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The Booksmith

Map & Directions 1644 Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117
  • Sun 10am-8pm, Mon-Sat 10am-10pm

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  • sfweeklybestof wrote a review for The Booksmith
    on 05/06/09

    When bookstores vanish, so do their author appearances, a point that was sadly hammered home in 2006 when A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books crapped out. City-bound authors, however, weren't out of luck, given that the Booksmith was ready and willing to add to its already stellar speaker series. The events at the independent store, which changed owners last year, are still... More >>

  • Isa15 wrote a review for The Booksmith
    on 03/09/09

    I refuse to buy my books online! Now that Clean Well Lighted and Stacey's have both closed, I vow to support my local independent bookstore. I love their staff recommendations... and some of the coolest authors come to read here.

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  • SF Weekly on 05/24/11

    SF Weekly’s Best Of 2011 Winner – Editorial Pick – BEST REIMAGINED BOOK STOREHandwritten recommendations next to books staffers love, & more than 200 in-store author readings per year...

  • Alex B. on 01/17/10

    Look for author-signed copies

  • Krystha B. on 01/17/12

    The employee recommendations are always really interesting. They write little blurbs underneath too that make it personal.

  • E M. on 11/29/11

    better card selection than most stationary & gift stores

  • Lesley K. on 08/06/13

    A really fun book selection, for adults & kids!

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