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Diane's Books

8A Grigg St., Greenwich, CT
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Greenwich
Type: Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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English first
Kemah, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Excellent selection of children's and adult books. The staff is especially helpful with age appropriate books for the young ones.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Diane's is a throwback to the days when we shopped in our neighborhoods for basic staples such as food, books, hardware, stationery, clothing, and developed relationships with the owners of these shops. It is now a rarity to find such proprietorships where you can walk in the door and engage in a conversation about the last item purchased, where your... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Diane's Books is the best. You want advice about the best read, the best children's books, just ask the knowledgeable people who work there! A favorite destination of everyone who lives in Greenwich. Great gift ideas, too. Oh, did I mention that they wrap? I love Diane's Books!

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Very well stocked old-fashioned local bookseller. Helpful and knowledgeable service.No need to shop elsewhere.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The staff are avid readers and can usually give helpful advise about book choices. Their shelves are packed and if they don't have what you want they can find you something to fill in while you wait a day for the book to be delivered to the store. Altogether a good experience - and a treat to have an independent... More

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Boston, MA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

My family and I have been going to Diane's (yes, this really is independently owned by a real person named Diane) for more than twenty years. She and her wonderful staff have shaped, nurtured, and supplied our extremely diverse reading tastes and needs (three generations from pre-teen to near ninety with interests ranging from history to poetry to mysteries to... More

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