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John K. King Used & Rare Books

13 locals recommend ·
Location
901 West Lafayette Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Phone+1 313-961-0622
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:30 AM

Tips from locals

Samantha
Samantha
September 12, 2019
Selected as one of Business Insider's "World's Best Bookstores"
Cara
Cara
April 01, 2019
If you're an avid reader like me then this place will not disappoint. 4 glorious stories of used book heaven on Earth. Ah, the free smells! Take one of the oldest elevators in Michigan... they also have antiques and old maps in the back if Mr. King or his very knowledgeable wife are around to let…
Lisa
Lisa
January 01, 2019
You can spend days in here.
Michael
Michael
October 24, 2017
HUGE Building with floors of books to get lost in- do not miss this, book lovers!
Andrew
Andrew
May 31, 2017
There aren't many bookstores around like this anymore, let alone one that is one of the largest in the country. They have an estimated 1 million books in stock, with a large collection of rare and used titles. In a 2011 article from the online magazine Salon, the store was described as "one of the…