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Address: 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone Number: (510) 849-2087
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Impressive selection and wonderful atmosphere

I loved the second-hand section in particular. I found this place to be wonderful because it's reasonably priced, modest and has a wonderful, cosy feel. I picked up a copy of The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the second-hand section in particular. I found this place to be wonderful because it's reasonably priced, modest and has a wonderful, cosy feel. I picked up a copy of The Shock Doctrine, because their politics selection is WONDERFUL! Calling all bookworms to Moe's!

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Thank jfoxe
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Great place to browse for old, used books. They also have new books. A good place to look for "Lonely Planet" books.

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Thank Sally B
California
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We've been coming here since we were Cal undergrads in the late 60s. It hasn't changed much other than, sadly, Moe's passing in 1997. Moe's remains our most favorite independent bookseller in the country. Moe's got even better when it began selling new and used sheet music. We've spent hundreds of hours and hundreds of dollars going through the used... More 

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Alturas, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Moe's Books, an independent bookstore on Berkeley's historic Telegraph Avenue, has been serving book lovers since 1959. It has an extensive inventory of books, both new and used. This is definitely the proverbial clean, well-lighted place for books. It also happens to be extremely well-organized. In addition to books, there are journals, postcards, calendars and other items for sale, and... More 

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Thank Kathleen F
Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Moe's is the best bookstore in CA. It is a particular favorite for Greek and Roman classics. But they also have everything else.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I visit Moe's every time I'm in Berkeley and I always find something new. It's very well organized, well-stocked, and peaceful. Check out the rare book collection on the top floor! Reasonable prices, especially for used books. I got a bunch of gently used maps for about $3 each.

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Thank Andrea A
Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Moe's is a very good "book" store. We have gone to Moe's for years. Its on Telegraph avenue and has four floors of books. It is well organized. It also has rare books. There are often book sales. Customer service is very good. The book store has been in Berkeley since 1959.

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Thank mini
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Left my ebook device at home and got stuck looking for the author I wanted in 3 book stores. Should have started at Moe's, they have everything. Nice aesthetic, too, and I like their free poetry broadsheets.

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Well worth visiting when one is in Berkeley. On several floors. It's rare for me to come out without buying something. There is a good selection of foreign language books, I think on the top floor.

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Gates Mills, OH
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a nice, clean bookstore with four huge floors of used books. It has a well-organized eclectic selection of both fiction and non-fiction works. The staff is very helpful.

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