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Address: 11 Housatonic St, Lenox, MA 01240-2629
Phone Number: +1 413-637-3390
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The Bookstore you've always dreamed of....

The Bookstore is everything that a bookstore should be...personal welcoming interesting welcoming. The owner/operator Matthew is a book guy, He's full of insight and wisdom about... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Roberta W
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Eastham, Massachusetts
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Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Bookstore is everything that a bookstore should be...personal welcoming interesting welcoming. The owner/operator Matthew is a book guy, He's full of insight and wisdom about the store the merchandise the publishing world the history. He's a raconteur a jokerman a fount of information about books music people characters just about any thing you want to hear about. You are... More 

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Thank Roberta W
Lenox, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I recently needed two books and the owner was very cooperative in getting them for me. I've always enjoyed and appreciated browsing in this cute bookstore.

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Thank Fatehjeet
Visalia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Bookstore is a nice little bookstore with an interesting and eclectic selection of books. The owner, Matt, is charming and knowledgable, and the staff are helpful and friendly. As a bookstore owner myself, I give The Bookstore high marks!

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visit ever time we are in Lenox just to see what new books they have found. We have great conversations with the staff and always find something to read. Topics range from fiction to local culture to science and nature.

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Thank M C
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

It was a rainy Thursday in the Berkshires. I have been trying to find the best bookstore, ranging from Northampton and Amherst west... And this is it. Maybe it doesn't have everything, but I wouldn't know; I was not looking for everything. What it does have is beautiful books, set out on tables as staff recommendations, lots of assistance if... More 

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Thank 1Nicole
Lenox, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

The Bookstore doesn't have everything, but you can find the classics and a mix of eclectic titles curated by owner Matt. A must-stop shop for any trip to Lenox—one-of-a-kind local shop.

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is a really lovely place, a gem of a bookstore. It doesn't try to be all things to all people, but stocks what's really interesting, and it's a nice place to hang out, socialize and have a glass of wine.

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Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is one of the best independent bookstores I've recently visited. They have a great selection of literary works, perhaps the largest poetry section I've seen in an American bookstore in the past half dozen years. Not only quantity, but also quality (interesting writers, varied traditions). They have an active series of events, and a nice bar at the edge... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We get to Lenox most summers, and a trip to The Bookstore is a must event. Apart from the thrill of supporting an independent book shop, we invariably find tomes that we either didn't know existed, or simply can't live without. I don't know how so many treasures fit in so modest a space. My reading teacher bride especially enjoys... More 

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White River Junction, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

The probable reason you were able to buy the $30 book Matt wouldn't discount is that it was sent to a reviewer, who promptly bundled it with a few dozen other books received for review and dumped the lot on the used book market for a pittance. I don't blame you for buying at the best price (thereby enriching the... More 

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