967 Berlin-Kreuzberg.
U&R Kiepert Buecher
Extensive range of text and reference books. Book ordering service. Open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00 and Saturdays from 11:00 to 16:00. Just off Ernst-Reuter-Platz, at Hardenbergstrasse 9a, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Books in Berlin
Large selection of English and American literature. Open Monday to Friday 12:00-20:00, Saturday 10:00-16:00. At Goethestrasse 69, 10625 Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus GmbH
Multimedia 5 storey concept store for books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, newspapers and software. At Friedrichstrasse 90, 10117 Berlin-Mitte.
Buecherstube Marga Schoeller
Long established bookshop selling books for adults and children in English. Book ordering service available. At Knesebeckstrasse 33, 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Another Country
An English language secondhand bookshop and library. At Riemannstrasse 7, D-10961 Berlin.
Pequod Books
International books in 15 different languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish... (Selchower Straße 33, next to U-Boddinstraße). Opening hours: Monday - Saturday, 13 - 19 hours.
Berlin Writing Group
An English mother-tongue-level writing group that meets in an old Berlin villa once a month to discuss original literary texts. Please see the website for directions and further information.