Books & Bookshops
Libreria Marco Polo
Wide range of books, magazines and comics in Chinese. Also has books on Chinese culture in Italian, English, French and Spanish. Open Monday to Saturday from 10:00-13:00 and 15:30-19:30. At Via del Seminario 103, 00186 Rome (RM).
Large bookstore with a Mediastore directly attached to the building. Range of English books, dictionaries and teaching materials available. At via Tiburtina, 222 - 00185 Rome (RM)
One of the largest selections of CDs, vinyl, DVDs, video games and books in Rome. Good selection of foreign language magazines and newspapers. At Via Del Corso 472, 00186 Rome (RM).
The Cinema Book Shop & Cafe
Specialising in books on cinema. Open every day except Monday. At Via dei Fienaroli 31, 00153 Rome (RM).
Rizzoli occupies two levels of the turn-of-the-20th-century Galleria at Piazza Colonna. It stocks many books in English in addition to a wide selection of art books and cookbooks. At Largo Chigi 15, 00187 Rome (RM).
Almost Corner Bookshop
This English bookshop is located in Trastevere and has a wide range of guidebooks for Rome and beyond. A great variety of literature is also available. Open daily from 10:00-13:30 and 15:30-20:00. At Via del Moro 45, 00153 Rome (RM).
Libreria del Corso
Wide range of books in English, French, Spanish, German and Russian.Open Monday to Saturday from 09:30-20:00, Sunday from 11:00-13:00 and 16:00-20:00. At Via del Corso, 00186 Rome (RM).
English books as well as books in French and Spanish. They also sell CDs and DVDs. There is a coffee shop on the upper level. Open Monday to Saturday from 09:00-19:30 and Sunday from 10:00- 13:30 and 16:00-20:00. At Via Nazionale 254-255, 00184 Rome (RM)
Libreria Internazionale Gremese
Gremese is an international publisher, based in Italy, of high quality reference books, illustrated manuals and travel guides. It offers a wide range of books on cinema, art, photography, sports and fashion. At Via Cola di Rienzo 136, 00192 Rome (RM).
Good selection of guidebooks, bibles, missals, hymnals and religious literature along with music, as well as some souvenirs and videos. At Piazza S. Pietro, Vatican City (RM).
Libreria del Viaggiatore
Wide range of tourist guides and maps, as well as literature and philosophy. Open Monday from 16:00-20:00 and Tueday to Saturday from 10:00-14:00 and 16:00-20:00. At Via del Pellegrino 78, 00186 Rome (RM).
Books in English, Spanish, French and German. They also carry dictionaries and reference books for many languages. Open Monday to Saturday from 09:00-20:00 and Sunday from 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-19:30. At Via Orlando 84, 00185 Rome (RM).