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Get to Know The Book Exchange

How It All Began

The Book Exchange came to life in 2000. Over the years, we have become a San Francisco institution. From our unmatched selection of books, accessories and gifts, to our acclaimed in-store event series, we have something to offer every type of booklover.

The truth is that books aren’t just our job. They’re our passion. We would be thrilled to help you find a specific title that you’re looking for or to lead you toward something unexpected. Stop by and say hello; let’s explore the magical world of literature together.

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