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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. Enjoy your time at popular Indian Coffee House, a cafe that has attracted the city's intelligentsia for decades.

This place is a book lover’s paradise. 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. You can find every item of your taste and need.

Oxford bookstore

List of Popular Book Stores in Kolkata

Chakraborty and Chatterjee
Address: 15, College St, College Square West, Newland, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
Contact: 033 2241 6425

National Book Store
Address: 15, College St, Opposite National Book Store, College Square West, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
Contact: 033 2241 7442

Techno World
Address: YMCA Building, 90/6A, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, opp. Grace Cinema, Calcutta University, College Street, Kolkata
Contact: 093319 96116

Dey’s Publishing
Address: 13, Bankim Chatterjee St, Sealdah, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
Contact: 033 2241 2330

College street
Address: College Street Book Market, Bowbazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700007
Contact: 087774 51390

Oxford Bookstore
Address: 17, Park St, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016
Contact: 033 2217 2680

Seagull Books Pvt Ltd
Address: 36c, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rd, • Patuapara, Jatin Das Park, Bakul Bagan, Kalighat, Kolkata
Contact: 033 2476 5869

Starmark
Address: Starmark, 375, Prince Anwar Shah Rd, South City Complex, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700068
Contact: 081001 20120

Earthcare Books
Address: Earthcare Books, Metro Stn, 10, Middleton St, Near Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071
Contact: 033 2229 6551

Piccadilly Book Shop
Address: Piccadilly Book Shop, A (p), 106, Barnaporichoy Book Mall 1st Floor Market,, College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700007
Contact: 098313 89110

Crossword Kolkata
Address: Crossword, 320 A, Block A,- 3rd floor, 3rd Ave, DC Block, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064
Contact: 033 4008 2310

Ananda Publisher
Address: Ananda Publishers Pvt Ltd, 45, Beniatola Ln, College Row, College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700009
Contact: 033 2241 4352

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