Books & Bookshops

Publishers of books on management, art, Geneva, international politics and human rights. In French and in English. Authors welcome.
Know-it-all Passport
The ultimate English-language guide to Geneva, Vaud and neighbouring France for long-term residents and newcomers alike. Over 40 chapters of facts, figures, cultural tips, addresses and general information for everyone. See website for sales outlets.
Des Livres et Vous
Nice bookshop within the La Praille mall. Seating available for those who want to have a good browse. Small English book section. At La Praille Centre, 10 Route des Jeunes, 1227 Carouge.
Offers personalised childrens books where they are the star of each story. Includes their first name, their age, town and friends too. French or English. At 81 Route de Thonon, 1222 Vesenaz.
Les Recyclables
Cafe and second-hand bookshop with a selection of books in English. It is possible to recycle old books here. Open 09:00-18:30 every day except Sunday at 53, rue de Carouge, 1205 Geneva.
FNAC - Lausanne
Selection of books in English and CDs, DVDs, games and videos. At 6 rue de Geneve, 1003 Lausanne.
Au Paradoxe Perdu
English-language comic book shop with a selection of American and Japanese imports, action figures, imported DVDs, manga and science-fiction books. Monday 13:00-18:30, Tuesday to Friday 12:00-18:30, Saturday 10:00-17:00. At 3 place de Grenus, 1201 Geneva
Editions Loisirs et Pédagogie
A publishing house editing educational books. Online book store also available. At En Budron B4a, 1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne.
Hurter Suzanne
Publishing house editing a wide range of novels. At 54 Route de Florissant, 1206 Geneva.
A publishing house editing books on music, concerts and singers. At 8 Rue de la Coulouvreniere, 1204 Geneva.
Naef - Kister SA
Publishing house editing books such as Terre de Passin, lAventure du Monde, lEsprit des Arts, Evasion. At 33 Quai Wilson, 1201 Geneva.
Presses dHistoire Suisse
A wide variety of books on Swiss history is available. At 5 Rue Saint-Ours, 1205 Geneva.
The Library in English
Is a subscription library with aselection of English books for children and adults. New books are purchased regularly. Story hour on Wednesdays. Book sales twice a year. At 3 rue de Monthoux, 1201 Geneva.
Salle de Lecture de la Science Chretienne
Library dedicated to the Christian Science. At 8 avenue de Frontenex, 1207 Geneve.
Aulos Musica Sarl
Art gallery specialises in Swiss paintings and African sculptures. At 4 Conseil-General, 1204 Geneve.
The 1st Swiss ebookstore of high quality independent journals and magazines to inspire you from abroad. 100% not made in Switzerland. Visit the showroom in Lausanne (upon request) - Design, food, lifestyle, art, travel, creativity.
Au Chien Bleu
Childrens bookshop with a selection of books in French, English, German, Italian and other languages. Can organise childrens birthday parties on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Closed on Mondays. At 43, route de Frontenex, 1207 Geneva.
New Novelist
Author of a fiction novel - TEGO ARCANA DEI The search for the truth, spanning five continents, follows the hero for over forty years. The religion of the past finally catches up with the corporate excesses at the end of the last Millennium.
Online shop for personalised childrens storybooks in English, French, German and Spanish. The child becomes the star of the book with his name, age, town and friends integrated into the story. The book also includes a personal message on the title page
Labor et Fides SA
Edits books on theology, protestant, social and cultural histories. At 1 Rue Beauregard, 1204 Geneva.
La Joie de Lire
Publishing house with a wide range of novels and other books. At 5 Chemin Neuf, 1207 Geneva.
Payot Libraire
Bookshop with a large variety of books in English and German. Possibility to buy on line. At 5, rue de Chantepoulet, 1201 Geneva.
Books Books Books
Dedicated English bookstore with thousands of titles to choose from. The store also organises book clubs for adults and children. Open Monday to Saturday from 09:00-18:00. At 12 Rue de Mercerie, Lausanne.
The Reading Duck
Bookshop exclusively stocked for children. Lots of English and French books and reading areas. At 26 Grand-Rue, 1260 Nyon.
Selection of technical and computer books in English. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-18:45 and 09:00-18:00 on Saturdays. At 14, rue Rousseau, 1201 Geneva.
FNAC - Geneva
Selection of books in English and CDs, DVDs, games and videos. Open Monday to Friday, 09:30-19:30 and 09:00-18:00 on Saturdays. At 16, rue de Rive, 1204 Geneva.
Publisher of several French books including Qui sont les Russes ?, La depouille de Borges, Qui a tue Diana ?. At 13 Rue Maunoir, 1207 Geneva.
Publishing house. Has edited several books such as Esthetes dAffiche, Sonates and many more. At 1204 Geneva.