About Book Soup

Book Soup is located on the world-famous Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California and is open 9am to 10pm Monday - Saturday and 9am to 7pm on Sunday. Book Soup was founded by Glenn Goldman and 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 a love for 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 record reissues, 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 books 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 author events, updated signed books inventory, and other store news .   

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