Oxfam is a development, advocacy, and relief agency working to put an end to poverty worldwide. In partnership with local groups, they work with poor people to help them help themselves. The Oxfam Books shops sell secondhand books.
170 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 2EB
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Normally, once a month I pay these guys a visit and I never leave empty handed.
I love this little shop, from the 20's jazz they're playing in the background to the super bargains you get on books, comics and video tapes.
The books are in good condition and normally if you buy one, you get one free. The same deal goes for the video tapes ( 99p for one) and I buy loads for my kid.
The quality of second hand books often leaves a lot to be desired, buying first hand costs you a fortune, yet by buying on-line you are missing out on that wonderful pastime of browsing through anything that catches your eye on the book shelves.
So what to do? Come to this little assortment on Portobello Road. Like Oxfam Originals, Oxfam Books is another great idea. It's cheap, cheerful, the...more