“I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.” —Orhan Pamuk
Bookshop Bivar, a secondhand bookstore located in Lisbon, just a few minutes away from the Arroios or Saldanha metro stations.
“How did you land up in Lisbon? Why did you open a bookshop in Lisbon? What does the future look like for books?” — Ibero-American Institute in Madrid asked and we answered. Original interview in Finnish on Madrid.fi website. We translated into English:
“My #1 stop for English books in Lisbon. A charming bookshop, a very welcoming owner and great books at a great price. Well worth a visit!” — Adriana B
Want to know what our customers say about us? Then . . .
Where to buy used books in English in Lisbon? / Onde comprar livros usados em inglês em Lisboa?
At Bookshop Bivar in Estefânia! / Na Livraria-Bookshop Bivar em Estefânia!
Bookshop Bivar is one of the foreign-owned small businesses introduced by City of Lisbon in their summer edition of Lisbon Magazine – Revista Lisboa no 18
Bookshop Bivar is the only bookshop in Lisbon selling secondhand books exclusively in English. / A Bookshop Bivar é a única livraria em Lisboa a vender livros em segunda mão, exclusivamente em inglês.
Open: Tues-Fri 14-19, Sat 11-17, Sun-Mon closed / Horário: ter-sex 14h-19h, sáb 11h-17h, fechado dom e seg.
Bookshop Bivar sells books in English at Rua de Ponta Delgada 34, Lisbon and you are most welcome to visit us. / Livraria Bookshop Bivar vende livros em inglês na Rua de Ponta Delgada 34, Lisboa. Bem-vindo!
Two years as a bookseller in Lisbon, Portugal. I never knew how much fun it could be! Thank you dear customers. You’ve made my life wonderful!