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Hong Kong - Books, Magazines and Music Shops

Hong Kong has lots of bookstores that carry books and newspapers in English. You can buy newspapers off the street vendors all over the city. Or you can call for a subscription.

Stores with an asterisk ( * ) have more than one branch, so call the store to find the branch closest to you.

  • Jumbo Grade Book & Stationary
    Shop 144
    Pacific Place 2, 88 Queensway
    Admiralty - Hong Kong
    China SAR
    Tel: + 852 2526 3873
  • Swindon Book Co Ltd*
    G/F, AnsHouse
    13-15 Lock Rd, TST
    Hong Kong
    China SAR
    Tel: + 852 2366 8001

Novels can be found in bookstores or ordered from which delivers for free if you order above HKD $150.

  • Bookazine-shop*
    Central 327-329
    Princes Bld, Chater Road
    Hong Kong
    China SAR

    Tel: + 852 2522 1785
  • Commercial Press*
    Causeway Bay 9-15 Yee Wo St.
    Hong Kong
    China SAR

    Tel: + 852 2890 8028
  • Page One The Designer’s Bookshop*
    Causeway Bay B1, Times Square, 1 Matheson St
    Hong Kong
    China SAR

    Tel: + 852 2506 0383
  • Elim Christian Book Store
    Admiralty 1/F
    Shop 3, Lippo Center

    Hong Kong 
    China SAR

    Tel: + 852 2530 2781

Foreign books

For books  in Japanese , try Mitsukoshi in Causeway Bay
For books in French, try:
Tel: + 852 2526 9215.

Children books
Books in Hong Kong are expensive, so a trip to the local library may be the best choice for finding books.
Toy stores, such as Toys R Us, and general bookstores sell childrens books.
You might want to consider buying lots of books to put them in your shipment prior moving.


Magazines are extremely expensive in Hong Kong and so it is better to have a subscription and have the magazine delivered to your door. Magazines can be found in bookstores.


For music lovers, HMV or HK Records will help you find what you're looking for.

  • HMV
    Tel: + 852 2602 3931
  • HK Records
    Tel: + 852 2845 7088