Also see: An Interview with Kathleen Maca

Established in 1991, Galveston Bookshop is located in downtown Galveston’s historic Strand shopping district, and offers the area’s greatest selection of used and out-of-print books.

Galveston Bookshop

Books Used & New, Vinyl LPs, Comics
317 23rd Street – Galveston, TX 77550


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The Store

More than 70,000 used books organized by category. Read more about our stock and services.


Find the store on Google Maps. We are in the Strand shopping district, downtown Galveston, Texas.


Check out our local author events. Keep abreast of new local books and come meet the authors.

School Books

Get the books your children need for school. Classics and books for the county school’s reading lists.

Hurricane Ike

See what 7 feet of water can do to a book store.

We Were on C-SPAN’s Book TV

Book TV visits Galveston and interviews the store’s owner.

The Store in 2012

circle-front-cover-300wGalveston Reads 2016

The Circle
by Dave Eggers

Visit GALVESTONREADS.ORG for program information and schedules.

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Vinyl LPs
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  • New history of the Galveston Art League, "A Century of Island Art" Lots of color plates. In stock now, soft cover,… ,
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