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Sunday, January 16, 2022

SUNDAY REVIEW / THREE CLASSIC BOOKSTORES IN STOCKHOLM & ONE GREAT LIBRARY


1. ANTIKVARIAT AUGUST
 

Where: Drottninggatan 85, 111 60--Located on Drottninggatan, a pedestrian only street in the Stockholm Norrmalm district, Antikvariat August is a used bookstore, where booklovers all over Europe where hard to find fiction and non-fiction of all genres can be found. 




2. THE ENGLISH BOOKSHOP 

Where: S√∂dermannagatan 22, 116 23—The English Bookshop is stocked mainly as the name suggests: books in English. Large selection of genres from kids to crime fiction. 


3. GAMLA STANS BOKHANDEL
 

Where: Stora Nygatan 7, 111 27-- This Stockholm bookstore also has a big stock of English language books. Located in one of the oldest neighborhoods, Gamla Stans Bokhandel is found on Stora Nygatan, one of Stockholm’s oldest streets. 

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STOCKHOLM PUBLIC LIBRARY 

Where: Sveavagen 73, 113 80--Then, of course, there’s the magnificent Stockholm Public Library (pictured top, lower) that as designed by Modernist Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Built between 1918 and 1927, the library has an enormous rotunda and contains more than two million books on three tiers. 



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