How many times have I found myself looking for english books in Denmark to buy!
I love to curl up with a good book on those cold winter evenings?
I can easily spend an afternoon engrossed in a good book. Now, I personally enjoy fiction and find it easier to get into the lives of fictional characters than those of non- fictional. I do enjoy non-fiction, but it seems to take more concentration and sometimes history is just a bit too depressing.
The problem with being an english speaking expat is finding books to read in English. I can read Danish, but it is more work than relaxation. I read Danish books when I want to work on my language and reading skills. So when I want to relax, I do so with a book written in my native language. Don't you?
Books in Denmark are not cheap -- usually about 100-150 kroner for a new paperback and about 60 kroner for a good used one. That is not to say you can’t find them cheaper – it is just harder.
Below are some ideas for finding books in Denmark without having to pay ridiculous bookstore prices!
So instead of worrying about the rain, snow and cold winds of winter, pick up a good book and wile away the hours and enjoy life in Denmark.
There are many places to find english books in Denmark. You can start by visiting the new and used book stores in your area. Copenhagen, Arhus, Aalborg and Odense all have large university populations, which helps stimulate the need for english books, more so than in other parts of the country. Most of them do stock some English novels.
Next try looking at some of the auction style sites in Denmark.
Auction sites outside of Denmark are also good, especially if you buy in bulk and get bulk shipping.
Schaum's Outline Series
Other places to sort your books are:
Remember, when buying anything within the EU, you can avoid paying import taxes. Anything from the US or outside the EU will require you to pay import duty, so calculate that into your purchase prices.
If you found this page helpful, please give a google+ and or a facebook like at the top of the screen, so others can also find this information. Thank you.
Do you have a helpful tip or comment on this subject that you would like to share? Please leave comments below.
Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...
english books in denmark
You could always try www.used-books.dk. I've found some good cheap ones there.
English books for sale in Copenhagen
We have nearly 1000 English paper backs that we need to unload in Copenhagen. Many classics, sci-fi, popular and some non fiction. Do you have an idea …
You can also rent English books at owlbooks.dk Not rated yet
Owlbooks.dk This website mainly has books for children, but carries some great dystopia titles as well! The nice thing is that you receive them in the …
Skulpturel filtning Not rated yet
If you contacted me earlier this week about this book - I may have found a copy for you. Please contact me again.
Jul 25, 16 05:39 AM
Here is our continued list of copenhagen restaurants and eateries in the capitol of Denmark.
Jul 25, 16 05:36 AM
Transportation to Denmark is becoming increasingly easier with lots of airlines flyng to several of the major airports. There is also train and ferry connctions.
Jul 25, 16 05:29 AM
There are many groups for expats in Denmark, so any expat in Denmark should be able to have local contacts for advice and friendship. Check out our list here.