Where To Buy Books in Taipei

“These are the places I like to buy new, and used books in Taipei.

Mollie Used Books 茉莉二手書店 Gongguan store 中正區羅斯福路四段40巷2號 Shida store 大安區和平東路一段222號

  • Smaller selection of English books, but higher quality titles
  • Books generally ’newer’ and in better condition than books at WHOSE Books
  • 15% off sticker price for members
  • Very nice price stickers that peel-off without leaving residue!

WHOSE Books 胡思二手書 Gongguan store 中正區羅斯福路三段308-1號 Shilin store 士林區中正路235巷44號

  • Tend to find older books here.
  • Prices slightly cheaper than Mollie’s
  • Terrible price stickers that are very, very difficult to take off!

台灣e店 106台北市新生南路三段76巷6號1樓 (02)23625799 open 10:30-21:00 everyday

  • Specializes in books about Taiwan.
  • They have books written in aboriginal languages.
  • Not large selection of English books and you have to hunt for them
  • Have t-shirts, post cards, and other cool stuff too
  • Some books from SMC Publishing for sale here

SMC Publishing Inc. 南天書局 羅斯福路三段283巷14弄14號1樓 open weekdays 08:00-18:00

  • Can buy books on their website!
  • Never been yet because they only open on weekdays :(

  • New English books way over priced at ESLITE and most bookshops in Taiwan so I buy from BookDepository
  • Free shipping!
  • Prices in TWD on the website.
  • Slow shipping (3-4 weeks)

BookXcess Online

  • Started Big Bad Wolf Books sale
  • Based in Malaysia
  • Cheap shipping to Taiwan
  • Book prices $150-200 NT + shipping
  • Haven’t used yet!

#books #BookStores #BuyingBooks #tips #TaiwanReaders”,

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