English-language bookstores - and magazine stores - in Berlin

Last edited in July 2022

Bookstores that carry:

  • Second-hand books: Pequod books, Curious Fox, The Berlin Book Nook, St George’s, Shakespeare and Sons, Another Country, Bibliotheca Culinaria;
  • Art books: Motto Berlin, Pro qm, Do you read me?, Buchhandlung Walther König, LangerBlomqvist, Bücherbogen.
  • Magazines: Pro qm, Do you read me?, Rosa Wolf, Zabriskie

Tip: you can also use control + f + [keyword] e.g. “second-hand,” art,” photography,” design” to navigate this web page.

Pequod Books

Neukölln
Pequod Books has an inventory of a few thousands second-hand books in English language; also a large selection of second-hand books in German language, and smaller inventories of second-hand books in French, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Russian, Hebrew and other languages. They buy second-hand English-language books.
Selchower Straße 33, 12049 Berlin
U8 Boddinstraße
+49152 55 13 03 74
Mon-Tuesday, Thurs-Fri 13-19 Sat limited hours

BuchHafen Berlin

Neukölln
German, Anglophone and Turkish literature, theory, philosophy, politics, social Sciences and humanities books.
Okerstraße 1, 12049 Berlin
U8 Leinestraße
Mon-Fri 11-19 Sat 12-18
+49 30 23948508

Berliner Buechertisch

Neukölln
Second-hand bookstore with some books in English.
Richardstraße 83, 12043 Berlin
U Karl-Marx Straße
Mon-Fri 14-17

The Berlin Book Nook

Neukölln
Fiction, non-fiction, history, cultural theory, philosophy, gardening, cookery; about 15,000 books. They buy second-hand books.
Pflügerstrasse 63, 12047 Berlin
U8 Schönleinstraße
Mon-Sat 12-18
+4915228802490

Curious Fox

Kreuzberg
Brand new and second-hand English-language books. They also have books for kids.
Lausitzer Platz 17, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg
Mon 14-19 Tue-Fri 11-19 Sat 11-6

She said

Neukölln
Kottbusser Damm 79, 10967 Berlin-Neukölln
Feminism, LGBT
Mon–Sat 10-19
+49 30 27 99 99 55

Motto Berlin

Kreuzberg
Art and artists’ publications and editions, magazines and books.
Skalitzer Straße 68, im Hinterhof, 10997 Berlin
U1 Schlesisches Tor
Mon-Sat 12-18
+49 (0)30 48816407

Zabriskie

Kreuzberg
Lots of magazines, a few books, specialised bookshop with a focus on sub/cultural and natural phenomena”
Reichenbergerstr 150, 10999 Berlin
U1 Schlesisches Tor
Mon — Thur 12 — 6 pm Fri — Sat 12 — 7 pm

Pro qm

Mitte
Design, art, pop, philosophy and architecture books and magazines.
Almstadtstraße 45, 10119 Berlin
U8 Rosa-Luxemburg Platz
Mon-Sat 11-20
+49 30 24728520

Hunt Hammer Stein

Mitte
Selection of English-language books.
Alte Schönhauser Straße 23/24, 10119 Berlin
U8 Rosa-Luxemburg Platz
Mon-Sat 11-18
+49 30 23 45 76 69

Ocelot - Just Another Bookstore

Mitte
Selection of English-language books.
Brunnenstraße 181, Berlin
U Rosenthaler Platz
Mon-Sat 10-20
+49 30 97894592

Do you read me?

Mitte
Art, architecture, design, fashion and photography magazines; a few English-language books.
Auguststraße 28, Berlin
U Rosenthaler Platz
Mon–Sat 11–18
+49 30 695 49 695

Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus

Mitte
Bookstore department with a two-storey English section.
Friedrichstraße 90, Berlin
U Unter den Linden
Mon-Fri 9-24 Sat 9-23.30

Buchhandlung Walther König

Mitte
Art history, architecture, photography, design and philosophy books in English and German languages.
Burgstraße 27, 10782 Berlin
S Hackescher Markt
Mon–Sat 12–20
+49 (0)221 20596-0

LangerBlomqvist

Mitte
Art books.
Reinhardtstraße 17, 10117 Berlin
U Oranienburger Tor
Mon-Sat 10-20h
+49 30 280 946 11

Bibliotheca Culinaria The cookbook store in Berlin-Mitte”

Mitte
Second hand cookbook-store offering more than 30 000 books on subject of cooking, kitchen, household and gastronomy. Most of the books are in German but you will find books in english, french, or other languages.
Zehdenicker Straße 16, 10119 Berlin
Thurs. and Fri. 2 pm - 7 pm, Saturday 12 pm - 6 pm, or by appointment
U8,M1, M12, Bus 142 Rosenthaler Platz
+49 30 47 37 75 70

Hamburger Bahnhof Library

Mitte
Library of the museum. Books about theory, art and more.

St George’s bookshop

Prenzlauer Berg
Philosophy, theory, fiction and German history books; more than 30,000 mostly second-hand books.
Wörther Straße 27, 10405 Berlin
Mon-Fri 11-20 Sat 11-19
U2 Senefelder Platz or S-Bahn Prenzlauerallee
+49 30 81 798 333

Love Story of Berlin

Prenzlauer Berg
Fiction, non-fiction, thrillers, cookbooks and books about Berlin.
Kastanienallee 88, 10435 Berlin
U Eberswalder Straße
Mon-Sat 10-19
+49 30 40500247

Rosa Wolf

Prenzlauer Berg
Magazines
Eberswalder Straße 33, 10437 Berlin
Tues - Sat 12 -18 Sun 12 - 16
+49 17645950821

Shakespeare and Sons

Friedrichshain
Selection of English-language books. They have a small selection of second-hand books.
Warschauer Straße 74 (Grünberger Straße), 10243 Berlin
U Frankfurter Tor
Everyday 8 am - 8 pm

Buchhandlung lesen & lesen lassen

Friedrichshain
Wühlischstraße 30, 10245 Berlin
U Frankfurter Tor
Mon-Sat 10 am — 7 pm
+49 30 / 29 15 382

Prinz Eisenherz Buchladen

Schöneberg
Some English-language books.
Motzstraße 23, 10777 Berlin
U Nollendorfplatz
Mon–Sat 10 am — 8 pm
+49 30 313 99 36

Books People Places

Schöneberg
On architecture and urbanism and more
Crellestr. 26, 10827 Berlin
Only by appointment
+49 17638863500

Another Country

Bergmannkiez
English-language second-hand bookshop. Another Country functions like a library, books can be returned minus a €1.50 charge.
Riemannstraße 7, 10961 Berlin
U7 Gneisenau
Mon 14-20 Tue-Fri 11-20 Sat 12-18

Berliner Buechertisch

Bergmannkiez (close to Kreuzberg)
Second-hand bookstore with some books in English.
Gneisenaustr. 7a, Berlin
U6 Mehringdamm
Mon-Sat 12-18
+49 30 37 44 39 33

Autorenbuchhandlung

Charlottenburg
Some English-language books.
Else-Ury-Bogen 599 - 601, 10623 Berlin
Mon-Sat 11-19
+49 30 313 01 51

Bücherbogen

Charlottenburg
Art, architecture, photography, fashion, design, film; one-third of the books are in English.
Stadtbahnbogen 593 (Savignyplatz), Berlin
Mon-Sat 11-19
+49 30 / 31 86 95 10

Marga Schoeller Bücherstube

Charlottenburg
Literature, theatre; german-language bookstore with an English-language section; first opened in 1929.
Knesebeckstraße 33, 10623 Berlin
+49 30 881 11 12
Mon-Wed 10-18 Thu-Fri 10-19 Sat 10-17

Hacker und Presting

Charlottenburg
Selection of English-language books
Leonhardtstraße 22, 14057 Berlin
Mon-Fri 09.30-18-30 Sat 09.30-15
+49 30 32 70 20 14

Literarische Buchhandlung Der Zauberberg

Fridenau
Some books in English.
Bundesallee 133, 12161 Berlin
Mon-Fri 10-19 Sat 10-14
U9 Bundesplatz / S 41,42,45 / U9 Friedrich-Wilhelm Platz
+49 30 56 73 90 91


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