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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 »
  • 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 »
  • My husband has taken a variety of watches here for repair over the years, and always comes back with a smile on his face. The two brother/owners are beyond fair, honest, knowledgeable, and friendly. It's always a great experience.
  • It took a while to find a place to park, but the wait was worth it. What a huge selection of both new and used books. They say people do not go to book stores anymore but this place was jammed with people and there was a line to check out. They are doing something right here. Just plan for it to take 15-20 minutes to find place to park.

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