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The Bookstore

11 Housatonic St, Lenox, MA 01240-2629
+1 413-637-3390
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Came to browse, left delighted with an armload

The owner, Matt, is a very personable, intelligent man who is apparently an institution in Lenox... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Los Angeles
Great little bookstore with wine bar

Unique little bookstore, so laid back, so peaceful; reminds one of why we LOVE bookstores! Truly a... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
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11 Housatonic St, Lenox, MA 01240-2629
+1 413-637-3390
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The owner, Matt, is a very personable, intelligent man who is apparently an institution in Lenox. While I was browsing, one person after another stopped in for a friendly chat. I was a visitor, but am an avid bookstore lover, and this small but extremely...More

Thank FoxVoyage
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Unique little bookstore, so laid back, so peaceful; reminds one of why we LOVE bookstores! Truly a step back in time; go browse and enjoy. A little gem.

Thank Decaf7
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by The Bookstore with my in laws and two young kids. We didn't partake of the wine bar, but we did purchase four children's books. Great store with a laid back atmosphere.

Thank Kdlwall
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It is a small bookstore and noticeably slower in the winter. Matt is very helpful and an extremely interesting and knowledgeable guy who has always been helpful. We enjoy browsing when we can. The bookstore is close to Nejaime's and a few paces from Loeb's...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not alot of variety, small very surprised that absolutely no one spoke to us there. I would go if I had something specific they had I wanted however just to stop in and browse not very friendly.. Sorry maybe it was a bad day..

Thank Samantha G
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...More

Thank Roberta W
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.

Thank Fatehjeet
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!

Thank pjpescosolido
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.

Thank M C
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...More

Thank 1Nicole
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