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Burke's Book Store

936 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5605
+1 901-278-7484
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Beautiful Burke’s Book Store

When I am in a bookstore, I am among friends! A highlight of any visit to any city that my wife... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Robert S
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
via mobile
Quaint little bookstore

Not the largest selection of books overall, but you can still find something you didn't know you... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
StorytellerGal
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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28 Apr 2018
“Beautiful Burke’s Book Store”
27 Feb 2018
“Charming new and used bookstore”
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936 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5605
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

When I am in a bookstore, I am among friends! A highlight of any visit to any city that my wife & I visit is a pilgrimage to a store that sells used old books (my favorites include classic fiction hardbacks). I was not disappointed...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Not the largest selection of books overall, but you can still find something you didn't know you needed. Homey, with chairs to drag around row to row to either sit and browse or reach a treasure up on the top shelf. Worth a stop in...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Of all the used bookstores I visited in Memphis when my husband and I were visiting his brother a couple of weekends ago, Burke's was my favorite! It's well-stocked, charming, and goes back and back and back! Larger and airer and brighter than I was...More

Thank Alexis B
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

I almost always visit used book stores wherever I go in hopes that I can find something really unique, and I thought this book store was just overall OK. They definitely have some unique items, but I suppose it didn't quite have the feel I...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is an important stop for any avid reader and collector: I read and collect a variety of books. Some of the books are being sold on a consignment basis by individuals. Others are stocked including local author John Grisham's signed novels. Excellent selection of...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I didn't specifically visit to buy a book - I simply went because many reviews said to go. The age of the store is obvious, with unique use of old book shelves, and displays of old typewriters placed at the end of the book shelves,...More

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter while we were in town visiting. It is truly a great bookstore with some really classic titles. Will definitely be stop every time in Memphis.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

I always look out for independent bookstores when we are travelling. This is a lovely neighbourhood book store and the owner spent time with me to find some great suggestions. It is always nice to chat to fellow book lovers and to get their recommendations...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This bookstore is not huge but it is so special! Very friendly helpful staff and books are arranged very well. They also have a local selection area. This is a must visit every time we come to Memphis.

Thank ritarealtor
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

This bookstore has a good variety and selection of books. Even those in our group who aren't big readers enjoyed it. The gentleman and young lady working were friendly and we had a great chat. If you love reading but don't love the chain bookstore...More

Thank Rachel S
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