Category Archives: Music & Books

April 24

Under the Cover

A contemporary bookshop based in Lisbon, Under the Cover is the perfect stop for any and all magazine and book enthusiasts. With an enviable location next to the Gulbenkian Foundation and the Modern Art Center, it’s also a great spot after a day of sightseeing; the gardens of the Foundation are super friendly to sit and […]

March 08

Livraria Ler Devagar

Translated as ‘reading slowly’, Ler Devagar occupies the deactivated industrial grounds in Alcântara and comprises an alternative bookshop, concept store, art gallery and internet café. http://www.lerdevagar.com/  

February 12

Otium Cum Dignitate

Dedicated to the trade, study, research and recovery of books, second hand bookseller and book auction organiser, Nuno Gonçalves, sells mint conditions books and manuscripts spanning almost every genre. http://www.otiumcumdignitate.pt/  

January 31

O Mundo do Livro

Spread across three levels, this 50-year-old store offers an expedition-like experience into the discovery of antique and contemporary reproductions of old prints, engravings, maps, books, frames and post cards. A real treasure trove. http://www.mlivro.com/

Today, Bertrand bookstores are the largest bookstore network in Portugal January 31

Livraria Bertrand

The Bertrand bookstore opened in Portugal in 1732, in Chiado and has held, since April 2010, the Guinness World Record for oldest bookstore still in activity. Many great figures of Portuguese history used this space to talk literature More than a bookstore, it has gained reputation as a privileged spot for “tertulia”, functioning almost as a […]