A wonderful variety of books for all tastes. The staff are helpful and and the collection is quirky. They also have lovely cards and the sorts of things that appeal to westerners. It is a hidden gem, frequented by expats and tourists.
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Generally, you'll find selections at independent bookstores in Fort Kochi to be a class apart from other chain bookstores around the country. This population reads and loves literature, history and politics. I found a few hard-to-find things like a double volume women's anthology I had...More
A good number of Malayalam books of number of authors available, time pass for going through the titles and few Complete Books of certain authors are there too.
I see several positive reviews here of Kochi books. So my review is going to be a bit discordant. I'm a reader and book lover and tend to gravitate towards bookshops when I travel. These are usually happy hunting' grounds for me - where I...More
I had a full one hour conversation with the store manager, who was well read, interested in getting books from all parts of the country and found even the now dying South Asian magazine - Himal here. He suggested many Malayalam authors to me available...More
excellent and friendly small book store easily found, upstairs on Princess street in the heart of Fort Cochin/ Have been visiting it for years...for books and warm informative chats with Vimal the book-seller/ strongly recommend~~~~~
It's really a book paradise, lots of books, and some very rare collections were available, some books are more than 150years old, it's really a paradise for book lovers, many world era novels are well displayed,the condition of the books are really good, you can...More
I thought this place is a lot bigger than what it actually is: a small book store carrying some limited number of books. Not sure how people can take pic of books here, as I was prohibited to do so by bookkeepers when I was...More