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Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
+1 617-566-6660
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Brookline Massachusetts is wonderful. I studied Drawing with an artist here. My Mother would drive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa S
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New York City, New York
via mobile
It's a pleasure....

The Booksmith is one of few independent bookstores remaining in the Boston area. It has every... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nancy2005
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 22:00
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279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brookline Massachusetts is wonderful. I studied Drawing with an artist here. My Mother would drive me, after school. I love Bookstore's ,but few Independent ones can afford to stay in business. They are a dying breed. They are run by people who love books. I...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Booksmith is one of few independent bookstores remaining in the Boston area. It has every title we are looking for--or will secure it quickly if need be. Good service, great browsing, and nice people. We must all support them if we want them to...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 13 May 2017

One of the best bookstores I've ever been to. I lived in Boston for two years and this was the place I went whenever I needed a book, notebook, or just a lift in my day. The entire basement is used books that are reasonably...More

Thank Marcedes B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

It is very special place. Books and art crafts and local souvenir all in one place. Highly recommended for buying birthday gifts or local souvenirs.

Thank Amon182
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Has a good selection of books on sale and an entire lower floor dedicated to used books. I enjoyed browsing with my friend and even bought a few books on sale for myself and others. It has a really great selection of cool greeting cards...More

Thank sn1r
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Dream a perfect picture of a your desired book store- and there it is. There isn't a single week that we are not buying there (as a family). The atmosphere, the sellers who always go the extra mile, the interest, the daily lectures, the location....More

Thank MisoSoupp
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I could spend all day here! The bargain section is AMAZING! So many intriguing titles for a great price. Every genre is represented. There are also specialty items like journals, magnets, t-shirts, and more!

Thank afoley84
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Amazon may be great for ordering light bulbs, vitamins, and pet care products, but when you're looking for a good read, nothing beats going to a great, independent bookstore and just indulging in a few minutes/hours of browsing and the Brookline Booksmith more than fills...More

Thank 361jill
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Thank goodness for this bookstore. It has a fabulous selection filled with great stacks, easy to find your interests, and wonderful energy always filled with people who love books. I have been coming here for 30 years.

Thank Shuggiplum
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Friendly staff, wide range of author visits and a nice selection of gifts (bags, textiles, cards, etc). What I'd love to see: a cafe.

Thank Elana E
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