OTHERWISE

An English Language Bookshop in the center of Rome

Otherwise is… an independent English language bookstore in the centre of Rome, just off wonderful Piazza Navona. Never without a book! We are open every day and offer free delivery in Italy if you buy two or more books. A collaboration between independent bookstore Altroquando and Italian publisher Edizioni E/O, we are a cultural space offering contemporary and classic literature, quality nonfiction, illustrated, YA and children’s books, and a brand new section of English and Italian vintage.

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OUR SECTIONS

Events/Education/Book Club

EVENTS

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WHY BUY IN AN INDEPENDENT LIBRARY?

When you shop in an independent shop, the entire community benefits from:

THE ECONOMY

If you spend € 100 in an independent shop around € 65 remains in your community. Independent shops create jobs in your territory and pay taxes in Italy.

THE ENVIRONMENT

Buying “local” means less packaging, less transport, less infrastructure, less pollution and therefore benefits for your community.

THE COMMUNITY

The shopkeepers in your area are your friends and neighbors, support them and they will support you. More independent stores allow you more choice, variety and freedom.

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VISIT US

Via del Governo Vecchio 80
00136 Rome

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+39 06 6879825