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The Word Bookstore

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A Unique Bookshop

I had read about this shop in CNQ magazine and wanted to check it out on my visit to Montreal... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Innisfil, Canada
Paradise of book lovers in Montreal

The bookstore is a really nice cozy place with lots of great books. You find almost everything. The... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Chimâ M
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15 Sep 2018
“A Unique Bookshop”
10 Jul 2018
“Paradise of book lovers in Montreal ”
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469 Rue Milton, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1W3, Canada
Plateau Mont-Royal
+1 514-845-5640
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

I had read about this shop in CNQ magazine and wanted to check it out on my visit to Montreal. There is a very good selection of books and a very helpful staff. I found the book that I wanted and picked up one of...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The bookstore is a really nice cozy place with lots of great books. You find almost everything. The guy who works there was really helpful in finding the book I wanted. It’s a must go!

Thank Chimâ M
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I only wish it was larger, but the selection was fantastic. There were so many books I wanted to purchase, but couldn't carry back to the US. It was amazing, to me, the marketing differences and selection choices that are so different than what we...More

Thank SavvyTravelIntl
Reviewed 3 January 2018

by far not the biggest used bookstore, but by far one of the most complete. This store has a wide selection from history to fiction. If you like used bookstores with a good selection come here. Plus its a wide English Selection, but remember its...More

Thank 649briank
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This small (one room) store has apparently been in business in the same spot with the same owner for 42 years. It's a good used bookstore and most if not all in English. It has that wonderful dusty book smell. I purchased a novel from...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It is heartwarming to see small used bookstores like this still thriving, especially in a college town. There are no flashy signs outside the door welcoming you. However, they are beyond friendly when you speak with them and incredibly helpful in finding both books they...More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This little bookstore sells an eclectic and intriguing range of second-hand books. It is the perfect place for a book lover to escape the Montreal bluster for an hour or two. You are likely to find a couple of lesser-known classics that have eluded you...More

Thank DJRix007
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I went here to find some French novels that I already had English versions of and I am happy that I succeeded in my goal. I bought two nice books for only 6 CAN (about 5 US). Even though French is the official language here...More

Thank Rochelle757
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We were sent here by friends, Jessica and Michael, as a not to be missed bookstore and they were right. It is not to be missed. After a wonderful walk up from Boul. De Maisonneuve through part of the McGill campus was this oasis of...More

Thank h2oworks2000
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The only advertisement or signage was a T-shirt in the window with its name when first we ventured off the McGill campus to look for it only to find it was closed. The next day, books on a table caught our attention & welcomed us...More

Thank 561RobertS561
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