Books & Bookshops

Writing the Book of Your Life
English-speaking, published writer, will collaborate with you on writing the story of your life. Preserve your experiences in a book that traces your journey through life. 
Librairie Lamartine
Bookshop selling English books 118 rue de la Pompe (Arr 16) Metro: Rue de la Pompe
Damier de lOpera
English language books on sale in this specialist games shop. 7 rue la Fayette (Arr 9) Metro: Chaussee dAntin
Ofr
Bookshop and gallery. Open every day from 10:00 - 20:00. 20 rue Dupetit-Thouars (Arr 3) Metro: Temple
Le monde des cartes (Espace IGN)
Specialist bookshop with full selection of Institut Geographique National (IGN) maps as well as atlases, globes, walking maps, wine-district maps, satellite images and historic maps. 50 rue de la Verrerie (Arr 4). Metro: Hotel de ville or Chatelet
Berkeley Books of Paris
English language second-hand bookshop. Collection of literary fiction, poetry, vintage paperbacks and first editions. Buy, sell and trade quality books. Can order out-of-print books. At 8 rue Casimir Delavigne (Arr 6) Metro: Odeon
I Love My Blender
Bookshop with a range of English books, classic and contemporary fiction. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 to 19:30. 36 rue du Temple (Arr 3). Metro: Hotel de Ville.
Librarie Super Heros
Collections of alternative, import and quality BDs. (bande dessinee) 175 rue Saint Martin (Arr 3)
lAstrolabe
Specialist bookshop for maps and travel literature. At 9 rue de Provence (Arr 9) Metro: Havre Caumartin.
Librairie Chretien
Bookshop specialising in art-deco illustrations and illustrated books. At 178 Faubourg St Honore (Arr 8) Metro: St Phillipe de Roule
Heeza
Store dedicated to flipbooks (folioscopes) Collection of artist books and optical toys. You can order online in French and English. 9 Avenue de la Republique - (Arr 11)
Librairie Lardanchet
Specialising in fine arts, this bookstore has a wide choice of new books in French and English on painting, furniture history and design, decoration and the Art of Living. At 100 Faubourg St Honore (Arr 8) Metro: Miromesnil
Galignani
International and English bookstore stocking large selection of titles in Fine arts, literature, guidebooks, newspapers and magazines. The oldest English bookstore on the continent. At 224 rue de Rivoli (Arr 1) Metro: Tuileries
Bayard Jeunesse Publishing
Albums to comics, pocket books to novels, hard or paperback, Bayard Jeunesse offers over 1,500 titles accessible to all. Their books cater for readers of all abilities, from the age of one. Online shop.
Librairie des Archives
Rare & out of print art books. 83 rue Vieille du Temple (Arr 3). Metro: Saint-Paul.
Urban Ink
A stationery and English bookshop. 33 rue des Renaudes (Arr 17)
Chantelivre
Specialist childrens books bookshop. At 13 rue de Sevres (Arr 6) Metro: Sevres Babylone and 32 av de la Republique (92), Issy les Moulineaux.
Ulysse
Catherine Demains bookshop and store full of travel guides, maps, back issues of National Geographic. Open 14:00 to 20:00, Tuesday to Saturday. At 26 rue St Louis en lIle (Arr 4) Metro: Pont Marie
Librairie Golden Books
Frequent arrivals of new and rare books in English. 3 rue de Larochelle, (Arr 14)
Librairie Benoit Forgeot
Bookshop specialising in literature, illustrated books, manuscripts and bound documents. 4 rue de lOdeon (Arr 6). Metro: Odeon
Les Editions du Centre Pompidou
Bookshop of the Center George Pompidou. Large selection of books on general art, architecture and design, as well as various art magazines. Books in English and French. Centre Georges Pompidou (Arr 4) Metro: Rambuteau
Bookstorming
Four bookshops exclusively devoted to contemporary art. Monographs, critical essays, exhibition catalogues and art magazines. 49 boulevard de la Villette (Arr 10). Metro: Colonel Fabien
Taschen
International book store with English and American book titles. Specialising in hard back and coffee table titles from architecture, fashion, art, design and erotica. Open daily 11:00 to 20:00. At 2 rue de Buci (Arr 6) Metro: Odeon
Shakespeare & Co
English language bookstore located on the left bank in front of Notre Dame at 37 rue de la Bucherie (Arr 5) Metro/RER: St Michel
Artazart Design Bookstore
Artazart specializing in one particular area of visual arts - design. At 83 quai de Valmy (Arr 10) Metro: Chateau Landon
Attica
Book shop that stocks over 200 languages. Educational tools for all ages and all levels. Selection of DVDs. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 19:00. 106 Boulevard Richard Lenoir (Arr: 11) Metro: Oberkampf
La Maison du Dictionnaire
Specialist bookshop carrying dictionaries. Specialist, general, technical and all language dictionaries are available. Online purchasing possible. Worldwide delivery. At 98 blvd de Montparnasse (Arr 14) Metro: Montparnasse Bienvenue
La Tour de Babel
Italian Books. A bookshop with an interesting collection of literature and art books in Italian. Open 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 19:00 Tuesday to Saturday. At 10 rue du Roi de Sicile (Arr 4) Metro: St Paul
Librairies Bedi Thomas
Bookshop selling scientific books and textbooks in all languages. 28 rue des Fosses St Bernard (Arr 5). Metro: Cardinal Lemoine.
San Francisco Book Co
Comprehensive collection of used books in English: hardcover and paperback, fiction, the arts, science, history, childrens, first editions. Also buy and trade. 17 rue Monsieur le Prince (Arr 6)
The Abbey Bookshop
In the Latin Quarter, new and used books from the US, the UK and Canada. Order service for new books, search for out-of-print books, and ship world-wide. Open 10:00-19:00, Monday to Saturday. At 29 rue de la Parcheminerie (Arr 5) Metro: St Michel
Gibert Jeune
Chain of 8 book stores in the Quartier Latin of Paris. Large selection of english books. Also secondhand books in French and other languages.Main stire: 15 bis Boulevard Saint-Denis (Arr 2)
FNAC
Mainly French titles. Large selection of tourist guides and metro/street maps. Also sell music, videos, electronics, computers, software, games, and mobilephones. Ticket offices for all live performances. At several venues, see website for details.
American Library in Paris
English-language library, established in 1920. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 to 19:00, Sunday 13:00 - 19:00. Closed on Monday. 10 rue du General Camou (Arr 7). Metro: Ecole Militaire or Alma-Marceau.
Gibert Joseph Musique & Librairie
New and used bookshop with stationery and music. Open 10:00 to 19:30 Monday to Saturday. At 26 bd St Michel (Arr 6) Metro: Cluny-La Sorbonne.
Lelivredart.com
On-line specialist in exhibition catalogues and art books. By appointment at 113 boulevard Richard-Lenoir (Arr 11).
La Belle Hortense
Bookshop/bar/exhibition space. It has a selection of art books in French and other languages. 31 rue Vieille du Temple (Arr 4). Metro: Saint-Paul or Pont Marie.
WH Smith
Largest English bookstore with a wide variety of books, magazines, DVDs, games, calenders and stationary in English. It has everything from educational material to fiction. At 248 rue Rivoli (Arr 1) Metro: Concorde
Librairie Brentanos
Bookstore with a selection of English-language books and magazines. 37 ave de lOpera (Arr 2) Metro: Opera
Les Mots a la Bouche
Bookshop specialising in gay literature and books. Most of the back wall is devoted to English-language books, including lots of novels. At 6 rue Ste Croix de la Bretonnerie (Arr 4) Metro: Hotel de Ville
The Book Cellar
Bookshop selling English language books. 23 rue Jean de Beauvais (Arr 5). Metro: Maubert-Mutualite
Librairie Gourmande
Bookshop specialising in books about the art of cookery and the epicurean sciences at 92/96 rue Montmartre (Arr 2). Metro: Sentier, Etienne Marcel or Grands Boulevards
ReelBooks
An English bookstore, VO video/DVD rental, English/American food and gifts. Friendly American and English owners ready to help you find or order that "special" book and share info about the region. At 9 rue de Ferrare (77) Fontainebleau
La Coop Breizh
Shop selling products from Brittany including books, music, t-shirts and a range of other souvenirs. English language books available to buy on-line. 10 Rue Maine (Arr 14). Metro: Montparnasse - Bienvenue.
Foot-Note
Foot-Note is INSEADs Bookstore specialising in English business books and carries the whole line of INSEAD logo products. Open from 09:00-18:45, Monday through Friday. On the INSEAD campus, blvd de Constance (77) Fontainebleau
Book Off
Secondhand bookstore that buys and sells books, comics, mangas, CDs and DVDs in English, French and Japanese. Three stores in Paris.

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