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Young's Interesting Books

18 Skirving Street, Glasgow G41 3AA, Scotland
+44 141 649 9599
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A hidden gem in Glasgow

On a recent visit to Southside Glasgow I revisited this gem of a bookshop..Every time I go there... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Cork, Ireland
A lovely cosy book shop packed full of all kinds of treasures!

When you cross the threshold of Young's Interesting Books, you step back in time! Every shelf... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Mary M
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“bookshop” (7 reviews)
“literature” (2 reviews)
“childhood” (3 reviews)
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18 Skirving Street, Glasgow G41 3AA, Scotland
+44 141 649 9599
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

On a recent visit to Southside Glasgow I revisited this gem of a bookshop..Every time I go there it's a different experience...such a range of"interesting books"..From old childhood books to historic classics..and such helpful staff/owners...happy to let you linger over pages without interruptions....Go there...

1  Thank Cruiser2014
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When you cross the threshold of Young's Interesting Books, you step back in time! Every shelf contains something to make you gasp..."look at this....and this!" The staff are on hand with their knowledge of all things bookish. It's a cosy haven for book lovers of...More

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great selection of books, with some very interesting editions. Will keep coming back. Helpful and knowledgeable staff.

1  Thank Cornelius D
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The trifecta of retail therapy, wondrous discovery and what I can only describe as home-baked nostalgia being kept warm just in case you happened to be by. Fans even the faintest appetite for reading. Each visit is like coming to a wild garden in a...More

1  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It's difficult to leave Young's without a purchase - the range of both antiquarian and second hand books covers Scottish history and literature to more wide-ranging novels and even pop-up books. Recommended for a happy place to browse and be delighted!

1  Thank Ailsa B
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The fabulous smell of old books hits you the minute you step into this beautiful wee shop! It has a wonderful array of secondhand books, ranging from classics to music books to books about psychology. I would recommend this shop to anyone who enjoys reading,...More

1  Thank Glasgowgal219
Reviewed 8 June 2016

A great wee bookshop, full of the odd, curious and wonderful. Especially good selection of local interest books, such as Ivor Cutler, "Greek" Thomson and Charles Rennie MacKintosh.Highly recommended!

1  Thank v0leman
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

A little gem of a shop in Shawlands selling second hand and antiquarian books at reasonable prices. Well worth a visit for those with an interest.

1  Thank Yooneechi
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Well worth a trip to the south side of Glasgow and a casual browse: classics, memories of childhood, and an eclectic mix of all kinds of literature. Go read!

1  Thank Calum M
Reviewed 24 May 2016

After noticing this book shop a couple of times I decided to wander in and have a look. Many books caught my eye of all sorts of different styles and I bought four in particular that really interested me. The shop owner was lovely and...More

1  Thank 3stuart
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18 April 2017|
Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Barry, the owner, will be more than happy to take your books!