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Book Stores in Kolkata

Known for its ethnically diverse culture Kolkata has remained as nucleus of literary activities since 19th century. The home ground of Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore, C. V. Raman, Amartya Sen, it has always contributed in the field of art and education. Other notable scholars of Kolkata like Satyendra Nath Bose, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Prafulla Chandra Roy, have further contributed in the popularity of Kolkata.

Book stalls in Kolkata

For all those looking for knowledge oriented books and magazines it is wise to explore the lanes and by lanes of College street which stretches from Ganesh Chandra Avenue Crossing in Bowbazar area to Mahatma Gandhi Road crossing. Famous for its small and big bookstores, it also called Boi Para (Colony of Books). Many bigwigs of the Bengali publication industry are situated here. Dotted with countless book kiosks it is a one stop destination of purchasing a book of your choice and that too at nominal prices. Enjoy your time at popular Indian Coffee House, a cafe that has attracted the city's intelligentsia for decades.

Kolkata has no shortage of bookstores. The Oxford bookstore Kolkata with number of national and international collections is one of the most famous bookstore of the city. This bookstore is the second oldest bookstore in India. This place is a book lover’s paradise. You can find unlimited intellectual treasure here with its huge variety of books from all genres. Spread over 6000 sq ft it houses more than 40 categories of books. This bookstore has a stupendous collection in fiction, travel, literature, new age, arts and design, cookery, architecture and much more. So whether you’re a literature guru who admires the works of Shakespeare or a fiction buff who wants a break from reality or even a masterchef in training., you can find every item of your taste.

Oxford bookstore

Oxford bookstore Kolkata caters to everyone needs. It has a very popular magazine section which is stocked with magazines from India and abroad including British and American publications. You can also go through different foreign language newspapers and magazines to gain wholesome idea about international events and happenings.

The Oxford bookstore Kolkata offers exceptionally fine and comfortable environment that lets readers to go for hours browsing through books. Enjoy sipping tea in the relaxing environment of Cha Bar of this book store and feel rejuvenated. The store is a perfect platform for book launches, book readings, and other interactive sessions with well known literary scholars and aspiring writers from India and abroad.

List of Popular Book Stores in Kolkata

Oxford Bookstore

Address: Apeejay House, 15 Park Street,
Kolkata 700 016, India
Contact: 033.32624685

Medical Book Stores, College Street

Address:1, Surya Sen Street, College Street, Kolkata
Contact: 03322419672,9830310368
Landmark: Opposite Calcutta University

Tara Maa Book Store , College Street

Address: 165, College Street, Kolkata- 700073, West Bengal
Mobile: 9836790880, 9883368179
Landmark: Near Presidency College

DK Book Center , College Street

Address: 18, College Street, Kolkata- 700073, West Bengal
Mobile: 9830802820, 9830654547
Landmark: Near Presidency College

RBC , College Street , Kolkata

Address: 4/A/1, College Street, Kolkata- 700073, West Bengal
Mobile: 9433271069
Landmark: Near Presidency College

Crossword Bookstores Ltd

Address: Elgin Road 8, Between Forum and Bhowanipore College,
Kolkata - 700020
Contact: 033 - 30586001 , 9883666000

Reliance Timeout

Address: 1st Floor, Premises No. CF-9, Axis Mall, Rajarhat, Kolkata
Contact: 03344055100


Address: Third floor, Emami Market, 3 Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata-700071.
Contact: ( 91)-8820120120, 03322822618, 03322822619

Seagull Bookstore

Address: 31A, S P Mukherjee Road,Opp Bhawanipur Police Station,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700025
Contact: 033 2476 5869

Needless to say, these book stores are playing important role in shaping the careers of the youth looking for wide range of books and other publications. They acts as one stop destination to find subject book and popular journals of their choice. From Undergraduates to Post-Graduate and above, every book is available to met the requirement of the aspiring student. Browse through them to find and get the one of your choice!

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