163 Court St (btwn Pacific & Dean St)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 875-3677
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm


  • This large and open bookstore and event space hosts literary greats such as Junot Diaz, Tao LIn, and Colum McCann. They also sell bestsellers for 30% off!
  • Best book store in Brooklyn! Can't find a book that you're looking for? They'll order it for you. Skip Barnes and Noble down the street and check out BookCourt!
  • Gothamist says, "The small store always has the latest best-sellers and sleeper hits, and its event calendar hosts everyone from local authors to Pulitzer-winners." Staff was lovely. Not a must-visit.
  • Whether you're looking for a new hardcover mystery or a rare children's book, the exceptionally knowledgeable staff will be eager to help.
  • "I like a bookstore that feels like a video rental place or record store because that curmudgeonly wealth of knowledge makes a huge difference." - Mary HK Choi, writer, author
  • Favorite book store in Brooklyn.
  • Love that they are dog-friendly! And author Emma Straub does shifts from time to time.
  • Critics' Pick winner of The Village Voice Best of NYC 2012 Best Bookstore
  • Book Court also has a long-standing policy of offering best-sellers at 30 percent off the retail price on a rotating basis. Read more on MetroFocus and discover other city bookstores worth a visit.
  • Leslie Koch, President of the trust for Governors Island recommends you spend the perfect afternoon here, by attending one of the many upcoming book readings and events. Learn more at MetroFocus.
  • Extensive but not overwhelming selection of books in a low-key, friendly atmosphere. You're almost guaranteed to find a good new author or cool book on the shelves here.
  • Favorite NYC bookstore.
  • #1 Dachshund chill zone
  • Support your local book store! They always have a great line-up of authors/events too.
  • Great staff, I always go there to buy gifts. The wrap your presents with no cost
  • The shop stocks works by the neighborhood's many local writers, who often appear for readings and signings.
  • Preorder your books here!
  • Keith is awesome. First sales person in a year to ask my name and remember it. Thanks Keith, you're awesome. Say hi if you see him sweeping the floor.
  • Love this book store. Very cozy.
  • One of the best bookstores in Brooklyn.

Nearby places

130 Court St (at Atlantic Ave)
106 Court St (at Schermerhorn St)
265 Court St (at Butler St)