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Find Great Reads at These Bookstores Around Cambridge

Find Great Reads at These Bookstores Around Cambridge

If you are looking for something new to read, several local bookstores have you covered. They offer everything from the classics to today's latest bestsellers. The bookstores near our Cambridge apartments include:

Porter Square Books

At Porter Square Books, you can spend hours exploring the aisles. The team loves chatting about all things books. They enjoy offering suggestions and helping readers discover new favorite authors. Staff picks include Adelaide, The Herd, and The Fraud Squad. After finding some books, grab a sweet treat and a cup of coffee from the shop's Cafe Zing (Cambridge location). It features goodies from local bakeries along with specialty items like Vietnamese soft rolls.

Raven Used Books

Raven Used Books offers an array of genres. Owner John Petrovato has been a bookseller for more than 20 years. He has many loyal customers, and with an ever-changing selection, there is always some fun to discover. Subjects include drama, ancient studies, and anthropology. If you have unwanted books, check out the shop's guidelines for purchasing. The buyers accept nonfiction and classic and contemporary authors such as Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, and Margaret Atwood.

Brattle Book Shop

Founded in 1825, the Brattle Book Shop is one of the country's oldest bookstores. It features two floors of general reads and a third floor full of rare and antiquarian books. You will also find an outside sale lot. The selection also boasts prints, postcards, and more. There is something for everyone, and with so many offerings, you will want to allow plenty of time to explore. The shop is open Monday through Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

After shopping for some new reads, meet friends for dinner on a rooftop patio. Finally, to call Tempo Cambridge home, please contact our leasing team. They'll schedule a tour where you can see everything our apartments in Cambridge have to offer.

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