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The American Book Center

The American Book Center (ABC), an innovative and stubbornly independent English-language book store, has been an institution in Amsterdam for more than 40 years.

The American Book Center

Opening hours
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
11:00 - 18:30
Location
The American Book Center
Spui 12
1012 XA Amsterdam

The place to be for book lovers

The store stocks English-language fiction and non-fiction, magazines and merchandise and specialises in (niche) genres such as fashion, graphic design, music, science fiction and business. Its international team of booksellers make customer service their first priority. Own work can be printed in-house on the `Espresso Book Machine'. The shop also organises numerous readings, book signings, workshops and other events.

The American Book Center

Opening hours
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
11:00 - 18:30
Location
The American Book Center
Spui 12
1012 XA Amsterdam