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Words' Worth Booksellers has a fascinating range of English literature, videos and audio books that will keep all you book lovers enchanted . The enjoyable and excellent value-for -money: 'Everyman's Library' is highly recommended. Located near the university, the book shop is a regular students haunt. Book worms, go explore!
A unique coffee shop in the Maxvorstadt area, Lost Weekend is a great spot to quench your caffeine thirst. Unlike your average, everyday coffee houses, here one can enjoy their cup of coffee with a good book. Centered around a one-of-a-kind library-cafe concept, this quiet setting is ideal for those looking to enjoy their daily cuppa in silence. Place your order, grab a book off the shelves and have an enjoyable reading session while you sip on a fine brew. One can also purchase some of the biggest bestsellers at this place.
Best Records houses over tens of thousands of vinyl records that cover a range of genres and artists. A hidden gem tucked away in a corner of Munich, it is run by a passionate music enthusiast. Every inch of this small store is covered with records that include Jazz, Funk and even rarities like Jamaican records. Re-released classic rock records can be found here, too.
For those who know the joy of reading comics, The Comic Company provides a fresh lease of life with its selection of comics from all parts of the world. Go through the various titles and discover a few rare ones, a few classics and plenty of old comics to choose from. Take out some time before shopping here, for the rich collection is sure to keep one engaged for long.
A search in Munich for that rare 70's record will probably lead you to Optimal. You can buy the latest records as well as digital CDs here. You can also choose from the second-hand range of CDs and records. Don't be surprised if you stumble upon a never-ending stash of records of hip-hop, techno, electronic, jazz, R n'B and indie music on their shelves. For folks who like to collect vintage vinyl records, Optimal will surely have the exact thing you are looking for.
The Munich Readery is the brainchild of John Browner and his wife, Lisa Yarger. Opened in 2006, this independent store is considered to be the largest secondhand English bookstore in the nation. It is a feat to be among the best in a city where you will come across very few bookstores that caters to English readers. Spacious with cozy seats to read a book, you can spend hours exploring their sections or just reading a book that caught your fancy. Though their collection is secondhand, all of their editions are in pristine condition.
Lehmkuhl has been a byword for polite service and specialist knowledge since 1903. The stock includes fiction, picture books and children's literature. The atmosphere is always pleasant: being a small shop rather than a chain store, the emphasis is on personal service. Lehmkuhl also provides a courier service, book binding, a children's play area and also organizes readings by authors, notice of which can be found on the website or in the shop itself.
Antiquarian Angelika Ziegler offers a plethora of old, hard to come by books and comics that are a collector's joy. Browse through dozens of books here, most of which are second-hand and retain the smell of old paper. A haven for book lovers, one can revel in the fragrance, sift through the sections and pick out a few rare treasures to enhance one's personal collection.