About Us

The Globe Corner Bookstores carries one of North America’s largest selections of books and maps for the traveller. We provide a full range of travel and outdoor recreation reference materials for a destination: guidebooks, maps, atlases, recreation guides, travel literature, nature guides, photography books, cookbooks, and language products.

Our blog is a forum for Globe Corner & Brookline Booksmith staff and alumni to write book reviews, post news about new titles and products, share travel tips, and send travel dispatches from around the world. Please join in by posting your own comments—our staff welcomes customer input and advice.

Shop at our online bookstore — www.globecorner.com or visit our new bricks & mortar “parent”, Brookline Booksmith in Coolidge Corner.

Globe Corner’s Harvard Square retail store closed in July 2011 and Brookline Booksmith purchased globecorner.com in May 2012.

Customer service telephone support for online Orders

The customer service desk hours are Mon-Fri, 10am to 5pm Eastern Time.  Orders may be placed online 24/7.  Online orders are filled 7 days a week.

Abby Cooke:  (617) 396-4627 acooke@globecorner.com

Please note:  the Brookline Booksmith retail store staff do not have access to the Globe Corner online order data base and can not provide information about an order placed online.  Please call or email Abby.

Globe Corner Blog Editor:

Jodie Vinson: email questions or suggestions about the Globe Corner Blogs to Jodie@brooklinebooksmith.com

Globe Corner questions related to matter prior to May 2012:

  • online orders placed before May 1, 2012
  • Globe Corner Gift Certificates issued prior to 2012
  • or Old Corner Bookstore Inc. inquiries

   Contact Pat Carrier:  email pcarrier@globecorner.com or call 617-475-0627

FAQ about the Globe Corner Frequent Traveller Discount Program:

The Globe Corner announced in the Fall of 2010 that it was phasing out the Frequent Traveller Card – in multiple emails, in-store signs, and on its web site.  Since it was a program tied to the bricks & mortar store in Harvard Square (it was not eligible to be used for orders submitted on the web site), the previous owner of the Globe Corner discontinued the program in July 2011 – when the Harvard Square location closed.

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