Hong Kong Reader

Books in Kowloon

Run by a handful of young Hong Kongers, this is a bilingual bookstore-cafe with an intellectual bent. If you’re looking for the likes of Derrida or Miłosz, this is the place to go. Check the website for the latest literary readings, though most are conducted in Cantonese.

When you find number 68, you'll have to walk up some steps to the clunky old elevator.