Last Word Bookshop

Located on the central 40th Street corridor, The Last Word Bookshop is a Penn campus favorite.

Looking for something specific or need a recommendation? Our helpful staff (including our resident shop cat) is here to help. If you prefer to browse, we have dozens of shelves, thoughtfully organized by category. From fiction to women’s studies to biography, we have a wide selection with something for every reader.

Used books right off campus
Payment Types
All major credit cards, cash
Price Range
Used books in every genre
Learn More Young Man and Woman enjoying each others company as they casually stroll through the Shop Penn experience.
What’s better than a carefree weekend? Kick off your Saturday afternoon with a leisurely walk through Penn’s campus—making a couple important stops, of course!
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220 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Store hours
Daily, 10am-10pm