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Moe's Books

2476 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2392
+1 510-849-2087
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Anything you want to find used, look for at Moe's

Moe's is Berkeley's answer to Powell's City of Books in Portland. While not as large, it is well... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Helen S
Impressive selection and wonderful atmosphere

I loved the second-hand section in particular. I found this place to be wonderful because it's... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
jfoxe
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5 Sep 2016
“Anything you want to find used, look for at Moe's”
18 Jan 2016
“Impressive selection and wonderful atmosphere”
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2476 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2392
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Moe's is Berkeley's answer to Powell's City of Books in Portland. While not as large, it is well organized and has 4 levels of books on just about any subject you would want to find. Quiet and well lighted, it is a delight to browse...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I loved the second-hand section in particular. I found this place to be wonderful because it's reasonably priced, modest and has a wonderful, cosy feel. I picked up a copy of The Shock Doctrine, because their politics selection is WONDERFUL! Calling all bookworms to Moe's!

Thank jfoxe
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great place to browse for old, used books. They also have new books. A good place to look for "Lonely Planet" books.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We've been coming here since we were Cal undergrads in the late 60s. It hasn't changed much other than, sadly, Moe's passing in 1997. Moe's remains our most favorite independent bookseller in the country. Moe's got even better when it began selling new and used...More

Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Moe's Books, an independent bookstore on Berkeley's historic Telegraph Avenue, has been serving book lovers since 1959. It has an extensive inventory of books, both new and used. This is definitely the proverbial clean, well-lighted place for books. It also happens to be extremely well-organized....More

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Moe's is the best bookstore in CA. It is a particular favorite for Greek and Roman classics. But they also have everything else.

Thank gaius_11
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I visit Moe's every time I'm in Berkeley and I always find something new. It's very well organized, well-stocked, and peaceful. Check out the rare book collection on the top floor! Reasonable prices, especially for used books. I got a bunch of gently used maps...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Moe's is a very good "book" store. We have gone to Moe's for years. Its on Telegraph avenue and has four floors of books. It is well organized. It also has rare books. There are often book sales. Customer service is very good. The book...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Left my ebook device at home and got stuck looking for the author I wanted in 3 book stores. Should have started at Moe's, they have everything. Nice aesthetic, too, and I like their free poetry broadsheets.

1  Thank minimuffinlover
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Well worth visiting when one is in Berkeley. On several floors. It's rare for me to come out without buying something. There is a good selection of foreign language books, I think on the top floor.

1  Thank Chris D
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