A Tour of Tokyo's Bookstores

Welcome to Jimbocho, Japan's book paradise.

AbeBooks staffer Colin Laird recently indulged in some bookstore tourism, and found himself in the heart of Jimbocho, Tokyo's book district. From colorful storefronts of wall-to-wall manga to purveyors of rare, literary antiquities, the printed word is alive, well, and right at your fingertips in Tokyo, Japan.

Find Cheap College Textbooks

Campbell's Biology

Tight on cash? You've come to the right place. Booksellers on AbeBooks offer a vast selection of new and used textbooks as well as reference books, academic journals and a massive range of classic literature at low, low prices. Many even come with free shipping.

Amy Stewart's Girl Waits with Gun

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart knows books. Based in Northern California, she not only co-owns a bookstore, but also has written many books herself, on non-fiction topics from earthworms to toxic plants and more. Girl Waits with Gun, her first full-length novel, is riveting historical fiction.

The ABAA: America's Finest Books

Logo of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) is synonymous with fine, collectible books. Since 1949 the association has promoted the culture and community of rare books. With ~300 ABAA member sellers on AbeBooks, you can find treasures easily.

Novellas: Literature's Middle Child

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

More than a short story, yet less than a novel, too short to get bored, but long enough to get invested - some people think a novella is just the right size. From A Clockwork Orange to Breakfast at Tiffany's and beyond, these are some of the best novellas out there.