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Powell's Books Chicago, Chicago

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  • The concept here is pretty simple - they buy mainly remaindered and overstock scholarly books (indeed they are supposedly the nation's largest wholesaler of same to the industry) and this is their ret...  more »
  • Powell's second-hand bookstore is a Hyde Park institution - it's been on the same corner of 57th and Harper for decades. Wonderful eclectic intelligent selection of books and friendly staff.  more »
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  • Studied at the university and worked for the medical center but only just visited this bookstore. Great, knowledgeable staff and a great organization of genres and authors. Great prices and selection will undoubtedly bring me back soon.
  • Wonderful used book store, floor to ceiling books, and no inventory but the type of exciting where you never know what you'll find! And prices are incredible. Can also tell a lot of the books are donated by UChicago students: wonderful philosophy section.

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