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 & Music shops sell secondhand books, CDs and tapes.
Venue Details & Map
12 Bloomsbury StreetBloomsburyLondonWC1B 3QA
- +44 (0)20 7637 4610
- Public transport:
- Tottenham Court Road, Underground
I'm surprised I haven't reviewed this bookshop before, seeing as it has become my go-to place when I'm in the market for a book (which is always).
It does what it says on the tin - it's a second hand book shop, run by Oxfam. The beauty of it lies in the fact that:
a) it's pretty big for a charity shop and seems to have books on every subject (seriously)
b) it sometimes stocks uncorrected...more
This Oxfam is a bookstore, as the categorizing above implies. Hmmm what to say about it besides "It has books, tomes, novels, literature, reading material, bound documents..." Maybe I could say "It also has a wide selection beers on tap and wines in bottles," but then I'd be fibbing.
There is a surprising good selection of books here well organized into section. There was even one fashion...more