Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
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Customer Reviews (26 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 17, 2008
Everything about this place is classic. While the prices are standard for new books, and little discount is offered, the consumer can rest assured that their hard earned dollars are supporting a business that... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 09, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>It's hard to pick a favorite aspect of this popular bookstore. For some it's the renowned reading series that packs heavyweight authors into the subterranean reading room or the nearby... (more)

Mollie H.

on Judys Book Jul 09, 2006
I recently went to this bookstore for an author signing event (Chuck Palahniuk, my hero!), and spent over an hour just taking in the wonderful atmosphere of this store. This is definitely a place for book lovers, and... (more)

Jessica S.

on Judys Book Jul 03, 2006
I started shopping at Brookline Booksmith while attending college in Boston. I head back there these days when I'm in the Boston area. There is a noticeable difference between the two large chains (you know which... (more)

Alison P.

on Judys Book May 13, 2006
Brookline Booksmith is a pleasure to poke into: laid out in an inviting fashion, always tables of discounted remainders (ones you really might want, not just rejects) up front, friendly staff and random fun... (more)

Annabella G.

on Judys Book Mar 19, 2006
One of the best things about Booksmith is looking out for the little shelf cards advertising their staff selections. The staff are avid readers, so it's fun to read their comments and recommendations. The store is... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 09, 2005
Went to Brookline Booksmith because i heard that it was a great shop. While I did find it pretty good, I found it not to live up to its reputation. There are other amazing indepedent shops - like harvard bookshop in... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Oct 31, 2005
Good local bookstore! The staff these is very knowledgable and very helpful. The selection is not that all great and the prices are not really discounted. The store has most of the newer titles and popular books.... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Oct 24, 2005
this place has great books. No matter what you are targeting, Brookline Booksmith has the right book for you! it has academic books as well as leisure books. Although the bookstore is not too too big, it has enough... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Oct 24, 2005
They are just really unique, and they are really nice (they also let you bring pets in the store, in fact they encourage it). This is definitely a great place to go pick out a book and read for a while. While the prices... (more)
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The Brookline Booksmith: beautiful store; unique selection of books, and can't-miss... (more)
twotoo13, May 06, 2011

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