The Best Bookshops in Paris

The Best Bookshops in Paris

  1. Le Rocketship

    Paris' South Pigalle, affectionately called SoPi, has been edging out of its red-light district reputation towards a cleaner, more wholesome image thanks to the trendy cafés, restaurants and concept stores that have been popping…

    13 bis rue Henry Monnier, 75009 Paris

  2. Le 29

    While Librarie Photographique Le 29 in Paris is quite easy to find, it can prove difficult to leave due to the ample supply of photography books it offers. Located halfway between Gare de l'Est and Canal St. Martin, this lovely…

    29, Rue des Récollets, 75010 Paris

  3. Ofr.

    The phrase, "Beautiful books and ideas," painted on 0fr.'s storefront windows pretty much describes the overall spirit of this cult bookstore-and-gallery. Siblings Alexandre and Marie Thumerelle opened their shop in 1995, offering…

    20, rue Dupetit-Thouars, 75003 Paris

  4. Artazart

    Nestled along the Quai de Valmy in the 10th arrondissement is Artazart, an art and design bookstore whose brightly colored façade is difficult to miss. Originally a successful online shop dedicated to the graphic arts, founders…

    83, quai de Valmy, 75010 Paris

  5. Assouline

    Prosper and Martine Assouline, a husband and wife entrepreneurial team, have been publishing lavish cultural books under their publishing company Assouline since 1994. In that time, the jet-setting couple have brought to market…

    35, rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris

  6. TASCHEN Store

    Located in the swanky sixth arrondissement of Paris, the French flagship store of eclectic publishing house Taschen aims to entice with its sleek modernist façade and eye-popping displays of art books. Originally founded in…

    2, rue de Buci , 75006 Paris