2013 Award Winner: BEST Bookstore

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Harvard Book Store

Nominated for: BEST Bookstore

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA (617) 661-1515

Harvard Book Store is a unique and special place to shop—a locally owned, independently run Cambridge landmark since 1932. We are known for our extraordinary selection of new, used, and bargain books, a popular author event series, and a history of innovation—including local bike delivery and a book-making robot (capable of printing and binding any of millions of titles in minutes). Browse our shelves, book recommendations, and author calendar at harvard.com, and be sure to sign up for our weekly email newsletter for sales and event info!

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52 Tips from Voters

Richard B. on June 15, 2013

Been the best for over 40 years.

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Aaron W. on June 14, 2013

New AND used, buy AND sell... and a great selection of cards too.

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Elizabeth D. on July 23, 2013

BEST employees! Smart, helpful and friendly

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James P. on July 22, 2013

Wisdom,communication with customers, keeping track...

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Joseph O. on July 20, 2013

Best author events
Owner and staff truly love literature and serving their customers
This place in a true GEM!

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Cait D. on July 20, 2013

I love the abundance of local independent bookstores but 9 times out I ten I love this one best. And they have always surpassed expectations with service and special orders when I need a book I can't find anywhere

Trinity church has an excellent intelligentbchritian collection for the remaining one in ten times

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Taline V. on July 20, 2013

The staff actually reads books, recognizes them by author or some vague reference to subject. Excellent readings.

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Sarah H. on June 29, 2013

the best most relaxed, informal but stimulating new book promos.
always there, always open!

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Frank K. on June 29, 2013

best selection anywhere of bargain books

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Ruthjeka J. on June 29, 2013

harvard book store

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