College Kids, These Colaba Bookstores Are The Answer To All Your Academic Needs

Jayati posted on 01 August

Ten-Second Takeaway

Going back to college after the summer break is is always fun. And that entails shopping – there’s tons of things that need to be bought, from new clothes to books and even footwear. Though we don’t have a Diagon Alley in Mumbai {just yet}, a walk down Colaba will sort you out for your next academic year.

Janata Book Depot

Janata Book Depot in Colaba has been around for years, and a is a one-stop shop for those hoarding on college books. From English to history, to even engineering books, this is where you get your fix. Sniff away, we say. They generally have new college books and all the latest editions as well.

Book Stores

Shop 5, Gala House, Lala Nigam Road, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai

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Vora Book House

Vora Book House has been in Colaba for more than a decade now. They have books spanning all academic genres. From accountancy to biology, engineering, history and so many more.

In fact, you can check their website as well and buy the books off there. We’ve been told you can also return the books post an academic session is over {obviously for half the price}.

Find their collection of books here.

Book Stores

1, Office 12, Jolly Bhavan Ground Floor, Vitthaldas Thackersey Marg, New Marine Lines, Churchgate, Mumbai

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Art & Design Bookstore

Art & Design Bookstore in Colaba is a hidden gem. It’s a bookstore dedicated purely to architecture and design books – so all the students studying these subjects, you know where to go.

The bookstore in itself is a beautiful space – even if you don’t want to pick up something, you can walk in and check out the well-stacked racks, and glossy books. If you’re looking for international design magazines, or a specific book by your favourite designer, ask them. Some of the popular books like Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh, Anish Kapoor’s sculptures and Tadao Ando’s details, and more rest here.

Know more about them here.

Book Stores

104 Ramnimi, Mandlik Road, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai

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Super Book House

Super Book House in Colaba is another great place for you to get your new academic books. There’s something for everyone – urban planning, architecture and design, transportation, fashion, textiles apart from the regular subjects like Hindi, Sanskrit and so on.

They also have an extremely active Facebook page wherein they have super saver deals on the books that are not available at their store.

#LBBTip: You can reserve books over the phone, just call them up in advance. They will reserve it for you for 24 to 48 hours.

Find them on Facebook here.

Book Stores

3A, Sind Chambers, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Colaba Causeway, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai

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