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Harvard Book Store

4 star rating 12 Reviews

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1256 Massachusetts AveCambridge, MA 02138


  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA -  BeantownGal

    Reviews: 60

    BeantownGal (60 reviews)

    This place is totally lousy. Just cause it says Harvard on it doesn't make it good. The staff are bratty and snooty; their selection is completely average and their stuff is overpriced. Boo.

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Christina M.

    Christina M.

    an indie favorite
    Christina M. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Besides being a Cambridge landmark, The Harvard Book Store offers a great selection and helpful service with the satisfaction of supporting a local, i...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Jack  L.

    Jack L.

    Harvard Bookstore
    Jack L. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Harvard Bookstore boasts the biggest shopping window of its kind in Harvard Square. You get more than the latest titles here. their speaker seriese...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Alison P.

    Alison P.

    Best Used Books Ever
    Alison P. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Sure, the upstairs is an excellent indie bookstore with a carefully chosen selection, extensive remainders, academic books and art books. But the bas...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Erica R.

    Erica R.

    Harvard Book Store
    Erica R. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Harvard Book Store is just one of the many bookstores in Harvard Square that are a must if you love books. Down the street the "heart" of the Square, ...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Lisa P.

    Lisa P.

    One of Harvard Square's Famous Book Stores!
    Lisa P. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Harvard Square is famous for its academics (of course) and along with that, it is also famous for the ability one has when in Harvard Square to stroll...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Luke L.

    Luke L.

    good place for discounts on books
    Luke L. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    At Harvard Bookj Store, you can always find a good deal.The books outside on the table or just inside near the window, are at awesome discounts. E...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Michael S.

    Michael S.

    Great place -- a true independent
    Michael S. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    A wonderful independent bookstore. Wonderful used section downstairs, although the used prices have been creeping up over the years. One of the best...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Mary L.

    Mary L.

    Mary L. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    The service at this local bookselling landmark is excellent, the atmosphere inviting and the stock wide-ranging and full of unexpected and obscure tre...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Amy B.

    Amy B.

    One of the best
    Amy B. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Harvard Bookstore is one of the best independent bookstores in Harvard Square. There are a few big rooms with a wide variety of books. You can find ne...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Susan n.

    Susan n.

    Susan n. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Great for shopping for used books if you know you don't care and want to save some moolah. The staff are cooperative in helping find books you are loo...

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  • Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA - Gordon S.

    Gordon S.

    Harvard Square's Remaining Great Bookstore
    Gordon S. (Posted to Judysbook.com)

    Now that Wordsworth is no longer with us (sniff, sniff), Harvard Book Store is my favorite in the Square.. And in some ways, to be fair, it was always...

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