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Browns Books

22-28 George Street, HullEast YorkshireHU1 3AP
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Our opening times
  • Mon
    08.30 - 17.00
  • Tue
    08.30 - 17.00
  • Wed
    08.30 - 17.00
  • Thur
    08.30 - 17.00
  • Fri
    08.30 - 17.00
  • Sat
  • Sun
A little bit about us
Welcome to Browns Books!

Situated in the centre of Hull, Browns Books is a long established and respected bookseller. With over 140 years of trading in the city, we pride ourselves on the excellent service we offer to our customers. Our partnership with HIVE takes Browns Books straight into the 21st Century. As an internet retailer, we have tens of thousands of top quality titles ready to ship - all available at competitive online prices. Collect your orders from the store or have them delivered to your door - the choice is yours!

Browns Books is more than just a bookseller. Each year we support the Hull and East Yorkshire Literary Lunch, an event which attracts many well known authors to speak about themselves and their new books - but not before guests have enjoyed a three course meal with wine. Past speakers have included novelists, TV personalities, and some of the country's great achievers. Finally, guests have the opportunity to purchase their own copy of the featured books and have them signed by the author. If you would like to be notified about these events in advance, please contact us with your details - including your email address - and we'll be sure to keep you informed.

Thanks for taking the time to visit us. Drop us a line or send us an email if you have any questions, or simply pop into the shop if this is more convenient, where we will always be pleased to help you with your book enquiries.

Hi, we don't open bank holidays, and we don't open over the weekend (Sat / Sun) Thanks.

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