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Book Soup

8818 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2125
+1 310-659-3110
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What a beautiful book signing with Brian May at Book Soup

I decided on a quick one night stay in LA. I flew from Nashville basically to attend the book... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara R
Nashville, Tennessee
just like it used to be but better

really high end well stocked bookshop like you might of seen in yesteryear incredible to browse and... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
DAvid B
Los Angeles
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Browsing is encouraged at Book Soup, the city's leading funky, fully-stocked bookstore.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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8818 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2125
+1 310-659-3110

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided on a quick one night stay in LA. I flew from Nashville basically to attend the book signing of Brian May, famed Queen member and guitarist. I had airmails, and I wanted it for me, and even more so for my brother, a...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

really high end well stocked bookshop like you might of seen in yesteryear incredible to browse and good people watching. They have everything and you can spend a nice hour or more here very relaxing and better than always being online

Thank DAvid B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Such a great array of books here. I was able to find books from social justice to YA fiction to career oriented pieces.

Thank Raven C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Plan to linger, the store is a warren of wonders, with an incredibly bright, friendly and opinionated staff. Lots of cards and curiosities as well as book, and many signed copies.

Thank zadkine
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Only regret is that we couldnt spend more time there. Such a hidden gem. Huge range and friendly staff. Allow an hour minimum.

Thank LizBarter10
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Little crowded but that is the essence of bookshops. There are recommendations by staff and signed copies of some. Varied subjects and included some very high end ones too. If you like books, a must go.

Thank Sunspotter2016
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Very close to my hotel and heard that it was a good place to visit , a good selection of books and magazines from all genres . Picked up a book on the fashion industry and was specifically looking got a great biography or autobiography...More

Thank shalom7
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great, terrific independent bookstore. Jam packed with great interesting books. Very small, but really on par with Powell's for character. Kind of odd location/access parking is in rear. Don't miss this one if you love books.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I confess that I grew up with Duttons in Brentwood and expect all LA bookstores to live up to that standard. Book Soup comes soooo close. I stop here whenever I come to town. The selection is great and there are always interesting recommendations. I...More

1  Thank JOdintz
Reviewed 19 August 2016

If you have a certain book in mind you could call ahead and they will put it aside for you. If you have some time to wander around you will want to spend the day. Everything is so carefully selected that "collection" says it best....More

Thank divagreta2016
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