Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black Literature

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Clarke’s Bookshop
199 Long Street
Cape Town, CPT 8001

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Phone: +27 (0) 21 423 5739
Store Hours: Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat: 9.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; or by appointment

Clarke’s Bookshop has been in Long Street in the centre of Cape Town since 1957. Founded by Anthony Clarke as a secondhand bookshop, we began specialising in Africana in the 1970s. The new books section began with a shelf of South African books, which has grown to such an extent that we now specialise in books on Africa, with a particular focus on Southern Africa.

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