Barnes & Noble

College Bookstore, Bookstore
660 Beacon St (Boston University)
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 267-8484


  • trying out Foursquare for the first time, starting out local
  • Keep an eye out for special events and book signings. I've met Ozzy Osbourne and Vince Neil just in my first two years as a BU student.
  • This place can be realllllllllly overpriced, but they have a lot of stuff!
  • On April 12, 1984, Doris Lessing signed books with a smile. Twenty three years later, she would become the eleventh woman and oldest ever person to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • On April 4, 1991, cyberpunk authors Bruce Sterling (left) and William Gibson signed books at the BU Bookstore. They had just collaborated on an alternative history novel, The Difference Engine.
  • One of the escalators is always broken.
  • This place is huge! Three floors of books, plus a ton of BU merchandise. There's a cool "Faculty Authors" section on the second floor.
  • Great check-in special! Can't wait for CollegeFest!
  • Not sure whether to buy, rent, or Ebook it? The B&N GM tells BU Today, consider whether you're likely to need a particular book later in your college career. If not, rental may be a good option.
  • Closing soon!
  • Not to much books on Christianity area but a great variety of areas. Places to read in front a window with the look of Harvard Square .
  • Hate this bookstore. Bad service, expensive books, ridiculous deals. Better buy books from Amazon or other sites
  • Boston University bookstore.
  • The actual bookstore is upstairs
  • So much BU swag. There is a clearance section on the 3rd floor to the back on the right. Check it out to save money on apparel.
  • Inconsistent drinks and the magazine section has old subscriptions.
  • Tiene cafetera de starbucks
  • Grab your BU gears here.
  • Meet Emmy Award-winning journalist Hank Phillippi Ryan on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM as she reads from her new mystery novel The Other Woman.
  • Sales staff is always very helpful and friendly. Cafe is the opposite and inconsistent. Sadly the nearest actual Starbucks is on brookline ave and they're much friendlier.

Nearby places

4 Jersey St (btwn Lansdowne St & Van Ness St)
1341 Boylston St (at Kilmarnock St)
636 Beacon St (at Raleigh St.)