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Brick Lane Bookshop
166 Brick Lane
Bethnal GreenLondonE1 6RU
- +44 (0)20 7247 0216
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
I love browsing the bookstore.
It has a pretty geeky/elitist selection of quality literature. You can find classics (mostly things in public domain) for £2.50, new biographies, histories of London, quirky non-fiction publications, well selected fiction and non-fiction, travel books, some cookery books, gifts and non-tacky/actually useful London paraphernalia.
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A superb little establishment in the middle of Brick Lane - one in which I am guaranteed to find a tome or two to tickle my reading fancy. The staff are knowledgable and friendly, and their stock does not seem to be dictated by a breakfast show book club or bestseller fashion; rather it reflects the broad tastes of its patrons.
Amongst the piles a-top table and floor, I spied books on the...more
Are you the kind of person who has way too many books lined up on your list but can't resist buying titles that tickle your fancy and seem so inviting every time you come around to a lovely little book shop? Well, I am. And Eastside Books is just my cup of coffee.
Today's purchase: Soren Kierkegaard's 'Diary of a Seducer'
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This bookshop is fantastic! It has the independent spirit that has made this street and area so famous, and what's best, is that it will continue to have it because people love it.
They carry all types of books, fiction, non-fiction, the works. But what makes it very special is that they have an section dedicated to local history and children's books that reflect today's society. It is a...more
Really, a lovely little bookshop with a long-standing history in this area. Where it could have succumbed to the temptation to sell cool books to all the cool people that pass through this street (y'know how Fopp does it - bit of Orwell, bit of Camus, bit o' Kafka), they actually got a really well-stocked selection of fiction.
The kind of fiction you've always wanted to read, or thought...more