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Moe's Books, Berkeley

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Since its inception back in the heyday of the Beatnik era, Moe's Books has managed to become more than just a great bookstore--it has achieved the rarified status of a beloved landmark institution as well. Situated just four blocks from the University of California campus, Moe's has managed to mirror the often turbulent and triumphant times that have come to epitomize all that is exciting and unique about Berkeley.
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  • This historic independent bookstore is a must. Superb range of books and posters/art, a knowledgeable staff, fine selection of rare books, and a great poetry reading series (free!). Check the Moe's....  more
    This historic independent bookstore is a must. Superb range of books and posters/art, a knowledgeable staff, fine selection of rare books, and a great poetry reading series (free!). Check the Moe's....  more »
  • I'm a big used book store fan and Moe's fits the bill exactly. Lots of floors, lots of shelves to check out. Prices are fair...about what you'd expect in Berkeley. Folks at the checkout were... 
    I'm a big used book store fan and Moe's fits the bill exactly. Lots of floors, lots of shelves to check out. Prices are fair...about what you'd expect in Berkeley. Folks at the checkout were...  more »
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  • Wide variety of novels and good prices. I could get definitely see myself spending an hour or so here!
  • I've been shopping here since 2004. It's easily the best academic second-hand book store in North America. It certainly has the most comprehensive and fairly priced used Classics books in this hemisphere. I come back to the bay area just to visit this store.

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