There are many places that sell English books in Barcelona because it is such a multicultural and international city. In fact, most bookshops you come across will have a section (usually small) for English books, and many will also have French and German sections. So, if you don’t need too much choice then, you can just stumble into any bookstore in Barcelona and pick up an English book.
If you are like us though, a bit of a bookworm, and need more selection than your average bookstore in Barcelona can provide, than we present to you everything you need to know about finding great English books in Barcelona.
This is where to go if you want a huge selection of second hand English books in Barcelona. Hibernian has a great selection of old and new books, and they are all in English. Check out an older Blog we have that is all about the Hibernian to learn more about this bookstore in Barcelona for English readers.
A great shop dedicated to selling a good selection of English Books. Come in was originally set up for teachers and students to help them teach and learn English. But that doesn’t mean teaching material, is all they stock. They have a great selection of novels all in English, and they even have a children’s books section. Well worth a visit if you’re looking for English books in Barcelona.
This is another great place to buy English books in Barcelona. There are a couple of BCN Books shops in the city and the most central and largest is near diagonal. The store sells learning material for multiple languages. They also have a large selection of Fiction and travel guide books in English.
This little bookshop in the Raval is a different to most bookstores in Barcelona. They don’t sell fiction or story books. Instead you will find more artistic books, political books, design books, cultural studies books, music books and even a few comic books. As the name would suggest, they also have books about conspiracy theories, anarchism, revolutionary politics and other uncommon subjects. The majority of the books sold here are English books, though you can find a few in Spanish too. So if you want to buy English books in Barcelona all about political viewpoints or one with inspirational and beautiful art, then this is the place for you.
Although this is not an English bookstore, it is one of the biggest bookstores in Barcelona and it has sections for books in other languages. They have a large English books section with lots of choice, so you will be sure to find an English book that you like here.
If you know of any other good places to buy an English book in Barcelona then we would love to hear about them. Please leave a comment below and we would be happy to answer any questions.