We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Berkeley Books of Paris

8 rue Casimir Delavigne, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 46 34 85 73
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A nice little English bookshop

This was a quiet, little bookshop located near Odeon Theatre. It had a vast collection of poetry... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
Amir Mohammad K
via mobile
Best anglophone bookstore in Paris

If you're looking for the real anglophone literary spot in Paris, this is the one. It's not the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Jason S
,
Paris, France
Read all 9 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“bookshop” (4 reviews)
“anglophones” (2 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
8 rue Casimir Delavigne, 75006 Paris, France
Saint-Germain-des-Prés
CONTACT
Website
+33 1 46 34 85 73
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Paris
from US$77.90
More Info
from US$149.70
More Info
from US$29.90
More Info
from US$35.90
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (9)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"bookshop"
in 4 reviews
"anglophones"
in 2 reviews
"writer"
in 2 reviews
"artists"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

This was a quiet, little bookshop located near Odeon Theatre. It had a vast collection of poetry books and literary journals, NYRBs, New Yorkers and other related magazines. It isn't a tourist spot and that's what makes it good (other than the books, of course)....More

Thank Amir Mohammad K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 11, 2017

If you're looking for the real anglophone literary spot in Paris, this is the one. It's not the big-name tourist attraction that Shakespeare and Co has now become. This place is dedicated to helping and showcasing local writers and emerging talents. In addition to an...More

Thank Jason S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The owner,Phyllis is a lovely person who makes you welcome even if you seldom go and buy books. She has all sorts of interesting events going such as poetry readings,music gigs and a remarkable collection of second handbooks in every genre and you will always...More

Thank sylviafize
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed November 17, 2015

Ok. There are bookstores all over Paris. Mostly French. There are, however, a handful of English language bookstores and this is a good one. All the books are used and they also purchase or exchange books! We are traveling long term and wanted to unload...More

Thank Jill S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Being a Bay Area native, one of the things I miss about home are the amazing independent bookstores. Like all of the bookshops I visited in Paris, the books are packed so tightly into the shelves that getting them out takes a bit of wriggling....More

Thank PriyaZin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Several years ago I discovered this gem of a used bookstore. I faithfully return each time I visit Paris (about 4 times a year). The owner is helpful. I always find books about writers in Paris. Of particular interest are books by or about Ernest...More

Thank 921CherylM
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 22, 2014

Oh Berkeley Books of Paris. Where have I been your whole like? Buying my books in Gilbert Jaune that's where, getting abused by snotty French sales staff who look at me like i'm mad when I ask for M.M.Kaye. Whilst all this time I will...More

2  Thank Stephanie P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 26, 2014

This second-hand bookshoop is located in the heart of Paris. The service is very friendly. While browsing the shelves my joy was to find something I did not know that even existed which reminds to quote Virginia Woolf: "Books are everywhere; and always the same...More

1  Thank SargassoPicasso
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,814 hotels in Paris
Grand Hotel des Balcons
592 reviews
.01 km away
Hotel Baume
454 reviews
.02 km away
Hotel Delavigne
271 reviews
.04 km away
Relais Medicis
105 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Le Petit Casimir
157 reviews
.01 km away
La Mediterranee
511 reviews
.06 km away
La Bastide Odeon
509 reviews
.12 km away
Restaurant Polidor
1,471 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Luxembourg Palace
1,077 reviews
.24 km away
Cour du Commerce Saint Andre
45 reviews
.24 km away
Odeon, Theatre de L'Europe
35 reviews
.09 km away
Musee d'Histoire de la Medecine
38 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Berkeley Books of Paris staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;