25 English-language bookstores in Berlin

Edit March 2021: bookstores are open in Berlin despite the restrictions due to the pandemic.

Bookstores that carry:

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

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

Pequod Books

Neighborhood Neukölln
Description Second-hand English-language books (also in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Russian, etc) They buy second-hand English-language books.
Address Selchower Straße 33, 12049 Berlin
Metro Station U8 Boddinstraße
Phone number +49152 55 13 03 74
Opening hours Mon-Sat 13-19
Email address

Curious Fox

Neukölln
Brand new and second-hand English-language books. They also have books for kids.
Flughafenstraße 22, 12053 Berlin
U8 Boddinstraße
Mon 14-19 Tue-Fri 12-18 Sat 12-6
+49 30 52 66 47 91

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 (close to Kreuzberg)
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

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

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 10-20
+49 30 280 946 11

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

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 8-20

Buchhandlung lesen & lesen lassen

Friedrichshain
Wühlischstraße 30, 10245 Berlin
U Frankfurter Tor
Mon-Sat 10–19
+49 30 / 29 15 382

Prinz Eisenherz Buchladen

Schöneberg
Some English-language books.
Motzstraße 23, 10777 Berlin
U Nollendorfplatz
Mon–Sat 10–20
+49 30 313 99 36

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
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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