The Booksmith

1644 Haight St, San Francisco , CA
+1 415.863.8688
The Booksmith Website
Books, Literary, Shopping
Mon-Sat (10am-10pm)
Sun (10am-8pm)
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The Booksmith is San Francisco's leading independent bookstore. We have a lively author events calendar - and many of the biggest names in literature, music and the arts have visited our store. For more info please visit .


  • Heidi Julavits

    The Uses of Enchantment
    01/19/2008 by jesse nathan

    It’s late fall in the Boston suburb of West Salem. There’s snow and cloud cover and so it’s hard to say what time of day it is exactly. Two teams of girls playing field hockey shiver on their respecti...  More »

  • Gift It Up For Dad

    Finding It in San Francisco
    06/14/2007 by grace chen

    No two dads are the same. Thus, finding that one gift to suit all dads is nearly impossible. I begin my search on the premise that San Francisco neighborhoods reflect shops that cater to certain types...  More »


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