Books & Bookshops
Major bookstore chain in Shanghai offering a wide variety of both Chinese and English books. Open daily 10:00-22:00. 4/F, Metro Plaza, 1111 Zhaojiabang Lu.
Dandelion Children’s Bookstore
English and Chinese children’s classics. Open daily 09:30-20:30. Rm. A-106, 189 Qingtong Lu, Zhangjiang.
Offers a wide selection of illustrated children’s books in Chinese, Japanese and English as well as storytimes on weekend mornings. Open daily 10:00-20:30. 262 Yuyuan Lu.
Bookstore and cafe in a vintage-style shop. Open daily 08:00-22:00. 195 Changde Lu.
Five floors of music books, children’s music, audiovisual products and musical instruments. Open daily 10:00-22:00. 1661 Sichuan Bei Lu.
Small shop offering Chinese-language books, stationery, vinyls and bags as well as beverages. 11 Hunan Lu.
Shanghai Book Traders Used Books Bookstore
Offers both Chinese and foreign used books. Open daily 09:00-18:30. 36 Shanxi Nan Lu.
Design, photography, and art books located in Red Town art district in Shanghai. Open 10:00-18:00. Room 118 Red Town Area 570 Huaihai Xi Lu near Hongqiao Lu. Located in Xuhui District.
Point to Life Bookshop
English books, magazines, art and design books available. Gifts and knicknacks. Open 10:00-21:30. Bridge 8, 25 Jianguo Zhong Lu near Sinan Lu. Located in Xuhui District.
Selection of English books and magazines. Adult and childrens books. 10:00-22:00. Unit 522 Citic Square 1168 Nanjing Xi Lu near Jiangning Lu. Located in Jingan District.