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  • Shanghai Foreign Language Book Store (Fuzhou Lu)

    • Address
      390 Fuzhou Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
      福州路390号, 近山西南路
    • Phone
      2320 4994

    The no-nonsense Foreign Language Book Store is the closest thing you'll find to whatever mega bookstore you know from your home country. The entire building is dedicated to English-language books, so they've got everything from business texts, classics, romance... Read more

  • Duoyun Bookstore (Shanghai Tower)

    • Address
      52/F, 501 Yincheng Zhong Lu, near Huayuan Shiqiao Lu
      银城中路501号52楼, 近花园石桥路
    • Phone
      157 2155 6283

    Located 239 meters in the air in the Shanghai Tower, with over 2,200 sqm of book heaven space, Duoyun Bookstore is the tallest bookstore in Shanghai. Read more

  • Garden Books (Changle Lu)

    • Address
      325 Changle Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu
      长乐路325号, 近陕西南路
    • Phone
      5404 8728

    Garden Books offers the widest selection of English-language books and literature in Shanghai. You will also find a large selection of American magazine, tour books, language aids, coffee and ice cream in the cafe. If you're looking for something they don't have in... Read more

  • Muji (Flagship Store)

    • Address
      755 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu
      淮海中路755号, 近瑞金路
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  • Disney Store (Pudong)

    • Address
      180 Fenghe Lu, near Lujiazui Xi Lu
      丰和路180号, 近陆家嘴西路
    • Phone
      6333 3660

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  • Shanghai Book City (Fuzhou Lu)

    • Address
      465 Fuzhou Lu, near Fujian Zhong Lu
      福州路465号, 近福建中路
    • Phone
      6391 4848

    Seven floors of print, that's what this place is. Arguably Shanghai's biggest bookstore with mostly Chinese titles, its got a decent selection of English-language books and an entire floor dedicated solely to foreign language study aids. Their children's sections a... Read more

  • Pearl Art Museum

    • Address
      8/F, Aegean Place, 1588 Wuzhong Lu, near Baizhang Lu
      吴中路1588号8楼, 近白樟路
    • Phone

    Self-taught architect Tadao Ando’s 2017 project in Shanghai, it’s on the eighth floor of a gigantic shopping mall built above Line 10. “Egg” and “light” are two inspirations Ando applied to the whole project. It is kind of like a trapezoidal space with an elliptic... Read more

  • Shanghai Book Traders Used Books

    • Address
      36 Shanxi Lu, near Fuzhou Lu
      山西路36号, 近福州路
    • Phone
      6360 7713

    Two blocks away from the mega bookstores sits this small shop that buys and resells old books at excellent prices. It looks pretty rundown from the outside, and the people running the place can be pretty curt with you, but don't let all that deter you from its value.... Read more

  • The Mix Place

    • Address
      880 Hengshan Lu, near Tianping Lu
      衡山路880号, 近天平路
    • Phone
      5424 5722

    Four separate buildings, each with different specialties. Two buildings are dedicated to men and women's apparel, the third has several foreign fashion brands, and the last one sells books and magazines and has a coffee shop. Prices are expensive, even for the books... Read more

  • Xinhua Bookstore (Pearl Art Museum)

    • Address
      7/F, 1588 Wuzhong Lu, near Baizhang Lu
      吴中路1588号7楼, 近白樟路
    • Phone

    Probably the nicest-looking outlet for the Xinhua chain of state-owned bookstores, this one's attached to the Pearl Art Museum out in Minhang. Its English language selection is comparatively tiny, there's a wide range Chinese literature covering the classics,... Read more

  • Sinan Books

    • Address
      517 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu
      复兴中路517号, 近思南路
    • Phone
      139 1749 7850

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  • Arbre du Voyageur

    • Address
      4/F, 155 Wuyi Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
      武夷路155号4楼, 近延安西路
    • Phone
      6225 5723

    This book club has a large selection of French books. Fit for children of all ages and interests, books in this collection cover travel, food, practical guides, juvenile fiction as well as classic French literature. 30rmb membership card enables you to purchase and... Read more

  • Modern Eye Art & Photography Bookspace

    • Address
      Bldg 1, 10 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Chongqing Nan Lu
      建国中路10号1号楼 , 近重庆南路
    • Phone
      6070 7172

    During the week, this installation-space-slash-bookshop specializing in photography and art books is actually part of the Modern Media Group office. During the weekends, it's open to the public for people over 15 years old... except you have to reserve via their... Read more

  • Boocup (Jing'an)

    • Address
      B2/F, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu
      南京西路1515号B2楼, 近铜仁路
    • Phone
      5292 5214

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  • Guang Hai Bookstore

    • Address
      No.1 Department Store, 8/F, 830 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Xizang Zhong Lu
      南京东路830号第一百货8楼, 近西藏中路
    • Phone
      6330 7552

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  • motherswork

    • Address
      Kerry Centre Jing'An, N4-02, North Area, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
      南京西路1515号北区N4-02, 近常德路
    • Phone
      6025 0577

    Retail store selling everything required for the different stages of parenthood. from Strollers, bottles, beds, toys, books, clothes, car seats, high chairs, etc. Read more

  • L's Book Café & Wine

    • Address
      195 Changde Lu, near Yuyuan Lu
      常德路195号, 近豫园路
    • Phone
      6249 9006

    Located at Changde Mansion, the historical site and former residence of Eileen Chang, who wrote many famous novels like “Red Rose and White Rose”, “Lust, Caution”, and “Love in a Fallen City”. A cozy spot for coffee while reading a book, studying, or... Read more

  • Old China Hand Style

    • Address
      374 Shaanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
      陕西南路374号, 近复兴中路
    • Phone
      6440 3272

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  • Harbook+

    • Address
      3/F, 1601 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
      南京西路1601号3楼, 近常德路
    • Phone
      3253 6200

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  • Writers' Bookstore

    • Address
      677 Julu Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu
      巨鹿路677号, 近陕西南路
    • Phone

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