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Myopic Books - 4 Reviews - 1564 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL - Books Reviews - Phone (773) 862-4882

Myopic Books

1564 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 862-4882
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Books , Used Bookstores


Myopic Books - Chicago, IL
Myopic Books - Chicago, IL
Myopic Books - Chicago, IL
Myopic Books - Chicago, IL


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Myopic is one of my favorite places to troll for hours for used books. The staff are engaging, the selections are broad and thoughtful, and the setting is functional if not fancy...


""Employees too surly to work in fast food"" - This comment is accurate. We witnessed shocking and unacceptable behavior by an employee of the store and insisted adamantly on sp...

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Great Bookstore 4/18/2006

If you like books, you will LOVE Myopic. It's one of those bookstores with the huge,towering, winding shelves that you can just get lost in. Every topic and genre is covered. As far as price- I think it's about level with Amazon. Plus, it's right off the Damen Blue Line. Can't beat that! more

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MyOpic, MyAmazon 1/4/2006

Myopic books always thinks I'm stealing. For a used bookstore, this seems both typical and sort of ridiculous. Still, the books are a little overpriced for being used, but they still have a stunningly huge variety. The little reading nooks are nice, too, as well as the public reading space, used mostly for the Myopic book series. I think there's a cat running around, too- I love it when bookstores have cats, as cliche as it may seem. Anyhow, this bookstore is good if you're looking for something specific and used and want to patronize a local business. Still, part of me says, "go to's cheaper, and you will never be looked at like you're a dirty, dirty thief..." more
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  • In Short
    A neighborhood fixture since before Wicker Park was hipster ground-zero, this is one of the quirky, inviting places that made the neighborhood so cool in the first place. Besides...

  • 9/8/2004 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Monday To Friday From 11:00 AM To 01:00 AM Saturday From 11:00 AM To 01:00 AM Sunday From 11:00 AM To 10:00 PM
  • Payments:

    Master Card, Visa, Cash
  • Neighborhoods:

    Wicker Park, West Side