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Burke's Book Store

936 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5605
+1 901-278-7484
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Average Used Book Store

I almost always visit used book stores wherever I go in hopes that I can find something really... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Jason S
A true literary gem of Tennessee

This is an important stop for any avid reader and collector: I read and collect a variety of books... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
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24 Jun 2017
“A true literary gem of Tennessee”
15 Mar 2017
“Interesting, ecclectic place”
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936 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5605
+1 901-278-7484
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I almost always visit used book stores wherever I go in hopes that I can find something really unique, and I thought this book store was just overall OK. They definitely have some unique items, but I suppose it didn't quite have the feel I...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is an important stop for any avid reader and collector: I read and collect a variety of books. Some of the books are being sold on a consignment basis by individuals. Others are stocked including local author John Grisham's signed novels. Excellent selection of...More

1  Thank T V
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I didn't specifically visit to buy a book - I simply went because many reviews said to go. The age of the store is obvious, with unique use of old book shelves, and displays of old typewriters placed at the end of the book shelves,...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter while we were in town visiting. It is truly a great bookstore with some really classic titles. Will definitely be stop every time in Memphis.

Thank Frodogg1
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I always look out for independent bookstores when we are travelling. This is a lovely neighbourhood book store and the owner spent time with me to find some great suggestions. It is always nice to chat to fellow book lovers and to get their recommendations...More

1  Thank LAW64
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This bookstore is not huge but it is so special! Very friendly helpful staff and books are arranged very well. They also have a local selection area. This is a must visit every time we come to Memphis.

Thank ritarealtor
Reviewed 14 June 2015

This bookstore has a good variety and selection of books. Even those in our group who aren't big readers enjoyed it. The gentleman and young lady working were friendly and we had a great chat. If you love reading but don't love the chain bookstore...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

I work near Burkes Books and always pop over to find a good read on slow days. Staff is super friendly and remembers my favorite author. Books are cheap and very organized.

1  Thank Bethany R
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Great selection of new and used books- lots of local/regional titles and unique finds. Helpful staff who will order just about any book for you. I'm a bookstore connoisseur and this was a fantastic place. Plus there are lots of comfy chairs!

Thank Jocelyn H
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Amid the interesting architecture and bounty of shops in the Cooper-Young Historic District, this gem of a book store sits and offers a few first editions as well as both new and used books. We walked out with a sack full! I don't know if...More

1  Thank NorthCarolinaDiva
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