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Schoenhof's Foreign Books

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A gem in Harvard Square

Yes independent bookstores are more expensive than Amazon and other online booksellers. Schoenhof's... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
EdouardBostonMA
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Paradise for polyglots

The spot is jam packed with everything you could want in any conceivable language. I can not... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2015
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20 Aug 2016
“A gem in Harvard Square”
11 Nov 2015
“Too expensive”
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Yes independent bookstores are more expensive than Amazon and other online booksellers. Schoenhof's however is a destination in Harvard Square for those who love foreign literature or are learning a language. Lots of great items on sale all the time. The only reason I give...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Many reviewers say it's a paradise for polyglots or those learning a new language. It's completely true. I was even gladly surprised that they had a French Canadian section. However, it was way too expensive. My husband buys his russian books at the third of...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2015

The spot is jam packed with everything you could want in any conceivable language. I can not recommend it highly enough!

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Reviewed 24 February 2015

I am learning French and this is such a treasure for me. They have so many books of so many foreign languages you could spend hours immersed in the stacks. The staff is helpful each time I have been. It is a great resource for...More

1  Thank Arias55
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I agree w/ CTLocavore. RU a linguist? or maybe like me, just a wannabe... Either way, check out Schoenhof's. rooms of foreign language books - pretty much all genres, basic new learner instructional, to advanced. Very helpful staff. Right across the street from Finale in...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2012

If you are studying or teaching a foreign language, or if you want to read books in other languages, this is the place to go. Schoenhof's offers books written in, or about, hundreds of languages. There isn't merely a large selection of Spanish, French, German,...More

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