Do you love reading books? There are many bookstores in Qatar that offer a variety of books ranging from fiction to non-fiction, classics, thrillers, self-help books etc.
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put together a list of bookstores that you can check out! Happy reading!
Alif houses a massive showroom offering customers a huge collection of books, a wide range of international lifestyle products, and a selection of technology and entertainment goods. Seats are neatly placed around the store if you want to relax and read. There’s also a designated section for children.
Want to take a break and have some snacks? Two cafés offer a variety of fresh brews, juices, pastries, and sandwiches to enjoy.
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Borders remains one of the most sought-after book stores in Qatar because of its wide display of books, which are usually under special promotion. What's more, its Doha Festival City branch has a coffee shop inside, making it a great place for book and coffee lovers. Their trendy-looking store caters to all age groups with a variety of products.
Crescent Bookshop offers books from well-known publishers from the USA, UK, and Asia. You can find a wide collection of books of different genres and categories that cater to readers of different interests and ages.
From cool-looking interiors down to novel titles, FNAC offers customers a good variety of books, and is also a comprehensive store where you get not just books but electronics, stationery, accessories and more!
Ibn AlQayyim provides a variety of items from art materials, stationery, office supplies, gift items, toys, gadgets, and books. Their collection includes Arabic and English books of different genres. They are also conveniently located in various areas around Doha.
Jarir Bookstore is one of the leading providers of Arabic & English books, computers, computer accessories, smartphones, electronics, school & office supplies, educational toys, video games, and more! Name it, they have it!
Jarir is also the place to go if you're looking for affordable instructional materials for kids as they conduct seasonal sales throughout the year. They also have a dedicated reading area.
Lonely Planet Bookstore offers a wide variety of books from children's, young adult's, graphic novels to non-fiction. There are also academic and workbooks for students. You can also find a selection of toys and board games.
Visit any of Virgin Megastore's branches to get your hands on some interesting books, their recommendations for top novels, and their bestsellers. Whether it's fiction, comic books, storybooks for kids, or self-help reading, you can always turn a page with Virgin Megastore!
Originally written by Marson Lumanglas, updated by Marivie Alabanza and Cassandra Pallagud.
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