Books & Bookshops

Herder International Book Center
Serving the main universities and libraries in Italy and all over the world. Specialises in human sciences. It has large French and German Section. At Piazza Montecitorio 117-120, 00186 Roma (RM).
Ricordi
Large selection of CDs, DVDs, video games and books in the centre of Rome. Home-entertainment products as well as musical instruments. Open daily. At Via del Corso 506, 00186 Rome (RM).
Mondadori Appia
Large bookstore with a Mediastore directly attached to the building. Range of English books, dictionaries and teaching materials available. At Via Appia Nuova, 51 - 00183 Rome (RM)
Open Door Bookshop
Wide range of art related books. At Via della Lungaretta 25, 00153 Rome (RM).
Usborne Books
Award winning English books for children from birth to young adults including fiction and non-fiction, internet linked reference books, activity and sticker books, language guides and a complete reading programme.
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 Rizzoli
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).
Messaggerie Musicali
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).
Mondadori Tiburtina
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)
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).
Mondadori Piave
Large bookstore with a Mediastore directly attached to the building. Range of English books, dictionaries and teaching materials available. At via Piave, 18 - 00187 Rome (RM)
Feltrinelli International
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).
Arion Cinecitta Due
Good selection of English books and a wide range of topics. Open Mon - Fri 9:30-20:00 Sat 9:30 - 20:30 Sun 10:00 - 20:00. At viale Palmiro Togliatti, 2 c/c Cinecitta Due Shopping Centre - 00173 Rome (RM)
Mondadori Cola Di Rienzo
Large bookstore with a Mediastore directly attached to the building. Range of English books, dictionaries and teaching materials available. Open: Mon - Sat 09:30 - 20:00. At Piazza Cola Di Rienzo, 83 - 00192 Rome
The Lion Bookshop
The oldest English bookshop in Italy. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-19:30 and Mondays from 15:30-19:30. At Via dei Greci, 33-36, 00187 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).
Feltrinelli Libri e Musica
A selection of English language books available in store along with a wide choice of music, DVDs and stationary. Open Mon-Fri 10:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-21:00 and Sun 10:00-13:30 and 16:00-20:00. At Viale Giulio Cesare 88, 00192 Rome (RM).
Borri Books
A two floor bookshop offering a selection of titles in English. Open 07:00-22:00 all week. At Piazza dei Cinquecento - Termini Station, 00161 Rome (RM).
Libreria IV Fontane
The bookshop at the entrance to the Termini train station also has some books in English. Open daily from 07:30-23:00. At Via Quattro Fontane 20a, 00184 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).
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).
Mel Bookstore
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)
Anglo American Book Co
Book shop with a selection of English and American books. Closed on Sundays. Shop at via della Vite 102, technical and scientific section at via della Vite 27 00187 Rome.
Bibli
In the heart of Trastevere, although a limited selection of English books it is a great bookshop. It is also an Internet cafe. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00-24:00 and Mondays from 17:30-24:00. At Via dei Fienaroli 28, 00153 Rome (RM).
Arion Porta di Roma
Good selection of English books and a wide range of topics. Open: Mon - Sun 10:00 - 22:00. At Centro comm.le Porta di Roma, via Alberto Lionello, 201 - 00139 Rome (RM)
Arion Euroma2
Good selection of English books and a wide range of topics. Open: Mon 12:00 - 21:00, Tus - Sun 10:00 - 21:00. At Centro comm.le Euroma2, Via Cristoforo Colombo angolo v.le dell’Oceano Pacifico, 00144 Rome (RM)
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).
Il Mare
International bookshop specialising in nautical maps and accessories offering not only books but also CD/DVDs, gadgets, software and clothing. Open Monday to Saturday from 09:30-19.30, closed Sunday. At Via di Ripetta 239. 00186 Rome (RM).
Libreria Ottimomassimo
Bookshop with a range of illustrated books, books, maps and guidebooks on Rome for kids in English. DVD rental service for tourists and activities for children from 3 to 12. At Via Luciano Manara 16/17, 00153 Rome (RM).
Libreria Internazionale San Paolo
Specialising in theology it has a range of books in English, French and Spanish. Open daily from 09:00-13:00 and from 15:15-19:15, closed on Saturday afternoon. At Via Conciliazione 16-20, 00193 Rome (RM).
Daseia Music Bookshop
Variety of sheet music and books from international publishers. Wine, coffee and snacks also available. Small music concerts on weekends and book presentations. Free wireless internet access. At Via di San Francesco a Ripa 60, Trastevere, Rome.
The English Bookshop
Wide range of English literature and translations of Italian literature. Also a selection of postcards, greeting cards and calendars, along with childrens books and videos. At Via di Ripetta 248, 00186 Rome (RM).
Vatican Bookshop
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).
Altroquando
Library, pub, live music, cinema near Piazza Navona. Open from 10:30-01:30. At Via del Governo Vecchio 82, 00186 Rome (RM).
Libreria Godel
Specialised in rare editions and out of print books. Also offering calendars, postcards, posters, dictionaries, tourist guides and souvenirs. Open daily from 09:00-20:00. At Via Poli 46, 00187 Rome (RM).
Libreria Orientalia
Dedicated to Oriental studies, this bookshop is a reference point for lovers of the Middle East and Far Eastern civilizations and languages. Open Monday to Friday from 10:00-19:00. At Via Principe Umberto 75, 00185 Rome (RM).
Feltrinelli Libri
A selection of English-language books available. Open Monday from 14:00-19.30 and Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-19:30. At Via del Babuino 39/40, 00187 Rome (RM).

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