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.

BAMB 2014

Need some last minute Xmas presents?  We are open Sat 20 December 10am to 2pm and Mon-Tuesday 22nd/23rd December 9am to 5pm.

Lots of discounted prices for our students

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Loyalty scheme

Just in! New pyjamas.  Only £19.99

Cosy and warm.


New pyjamas just in.


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Freshers: New students Autumn 2014

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!

Check us out on Twitter and Facebook for up to date news and offers.  Extra opening hours at start of term: see below.



Opening times

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

Xmas closing:

We are closed from 5pm on

23 December and re-open on

5th January 2015

Buy your eBooks here!

Buy your eBooks here

Richard III souvenirs

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or at shop@le

Richard III souvenirs