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We're celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with the 1st DC Bookstore Crawl, Saturday April 27th!

Welcome to Bridge Street Books

Founded in 1980, Bridge Street Books has been in operation longer than any other DC independent. We carry a wide selection of trade, university, and small press publications. Come check out curated selections of Fiction, Poetry, Philosophy, History, Politics, and Art. We also carry diverse selections of Science, Music, Religion, Cultural Theory, Psychology, Black Studies, Judaica, Gender Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Russia and Eastern Europe, Asia, Latin America, and many more genres!

We are a full service book store. Can't find the book you're dying to read? Let us know and we'll gladly order it for you.