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“Expensive, but fun”
Review of Harvard Book Store

Harvard Book Store
Ranked #2 of 33 Shopping in Cambridge
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Reviewed October 31, 2011

Yes, it's overpriced. But there's also a bit of magic there. :)

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Reviewed August 27, 2011

You'll find this bookstore right opposite one of the entrances to Harvard university, not too far from Harvard tube station. Even from the outside it looks like a fun bookstore, quite rustic and old fashioned rather than modern and lacking character. Through the windows you can see piles of all sorts of books, which is very intriguing!
What was particularly impressive was the selection of pre-owned books downstairs. There were thousands of well priced books most of them in great condition and many of them current fiction bestsellers. If you are in the area and like books then I'd definitely recommend a visit here.

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Reviewed July 19, 2006

The Harvard Book Store is the best book store in Cambridge, and probably in eastern Massachusetts. It's not part of any chain. It has a big selection, and a great used/paperback section in the basement. Despite its name it's not the official textbook store of Harvard University (though they make an effort to carry literature for current classes).

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Reviewed February 4, 2017
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