Books in Hat Lamai & the Southeast

Island Books

Tucked away on a lane off the 4169 and run by Liverpudlian Paul, Island Books on the main drag past Lamai has the largest selection of used books – in pretty much every language – on the island. There's another smal…
Books in Chiang Mai

Suriwong Book Centre

A Chiang Mai institution, with a well-organised and well-stocked bookshop upstairs, and a magazine shop downstairs packed with international mags from Elle to Wallpaper.
Books in Chiang Mai

Backstreet Books

Backstreet, a rambling shop along 'book alley' (Th Chang Moi Kao), has a good selection of guidebooks and stacks of crime and thriller novels.
Books in Hat Lamai & the Southeast

Island Books

With a wealth of titles, this smaller branch of Island books is located at the heart of Lamai.
Books in Thanon Sukhumvit

Dasa Book Café

Boasting more than 16,000 books, Dasa is Bangkok’s best-stocked used bookstore. A frequently updated list of stock (also available online) makes it easy to find that title you’ve been searching for; an attached cafe…
Books in Phuket Town

Southwind Books

Peruse the dusty aisles here for affordable secondhand paperbacks in multiple languages, including English and German.
Books in Chiang Mai


This pocket-sized store is a great stop for books on the culture and customs of Thailand.
Books in Chiang Mai

Lost Book

Popular secondhand bookstore, packed with novels, guidebooks and maps.
Books in Nong Khai

Hornbill Books

Buys, sells and trades books in English, French and other languages.
Books in Chiang Mai

Gecko Books

Used novels, guidebooks and maps.