BOOK SOUP: BOOKSELLER TO THE GREAT & INFAMOUS

Book Soup is a full-service bookstore located on the world-famous Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. Founded in 1975 as a “Bookseller to the Great and Infamous,” the store boasts an expertly-curated selection of books (fiction, non-fiction, music, film, memoir & biography, art & design), as well as signed and autographed collections, vinyl records, toys, and unique gifts. Home to 60,000+ titles, and host to more than 300 author events and signings each year, Book Soup is a historic Los Angeles landmark, and an iconic shopping destination for locals and tourists alike.

Book Soup is located on the world-famous Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. Founded by Glenn Goldman as “Bookseller to the Great and Infamous,” the store has been serving readers, writers, artists, rock ‘n’ rollers, and celebrities since 1975.

Guarded over by two golden dogs, Book Soup has 60,000+ titles, specializing in art, film, photography, music, and literary fiction. We have a deep commitment to university, international, and small presses, and maintain an array of exclusive autographed books. Customers are delighted by the rare gems they discover on our shelves.

Known for our floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, high-profile author readings, limited-edition books, vinyl records, and celebrity clientele, Book Soup is an essential stop on any tour of Los Angeles. Our booksellers are here every day to recommend your next book, pick out a gift, or just talk lit with you.

Visit staff picks to see what our extraordinary (and very opinionated) booksellers are reading, and please be sure to join our mailing list for a complete schedule of upcoming author events, updated signed books inventory, and other store news.

Opening Hours

Monday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Tuesday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thursday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM