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Book Bonanza. Photo: Allover Press
Book Bonanza. Photo: Allover Press

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5 great bookstores on Charing Cross Road in London

For all you booklovers heading for London. Take the time to discover the many independent bookstores on Charing Cross Road.

Foyles’ flagship store on Charing Cross Road. Photo: Allover Press

Foyles

If you’re looking for a top independent bookstore in London, look no further than Foyles on Charing Cross Road, London’s legendary booksellers row. Foyles was acclaimed as the world’s first purpose-built bookshop when it opened over 100 years ago. Today you can browse more than 200,000 titles.

Foyles

Charing Cross Road, London

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Quinto Bookshop

Quinto Bookshop deals in second-hand, antiquarian, and rare books. You’ll find everything from poetry and academiato sci-fi.

Quinto Bookshop

72 Charing Cross Road, London

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Bookmarks

Bookmarks is Britain’s premier socialist bookstore, with titles ranging from radical kids to the black struggle.

Bookmarks

1 Bloomsbury Street, London

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Gosh! Comics

For the dedicated fangirl or boy, Gosh! Comics carries a range of graphic novels that will make your eyes pop out of your head. Pow!

Gosh! Comics

1 Berwick Street, London

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Any Amount of Books

Whether you’re looking for a rare signed first edition or just a second-hand paperback, Any Amount of Books will probably spread across 6.5km of heaving shelves.

Any Amount of Books

56 Charing Cross Road, London

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