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Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
+1 617-566-6660
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It's a pleasure....

The Booksmith is one of few independent bookstores remaining in the Boston area. It has every... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brookline, Massachusetts
Awesome Bookstore

One of the best bookstores I've ever been to. I lived in Boston for two years and this was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
+1 617-566-6660
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Booksmith is one of few independent bookstores remaining in the Boston area. It has every title we are looking for--or will secure it quickly if need be. Good service, great browsing, and nice people. We must all support them if we want them to...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best bookstores I've ever been to. I lived in Boston for two years and this was the place I went whenever I needed a book, notebook, or just a lift in my day. The entire basement is used books that are reasonably...More

Thank Marcedes B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is very special place. Books and art crafts and local souvenir all in one place. Highly recommended for buying birthday gifts or local souvenirs.

Thank Amon182
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Has a good selection of books on sale and an entire lower floor dedicated to used books. I enjoyed browsing with my friend and even bought a few books on sale for myself and others. It has a really great selection of cool greeting cards...More

Thank irs0phia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Dream a perfect picture of a your desired book store- and there it is. There isn't a single week that we are not buying there (as a family). The atmosphere, the sellers who always go the extra mile, the interest, the daily lectures, the location....More

Thank MisoSoupp
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I could spend all day here! The bargain section is AMAZING! So many intriguing titles for a great price. Every genre is represented. There are also specialty items like journals, magnets, t-shirts, and more!

Thank afoley84
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Amazon may be great for ordering light bulbs, vitamins, and pet care products, but when you're looking for a good read, nothing beats going to a great, independent bookstore and just indulging in a few minutes/hours of browsing and the Brookline Booksmith more than fills...More

Thank 361jill
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Thank goodness for this bookstore. It has a fabulous selection filled with great stacks, easy to find your interests, and wonderful energy always filled with people who love books. I have been coming here for 30 years.

Thank Shuggiplum
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Friendly staff, wide range of author visits and a nice selection of gifts (bags, textiles, cards, etc). What I'd love to see: a cafe.

Thank Elana E
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A wonderful place to go to browse or buy. I actually buy my books here whenever possible since I get a discount with my college I.d. card, but they accept your pbs/npr card, and teacher's I.d. card. They special ordered for me a book for...More

Thank Ted C
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