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Harvard Book Store, Cambridge

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Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
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  • Walking around Harvard Square we happened upon this bookstore and my son saw a book he wanted in the window. And then my wife went in to 'buy it for him'. And then my daughter went in. About ten minut...  read more »
  • I honestly don't know how long I was here...thirty minutes, an hour and thirty minutes, because it's absolutely magical. They have new and used books, many rooms, and book ladders!! I'd 100% recommend...  read more »
  • The variety of books, different types and prices is magnificent. It is a must stop if you're a lover of books and go with time because you can easily spend hours there. The atmosphere is nice and gives to get lost in the choice of works and reading materials that has!
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  • This is a great, small bookshop. Knowledgable staff. The used book basement is great to browse through but it definitely has a dark, actual old basement feel to it. Upstairs, their children's selection isn't as diverse as some other area stores, and it would be awesome if they had the space for some chairs to sit at but obviously real estate is at a prime in the square.
  • Great selection and great service,I was offered a free shipment for the books hat I bought, the people running the place are really helpful, the only downside is that without assistance you may not find some books at all due to the right angles and closed spaces of some books, also some places like the Military History section had a taint smell of urine, there are some cats roaming about, other than that the place is wonderful and I plan on going back
  • Great selection of new and used books, with staff that are excited about their jobs. If they don't have something in stock, they're happy to order it for you, and typically know exactly the book you're talking about, even if you can only muster up a vague description.
  • I love this bookstore. Staff are knowledgeable, helpful and clearly love books. I've never had trouble finding anything or ordering something obscure
  • Harvard bookstore is my favorite bookstore. It's got a great selection, helpful staff, they'll order something if they don't have it, they put together their own collections of short stories and essays for their book printing machine, and have a great used section downstairs. You couldn't ask for anything more.
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