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Librairie Book Shop, New Orleans

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My Top Choice of the NOLA Bookshops

Of all the used and antiquarian bookshops in NOLA, I liked this one best for book-hunting; thought... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
New York City, New York
Great little old school bookshop

Everything a quirky little bookshop should be. Eclectic and interesting selection with a proprietor... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Shaun G
Key West, Florida, United States
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17 Jul 2018
“My Top Choice of the NOLA Bookshops”
14 Jan 2017
“Great little old school bookshop”
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823 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3206
French Quarter
+1 504-525-4837
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Of all the used and antiquarian bookshops in NOLA, I liked this one best for book-hunting; thought it had more books in good, clean condition than some of the others, and offered said books at very reasonable and fair prices. I felt very comfortable browsing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Everything a quirky little bookshop should be. Eclectic and interesting selection with a proprietor that could have been straight out of central casting. Put down your kindle, get some ink on your fingers and support this local business and your brain. Plus you'll get hit...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stop at this book shop every visit we make to New Orleans. It has a variety of used books. The lady who works there is very friendly & nice.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank tmde
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I love this bookstore. It would be easy to spend an entire afternoon here among the shelves of used hardbacks, as well as a New Orleans-centric collection of new books. I found something I had been looking for. The lady at the counter was friendly....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

This is a small store- well smallish. A very nice person was working there and a sweet cat, always a plus for a bookstore. New Orleans does not seem to embrace books - it least not in the tourist areas- so if you need a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank heatherj189
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I always enjoy visiting local book stores when I travel. I like to pick up local history, books written by local writers and always like to talk to the owners. This shop did not disappoint, I was able to pick up two new books one...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Gator58
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a small used books store. There are a lot of paper backs and some hard covers. We enjoyed looking through the selection of books & purchased a couple of books. The next time we're in New Orleans, we will be going back to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank tmde
Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

Faulkeners was closed so popped in here. Very authentic bookshop with a friendly proprietor giving sound advice, especially on local authors. Happy to recommend.

1  Thank Rampikino
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I love books, so I always seek out used bookstores when I travel. The variety at this bookstore was good & I bought a couple of books (of course). The shopkeeper was very helpful. I would definitely come back to this bookstore the next time...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Susan W
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Close to hotel, not a HUGE selection but a little of everything and priced just right. Always love the folks behind the desk as well

Date of experience: December 2013
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