Skoob Books


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

Venue Details & Map

Skoob Books

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

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 23 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Skoob Books

5.0 out of 5
23 January 2016
by Richard B.

Skoob books is my absolute favourite secondhand bookshop. It's not pretentious, it's in a basement, and I literally spend about an hour every time I go just browsing and thinking hard what to spend my student Budget on. What's also great is that they have an additional discount for students (woo!) so this is really the perfect place for literature students like myself to scrounge up some of... more

5.0 out of 5
19 October 2016
by Sara H.

I could get lost for hours here. Found a relatively recent title for less than half price. Books are priced accordingly because they may have a slight deformity that you wouldn't notice, like a bent page corner or slight ripple in the cover. University basement vibe. Boxes of old postcards abound. more

5.0 out of 5
17 May 2015
by Madeleine F.

I loved it! New and old books from all kinds over than half price cheaper than in a normal bookstore. It was lovely to discover and to enjoy the spirit ofthis little place. Loving books? Must go here! more

5.0 out of 5
21 September 2014
by Kevin H.

Wow, I love this book store! I have wanted to visit it for quite a while after seeing all the good comments here and various other sites, but I didn't actually visit until yesterday. The store was smaller than what I had expected, but the selection was varied and extensive. The staff is friendly and will help you try to find what you're looking for - they all seemed to actually LIKE books... more

5.0 out of 5
19 October 2016
by Shila B.

One of the few book shops near Hammersmith. The books look like something off an old library, Lots of selection. Sadly I am so short that I needed some help to grab certain selections, however, it was a good way to make instant friends. All the books are second hand. I was specifically looking for Company's Coming, a cooking book series that my mom got me hooked on in my junior year when I was... more

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