University of Leicester Bookshop

Welcome to the University of Leicester Bookshop, your local academic bookseller. We are open all year round and are open to the public. Browse new releases, read reviews, order books, buy gifts, find out about new stock and get involved in events. It's all here, so have a look and find out more. To buy clothing and gifts on line please go to our transactional website, shop@le on the left of our page. All our profits support the teaching and research in your University.

Books for all

Whether you are staff, student, researcher or a member of the public, we have books for you.  We stock academic textbooks, general books and children's books. We also have all the reading lists, and recommended academic books are in stock.  If we haven't got the book you want we can usually get it in 24 hours.  To reserve books just drop us a line at or give us a ring.


Just published and available in the shop or on-line at shop@le

Bones of a King  

We stock University clothing - lots to choose from

Just in

Happy 80th Birthday Penguin

80 LittleBlackClassics

for 80p each

In stock now






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Check out our offers

We have lots of discount offers on your text books.  These are especially tailored to our students' needs and we make sure you get the edition that you need for your course.  We are the experts so come to us!

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Opening times

Easter vacation opening times:

We are only closed at the following times over Easter:

Thursday 2nd April-Tuesday 7th April

Normal hours apply for the rest of the holiday vacation


Opening Times

9.30am to 4pm

Term time:
Mon - Fri 9.00am - 5.30pm
Sat 10.00am - 2.00pm

Vacation period:
Mon - Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sat 10.00am - 2.00pm

Buy your eBooks here!

Buy your eBooks here

Richard III souvenirs

Buy either in the bookshop
or at shop@le

Richard III souvenirs