Book Soup


8818 West Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 310-659-3110
Fax: 310-659-3410

Daily: 9AM-10PM

Call: 310-659-3110

From Downtown: Take the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) Westbound to La Cienega. Get off at La Cienega going north. La Cienega dead ends into Sunset Blvd. Turn Left on Sunset Blvd. Book Soup is on the left hand side of the street right about a 1/2 mile after La Cienega. Turn Left on Larrabbee and then an immediate left on Nellas. There is parking behind the store on Nellas.

From LAX: Follow signs for the I-405. Take the I-405 North to Sunset Blvd. Take Sunset Blvd. East. Book Soup is about 7 miles away on the right hand side (you will drive through Beverly Hills, and it will be apparent when you hit the Sunset Strip, start looking for us then). We are two blocks east of San Vicente (the Whiskey-a-go-go is on the left hand side of the street). Turn right on Larabbee and immediately left on Nellas. There is parking behind the store on Nellas.

From The San Fernando Valley: Take Laurel Canyon South toward West Hollywood. Turn right on Sunset Blvd. Book Soup is 1.2 miles down on the left hand side of the street. Turn left on Larabbee and immediately left on Nellas. Parking is behind the store on Nellas.

Book Soup

Book Soup is a 34 year old bookstore on the Sunset Strip in the heart of West Hollywood. With 60,000 titles and a staff that is knowledgeable and passionate, Book Soup is a classic independent bookstore and an L.A. Landmark. Book Soup carries titles ranging from the most popular to the most obscure, and employs a staff that can help you navigate the labyrinth of black shelves that carry everything from Mapplethorpe to Art Speigelman to Harry Potter. Though it is a general bookstore, Book Soup specializes in what the employees love most: art, photography, literary fiction, subversive non-fiction, film, music and graphic novels. Book Soup also holds hundreds of author events every year, sometimes multiple through the course of one day, ranging from literary powerhouses to Hollywood celebrities, up-and-coming authors to heavy hitting bloggers. You never know who youíre going to run into at Book Soup. If the inside of the store isnít enough, one turn around the corner and youíll find yourself in one of the largest newsstands in Los Angeles with upwards of 3,000 magazine titles to choose from.

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Book Soup