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It's a Newtown icon. It's been around for so long that really, it is a multi-dimensional bookshop. The outside doesn't do it any justice at all! Just think of the Tardis. This is the tardis bookshop.
I've lost hours and hours in there. I go in to find a particular book and I walk out with a whole heap of other books that are totallyread more
On my first visit to this secondhand bookstore I was surprised by how big this place is, and the enormous amount of great books (and CDs) available! It's like a forest of knowledge and I was completely lost in the 'vintage library atmosphere'. With everything at good prices, it only takes seconds before you pick up your first book. And once you've left the store make sure you visit their website for a digital encore!
I defy you to wander into Gould's and not emerge more than an hour later with five books you never meant to buy. The cavernous store has everything you could ever hope to find, and Mr Gould is such a groovy fella, too!
The prices are good, and if you can't find what you're after, the staff are freakishly good at knowing where it is, even if it's buried under a tonne of books at the back of the store!