If you’re a bookworm, you will love shopping for books on the cheap in Mumbai. There are many bookstores to browse, and you won’t have trouble finding fiction and non-fiction books in English. Books in foreign languages such as French, German, and Spanish are difficult to find. However, you can ask one of the bigger stores, such as Granth or Strand, to order hard-to-find books and books in foreign languages.
The following bookstores all have English speaking staff.
Oxford Book Store
Apeejay House, 3 Dinsha Vacha Road, Churchgate
Phone: 6636 4477
Wide selection of English fiction and non-fiction books, local and foreign magazines (in English), stationary, gifts, and Indian and international movies.
Strand Book Stall
Dhannur, Sir P M Road, Fort
Phone: 2266 1994 or 2266 1719
Well-established book store famous for discounted books. Sign up for the newsletter to be alerted about the latest sales. Non-fiction and fiction books in English. Ordering books is possible.
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There are many branches of this popular book store in Mumbai. Books can be delivered to your home free of charge. Non-fiction and fiction books in English. Also carries local and foreign magazines, music, and movies.
Granth The Book Store
30/A, HM House, Juhu Tara Road, Santacruz West
Phone: 2660 9327
Non-fiction and fiction books in English. Also carries movies and music. Ordering books is possible and you can also shop online.
Infinity Mall, Andheri West and Paladium Mall, Phoenix Mills
Phone: 2639 6010
Very big book store. Non-fiction and fiction books in English. Also carries music, gifts, stationary, and foreign magazines. Open seven days a week. Can order books online with free shipping.