We love finding independent bookstores in new locations. When we had a rainy day - we decided to go and spend a couple of hours at Alexander Book Company. 3 floors with both mainstream and slightly eclectic offerings. Places to sit and helpful staff. An excellent book store for browsing.
Any time we visit a "new" City, we try to find a good Bookstore, and before we came to San Francisco, my online researches suggested that "Alexander Book Company" would be worth checking out - it was indeed worth the effort. The Store is on 2nd Street, (4 Blocks from Union Square), in a quite narrow-fronted 3 storey building (near... 更多
Alexander's has three floors of books, all kinds from current to boutique, fun to look around, think how the displayers think, nice friendly quick service. Really good location off Market and Post, on second street.
Do you know how hard it is to find a REAL bookstore anymore? Yes, there are still many of us who read books with paper pages and, when out of reading material while traveling, would like to find a bookstore with a wide selection of books for whatever mood we are. Alexander Books made my dream come true! A three-story... 更多
Our kids loved books and we googled this one near Union Square. Had been trying to go a coupla times but the closing time of 6pm makes it difficult for us. One day we tried going early but the long wait for bus and cable car made us arrive at just past 6. We wanted to at least go in... 更多
I came here for the first time with my hubby in May 2015. This place was wonderful. I love and support indie bookstores. This place has friendly staff, lots of books on hand, nice layout, nice and many books with large discounts. and a Frequent Buyer Program!! The Alexander Book Company is also conveniently located near the Montgomery BART Station.