Books & Bookshops

Find an English or American bookstore in different parts of the city, including Polanco, Condesa or Lomas. Learn about English-language media in Mexico City.

El Pendulo (Santa Fe)
International bookshop selling English-language fiction and non-fiction books for adults and kids. Many genres. Films and music also available. Open Sunday to Thursday 11:00-21:00, Friday and Saturday 11:00-22:00. Centro Comercial Santa Fe, Av. Vasco...
Assouline
Smart gifts and books about fashion, art and architecture, design, photography. Open Monday to Friday 10:30-19:00, Saturday 11:30-17:30. Newton 35, Col. Polanco, 11560 CDMX.
Halo Publishing
Publishing house with offices in the US and Mexico. Complete publishing service for independent authors: design, production, publishing and marketing. All genres of books. Contact Lisa Umina. Emerson 148, Col. Polanco, 11550 CDMX.
Casa de Libros - The American Bookstore
Used books, CDs, DVDs, records, magazines. Volunteer-run. Proceeds and excess stock go to charity. Coffee available. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00, Saturday 10:00-13:30. Reforma 1870-201, Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, 11000 CDMX.
Bellas Artes Theater Store
DVDs and books in English. Selection of guidebooks about Mexico. Palacio Bellas Artes, Av. Juarez, Col. Centro Historico, 06050 CDMX.
Libreria Rosario Castellanos del Fondo de Cultura Economica
One of the largest bookshops in Latin America, in the "Bella Epoca" Cultural Center. English and other language books available. Film and music. Open daily 09:00-23:00. Tamaulipas 202, Col. Hipodromo Condesa, 06170 CDMX.
Delti Bookshops
Bookshop chain specializing in texts and books for teaching and learning English. Branches in The Anglo (Antonio Caso Barranca and Coyoacan), Del Valle, Coapa and Nezahualcoyotl. Opening hours and individual contact details available on the website.
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Anthropology museum; guided tours in English, from 10:30-17:00, except Sunday. Bookstore with a wide selection of English-language books about Mexico. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-19:00. Reforma and Gandhi, Col. Polanco, 11560 CDMX.
El Pendulo (Perisur)
International bookshop and restaurant: English books, films and music for adults and kids. Many genres. Open Sunday to Thursday 09:00-21:00, Friday and Saturday 09:00-21:00. Centro Comercial Perisur, Col. Jardines del Pedegral, 04500 CDMX.
Libreria Polanco
School and office stationery supplies. Paper, pens, erasers, sharpeners, gift cards. Small bookstore. Magazines, newspapers, books in English and Spanish. Virgilio 7, Col. Polanco, 11560 CDMX.
Gandhi (Lomas)
International bookshop selling English-language fiction and non-fiction books, music and films for both adults and children. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-21:00. Av. de las Palmas 840, Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, 11000 CDMX.
Librerias El Sotano
Bookstore chain with English books, e-books, music, movies and gifts available online or in one of several locations across the city.
Rizzoli Studio
Specialist bookshop selling Rizzoli-published books focusing on art, design, fashion, interior design, architecture and photography. Open Monday to Friday 10:30-19:00, Saturday 11:30-17:30. Newton 35, Col. Polanco, 11560 CDMX.
Gandhi (Coyoacan)
International bookshop selling English-language fiction and non-fiction books, music and films for both adults and children. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-22:00. Miguel Angel de Quevedo 134, Col. Guadalupe Chimalistac, 01050 CDMX.
Sanborns
Department-store chain with outlets all over Mexico City. Most sell a good selection of English books and magazines. Follow the link to find your closest store and opening times; most are open late.
Libreria Pegaso
Located in the Casa Lamm Cultural Center, this bookstore has a small English literature section. Monday to Saturday 11:00-20:00, Sunday 10:00-19:00. Alvaro Obregon 99, Col. Roma, 06700 CDMX.
Under the Volcano Books
English-language second-hand bookshop with some new titles for adults, young adults and children. Multi-genre, fiction and non-fiction, comics. Celaya 25, Col. Hipodromo Condesa, 06100 CDMX.
Casa Bosques Bookstore
Niche bookshop selling English-language books specializing in art, design, fashion and architecture. Open Monday to Friday 12:00-20:00, Saturday 12:00-19:00. Cordoba 25, Col. Roma, 06700 CDMX.
El Pendulo (Polanco)
International bookshop and restaurant selling English books, films and music for adults and kids. Open Monday to Wednesday 08:00-23:00, Thursday and Friday 08:00-24:00, Saturday 09:00-23:00, Sunday 09:00-22:00. Alejandro Dumas 81, Col. Polanco, 11560 CDMX...
El Pendulo (Condesa)
International bookshop and restaurant: English books, films and music for adults and kids. Open Monday to Wednesday 08:00-23:00, Thursday and Friday 08:00-24:00, Saturday 09:00-24:00, Sunday 09:00-23:00. Nuevo Leon 115, Col. Condesa, 06140 CDMX.
El Pendulo (Roma)
International bookshop with English books, films and music for adults and kids. Many genres. Open Monday to Wednesday 08:00-23:00, Thursday and Friday 08:00-01:00, Saturday 09:00-01:00, Sunday 09:00-23:00. Nuevo Leon 115, Col. Condesa, 06140 CDMX.
El Pendulo (Zona Rosa)
International bookshop with English books, films and music for adults and kids. Many genres. Open Monday to Wednesday 08:00-23:00, Thursday and Friday 08:00-01:00, Saturday 09:00-01:00, Sunday 09:00-22:00. Hamburgo 126, Col. Cuauhtemoc, 06600 CDMX.
The Bookshop
Bookstore including books, texts, special documents and special requests. Open Monday to Saturday 10:30-19:30. Matias Romero 425, Col. del Valle, 03100 CDMX.
The Reading Palace
Dedicated English-language children's bookshop in Lomas. Retail shop and full book-service to schools. Fiction and non-fiction publications. Programs for learning to read for both first and second-language learners. Monte Athos 355, Col. Lomas de Cha...
Porrua
Book shop chain with locations across the city. Consult website for hours and locations.
Casa del Libro
Bookshops around the city. Some titles available in English. Imported books by request. Bestsellers, specialized books, textbooks. Open Monday to Sunday 09:00-20:45. 
Gandhi (Satelite)
International bookshop and cafe selling English-language fiction and non-fiction books, music and films for both adults and children. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-21:00. Circuito Medicos 5, Ciudad Satellite, Naucalpan de Juarez, 53100 Estado de Mexico.
Libreria A Traves Del Espejo
Bookshop buying and selling English books. Alvaro Obregon 118A, Col. Roma, 06700 CDMX.
Gandhi (Bellas Artes)
International bookshop selling English-language fiction and non-fiction books, music and films for both adults and children. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-21:00, Sunday 11:00-21:00. Av. Juarez 4, Col. Centro, 06050 CDMX.
Gandhi (Polanco)
International bookshop selling English-language fiction and non-fiction books, music and films for both adults and children. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-21:00. Av. Presidente Mazaryk 353, Col. Polanco, 11560 CDMX.
Libros Libros Libros Mexico
Largest and only all-English language bookstore in Mexico City. All genres, including childrens. Huge selection of magazines. Schools and bookstores supplied. Open Monday to Saturday 10:00-19:00. Monte Ararat 220, Col. Lomas de Chapultepec, 11000 CDMX.
Delti Bookshop (San Antonio)
Wholesale distributor of educational books focusing on teaching and learning English. Head office for bookshop chain (see separate entry). Open Monday to Friday 09:30-19:00, Saturday 10:00-16:00. Av. Prol. San Antonio 170, Col. Carola, 01180 CDMX.
American Bookstore
All genres of English language books. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-19:00, Saturday 10:00-18:00. Bolivar 23, Col. Centro, 06000 CDMX.
Libreria Bonilla
National and foreign books specializing in research and reference books. Import service available. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-20:00, Saturday 10:00-14:00. Miguel Angel de Quevedo 477, Col. Romero de Terreros, 04310 CDMX.

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