Meet Harvard Book Store
Harvard Book Store

Welcome Harvard Students & Community!

About Harvard Book Store

Locally Owned. Independently Run. Since 1932.

Harvard Book Store is known for an extraordinary selection of new, used, and remaindered books and for our award-winning author event series. Over the years the bookstore has been frequently recognized by local polls and publications, including Boston magazine's "Best Neighborhood Shop" (2019) and "Best Virtual Author Series" (2020, 2021). Learn more about our history here.

On harvard.com visitors can browse our shelves, read staff recommendations, and view our calendar of upcoming author events. You can also sign up for a free Frequent Buyer Card. It's our way of saying thanks to our loyal customers, with discounts and sales for members. 

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New This Week

Shop this week's new arrivals, updated every Tuesday.

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Shipping & Curbside Pickup

We ship anywhere in the U.S. and orders of $75+ ship free via media mail!

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Classic Totes

Tote bags and pouches
in a variety of styles,
sizes, and designs
, plus mugs, bookmarks, and more!

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Noteworthy Signed Books: Join the Club!

Join our Signed First Edition Club (or give a gift subscription) for a signed book of great literary merit, delivered to you monthly.

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