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A must for every bookworm.

This place have a lot of books with English language. You can find books with foreign language... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Quaint little book shop

What an adorable place! Super friendly and helpful staff, they knew exactly where to find what we... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
Montreal, Canada
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34/3 Ratchamanka Road Tampon Prasing, Amphur Muang Chiangmai, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

Run by a "Mad Irishman" who I just adored and could have spent much more time with listening to his anecdotes, this shop is a wonderland of all types of preloved books (some new) from fiction to medical texts. You name it, you will probably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Chiang Mai has some excellent used book shops, and I think this is the best one. I can't stay out and I keep finding books I want to read there.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

This place have a lot of books with English language. You can find books with foreign language upstairs. Here you can find a lot of different genres, interesting things. The prices are OK.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Undoubtly recommendable provider. Great collection, lovely prices. Hard working and sensible staff. Forget amazon when in Chiang Mai

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Reasonable prices for the quality of the books. The selection was fantastic, with every possible genre you can list. Some French and German books also, but mostly English. However, a review to the Lost Book Shop is not complete without a mentioning the owner and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place, they have hundreds of books organized by genre and topic and their upstairs includes a huge “foreign” language section with many books in German, French, Swedish... prices vary but on used books seemed very reasonable, they had bargain bins as well...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank harlier2017
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best bookstore I’ve ever been to anywhere. Definitely in Asia. It is somewhat focused on travel, which is good as that’s what I like to read. However, they have a lot of everything. Had to force myself to leave with only...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

What an adorable place! Super friendly and helpful staff, they knew exactly where to find what we wanted, which was really impressive in such a large collection of books! Bought a couple in preparation for days lounging on the beach. Fair prices and a great...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Lots of fun to go to this bookshop and browse! Owner is Irish, has personality and sure knows his books. I was interested in books on condensed history of Thailand and a book on travel memoirs in Asia, and he helped me find both. Also,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Monique C
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to the helpfull staff at The Lost Book Shop my free time was filled with a couple of recommended biographies I will return in due course.Keith Richard will be back on the shelf in due course along with Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential. Many thanks...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from harlier2017 | Reviewed this property |
I know they will buy back any books you have bought from them for half the price you paid, not sure about outside books. But they had a large fiction section.