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Pittsburgh Bookstores

  • BookWeb: Booksellers in Pittsburgh
    Listings from the American Booksellers Association. Check also the neighboring towns.
  • Awesome Books
    Locations in the Strip District and in Garfield.
  • Barnes and Noble
    This is the national site. You can search for stores by zip code and they will give you addresses, hours, map, and events. Stores are in Cranberry, Greensburg, Monroeville, Settlers Ridge, South Hills Village, Waterfront and Waterworks.
  • The Big Idea Cooperative Bookstore & Café
    A cooperative radical new and used bookstore in Bloomfield that provides literature that is multicultural, women-positive, queer-positive, class-conscious, anti-militaristic and that promotes a sustainable world and community.
  • Chatham University Bookstore
    The Bookstore is located toward the southern end of campus, next to the Post Office and near Mellon Center. It is run by Follett College Stores.
  • Caliban Bookshop
    A used book store on South Craig Street in Oakland that specializes in Literary First Editions, Fine Arts, Poetry, Exploration & Travel, Americana, Philosophy, General Scholarly, Fine Press, and Leatherbound Editions
  • Carnegie Mellon University Bookstore
    Offers special orders, textbooks, CMU memorabilia.
  • Copacetic Comics Company
    Located on Polish Hill, it sells, books, DVDs and CDs.
  • East End Book Exchange (EEBX)
    A Strip-District pop-up used bookstore that has taken up residence in Bloomfield. They sell used and rare books and accept books for donation or store credit.
  • Half Price Books
    A chain that sells remainder books with stores in Pittsburgh, Monroeville and Bethel Park. They will also buy your books.
  • Mystery Lovers Bookshop
    An Oakmont store selling paperback and hardback mysteries of all kinds.
  • Penguin Bookshop
    The Penguin Bookshop is an independent local bookstore operating in the heart of Sewickley for almost 80 years.
  • Pinskers Bookstore (1-800-JUDAISM)
    Offers the widest and most informed selection of Jewish interest Books on the internet. Located on Murray Avenue, Squirrel Hill.
  • Pittsburgh Used Book Sales and Stores
    Margie Spenser has been compiling and disseminating a guide to Used Book Sales and Stores in and around Allegheny County since early 2001 and put it online in 2005. Included are sales at libraries.
  • Townsend Booksellers
    Located off of South Craig Street in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Townsend's is going out of business.
  • University of Pittsburgh Book Center
    Almost 90,000 general reading titles and over 18,000 classroom textbooks, as well as the largest calendar collection in the US.