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On Our Shelves

Every book in Harvard Book Store is ordered with our customers in mind, but featured on the following pages are books we feel are particularly notable.

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Harvard Book Store Best Sellers

The fifteen most sought-after hardcover and paperback books in our store. Bestsellers are 20% off and are updated weekly.

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New Arrivals

Each week, we highlight three new arrivals in our email newsletter and on the web. It’s a great way to get a taste of what’s new.

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Staff Recommendations

Our booksellers have wide-ranging reading tastes and love to spread the word about new and old books we’ve discovered.

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Holiday Hundred

Our Holiday Hundred features the best hardcover and paperback titles of the year – all discounted 20%.

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Book Club

A monthly program suggesting fifteen fiction and nonfiction books that lead to great conversations.

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Order Gift Cards

Gift cards are the perfect present for any occasion, and are redeemable at Harvard Book Store and other Book Sense stores.

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Bargain Books

Bargain books are new books, often in perfect condition, that are available at great discounts. Our selection is unrivaled by other area bookstores, especially for scholarly titles.

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Used Books

Our used books department is one of the most beloved sections in our store. Discover what you can find downstairs in used, and information about selling books to us.

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Only at Harvard Book Store

Newly available on our web site: our unique Harvard Book Store canvas bags, mugs, and t-shirts! Collect them all -- a gift for someone who has everything.

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Signed First Edition Club

Each month, Harvard Book Store offers members a signed first printing of a newly published book, selected for both its literary merit and potential collectibility.

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