Bookshops in Berlin

Cafe Tasso is great on many levels and excellent stock. I also enjoyed visiting the BuchKantine in Alt Moabit

This and That

(1) Mitte Kollwitzkiez Prenzlauer Berg.

There were several areas of Berlin we went to that struck me as places I’d love to live and this area would have to be top of the list.

The first bookshop we went to was St George’s English Bookshop.

Can’t recommend this place too highly. It has an excellent selection of stock, both new and secondhand with a special emphasis on local. This is the place to buy English translations of German books. I’m in the middle of one now: Going to the Dogs by Erich Kästner. It has nice seating and a really good feel to the place.

If only Geneva had such a place. We did have a specialist English bookshop, but most people here would rather support Amazon than a local bookshop. Thankfully Berlin doesn’t seem to have this disease.

Next we went to Shakespear & Sons. This has…

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By penwithlit

Freelance writer and radio presenter

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