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.

Your Bookshop

Place of Learning, Place of Discovery

Whether you are staff, student, researcher or a member of the public, we have books for you.  We stock:

          academic textbooks     general books     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.

 We like this: new edition of The Norton Shakespeare

Print book plus full digital edition with links to over 8 hours of spoken word audio, to documents, maps, genealogies.  Also links to Folio editions.  Absolutely brilliant use of print and e resources to help you in your course.

 Norton Shakespeare





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Opening times

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


Buy your eBooks here!

Buy your eBooks here

Richard III souvenirs

Buy either in the bookshop
or at shop@le

Richard III souvenirs