1 Basheer Graphic Books

Blk 231 Bain St
Tel 6336 1917

A coffee table’s heaven. Heavily focused on books for the creative industries like advertising and graphic design, there are visually stunning titles that you won’t likely find elsewhere.

2 BooksActually

9 Yong Siak St
Tel 6222 9195

Tiong Bahru’s bookworms frequent this hip space to gawk at their next read, from Penguin Classics to contemporary tales.

3 Littered with books

20 Duxton Rd
Tel 6220 6824

A charming two-storey store in a Duxton Hill shophouse, this shop holds regular author readings and exhibitions.

4 GOHD Books

142 Bukit Timah Rd
Tel 9090 6181

An antique bookstore like no other. The owner’s collection during her travels contribute to the store’s new, used and out-of-print books on sale.

5 Kinokuniya

391 Orchard Rd
Tel 6737 5021

Arguably one of the best places to get the widest range of books under one roof, offering everything from travel guides to kids books.