Τhe streets surrounding Pansodan Road are filled with book sellers, here you will find everything from modern day classics to books printed several decades ago. The stalls are a good place to pick up books written about Myanmar, and a growing number of books written by Myanmar authors are becoming available in English print. Book lovers can easily spend a happy few hours nosing around the extensive selections.
AR YONE THIT BOOKSHOPS
One of a number of book stores lining the southern edge of Bogyoke Aung San Road, this one close to Central Hotel has a good stock of English-language books. The owner, Khin Maung Tin, is knowledgeable and keen to chat.
Address: 365 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Pabedan Township
Opening Hours: 9am ~ 6:30pm
A well-stocked bookstore with just about every book you could ever read about Myanmar. The owner is very knowledgeable about local literature.
Address: 37th Street, just south of Mahabandoola Road, Kyauktada Township
Opening Hours: 9am ~ 6:30pm
One of the larger book shops stocked with fiction for all ages, as well as non-fiction on every topic imaginable. For students, they have study aids as well as teaching materials for schools. They also have a decent sized discount section with books at half price and a large collection of second hand books.
Address- I: No.S-5, 2nd floor, Waizayantar Shopping Centre, Waizayantar Road, Thingangyun Township
Address II: Block C Pearl Condo, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township
Phone: 09421109960, 09780162900
Phone: 9am ~ 7pm
Email: [email protected]
INNWA BOOK STORE
You’ll find a good selection of English-language titles at this store.
Address: 301 Pansodan Road, Kyauktada Township 0189838
Opening Hours: 8:30 am ~ 7:30pm
NEW VISION BOOKS
Well stocked with English-language books about Myanmar and many second hand English language novels.
Address: 146A, 37th Street (between Anawhrahta and Mahabandoola Streets), Kyauktada Township 01249068
Opening Hours: 8:30am ~ 5pm
Possibly Yangon’s best-stocked shop for English-language books, there’s also a toy shop, a cafe and a spa in the same compound.
Address: 150 Dhamazedi Road, Bahan Township. 01537805, 01536306
Opening Hours: 8:30am ~ 8:30pm
MYANMAR BOOK CENTRE
Two well-stocked book store, the one downtown has perhaps slightly more choice than the store on Baho Road. The Baho Road branch also sells a range of Myanmar arts and crafts.
Downtown Branch: Near the corner of Merchant and 35th Streets.
Baho Road branch: Corner of Baho and Ahlone Roads.
Opening Hours: 9am ~ 6pm
POPULAR BOOK STORE
Part of the same company as City Mart supermarkets, Popular BookStores have a reasonable selection of English-language books.
Address: CityMart (Maynigone and Junction Square)
Opening Hours: 9am ~ 10pm
TAB BOOK CENTRE
Stocked with a variety of local and international books mostly covering school subjects with a wide range of levels. Subjects include electronics, medicine, business & management, art & decoration, IGCSE, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, primary, secondary, and International children’s books.
Address I: No.4015,4016,4017, 3rd Floor, Taw Win Centre, Dagon Township
Address II: Hleden Centre, Hleden Road, Kamayut Township
Phone: 018600042, 018600043, 018600044
Opening Hours: 9am ~ 9pm
Email: [email protected] Website: www.tabbookcentre.com