Skoob Books


Skoob Russell Square sell a wide range of used books including medical texts and academic material.

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Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1AP

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+44 (0)20 7278 8760

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Skoob Books

Marchmont Street
+44 (0)20 7278 8760
Public transport:
Russell Square, Underground


4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Skoob Books

5.0 out of 5 21 April 2014
by Claudia M.

Love this shop and could spend hours in here. As with all second hand book shops, the digging through the stacks is half the fun. They also do a student discount, and often have the new stuff up front.

They also have a selection in the walkway of the Brunswick Centre on Saturdays as well.more

4.0 out of 5 19 October 2010
by Sarah O.

Weee! Used books! In a basement! For sale! Welcome to an excerpt from Sarah O's childhood!

Seriously though, I was a nerd as a child (fine....still a self-proclaimed nerd...but it's in style now so it's all cool) and read books like nobody's business. When moving across the pond, I had to leave most of mine at my Dad's (undoubtedly they got tossed in the dumpster the moment the car left) but...more

5.0 out of 5 25 July 2010
by Marie V.

A first edition, first printing in 1906, of Rudyard Kipling's Puck of Pook's Hill for ten pounds??? amazing...

after spending an afternoon in this glorious little heaven, the thought of having to return a city where the only bookstore option in my city consist of Barnes & Nobles, I felt terribly heartbroken.more

5.0 out of 5 26 February 2010
by Agi K.

Skoob Books is a second hand bookstore...and books are still my number one passion ...despite the advent of the iPad (the next version of which I am assured will have wings).

Skoob Books is not your typical book store.

Here you will find musty dusty second hand books which are a pleasure to hold...flick through and feel the cool old course paper between your and finally...more

4.0 out of 5 6 March 2009
by Larissa G.

Skoob Books is located on the backside (northern side) of the Brunswick Centre, to the side of the secondary entrance to Waitrose. It's a bit tucked away and therefore overlooked, but it offers a good selection of used titles of all kinds.

Once you walk in the door, you walk down a flight of stairs to the basement (there's also a lift), and the shop opens up. Entire bookshelves at the...more