Delhi's oldest independent bookshops that you must visit
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Delhi's oldest independent bookshops that you must visit

Bahrisons booksellers is a place that is practically made of books

Delhi's oldest independent bookshops that you must visit

Thinking of how to spend your weekend? We've got just the thing for you - old bookstores! Although the world has moved on to Kindles and iPads, there are still a few lovely old-school people out there who enjoy the thrill of flipping through, sniffing, and possibly even folding at the edges of a book. Here are some of most popular bookstores in Delhi that you can consider paying  visit to-

Midland Book Shop

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Midland, a family-run bookshop in Aurobindo, is a cozy place with a fantastic collection of science fiction books. You can find the newest books by your favorite Indian authors here, as well as a small but good collection of comics and graphic novels. Upon request, they will gladly place an order for any book that is not currently in stock.

Location-  Aurobindo Palace Market, near Church, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
Timing-  10:30 AM - 9 PM

Bahrisons Bookseller

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This place is practically made of books. They've stocked it with the ideal books to complement the ambiance, and there's even a cafe attached so you can relax with a nice read. If you guys haven't been here yet, you really should! Come on by and make some time for some one-on-one reading time with your books.

Location- Opposite Main Gate, Khan Market
Timing- 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM

The Book Shop

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This bookstore, which first opened its doors in 1970, has long been the destination of choice for avid readers. Books of the likes of Arundhati Roy and Khushwant Singh have been spotted here, making it a must-see for fans of graphic novels, mysteries, and literary fiction. Is your interest sparked yet? And with that, bookworms, we shall merely await your arrival.

Location-  13/7 Jor Bagh Market
Timing- 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Chapter 101

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This fantastic bookstore is sure to keep you hooked for hours with its eclectic selection of modern bestsellers, classic literature, and even some rare reads. We call it "Life 101" to spend some quiet time in this charming bookstore with a cup of coffee and a beautiful book. You can officially set your sights on this as your weekend inspiration.

Location-  101D, 1st Floor, Golf Course Road, DLF Phase V, Sector 53, Gurugram
Timing-  11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

May Day Bookstore

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This bookstore, located in Shadipur, is a true gem hidden from plain sight. The store is unique because it has books that you won't find anywhere else. Stop by for a literary treat you won't be able to resist their great selection of used books by independent authors.

Location-  2254/2A, Ground Floor, West Patel Nagar, Shadipur
Timing- 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Faqir Chand and sons

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If you're looking for something with vintage appeal, you should stop by this store immediately. Looking through a mountain of bestsellers, children's comics, classics, and new releases in one place are sure to delight any reader. Their wonderful assortment keeps us coming back for more!

Location- Shop no 15/A, Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar
Timing-  11 AM - 9 PM