Kinokuniya is a global chain of bookstores, originally hailing from Tokyo in Japan. Now based in the popular Dubai Mall, you can browse through more than half a million book titles and many magazines, over an impressive 68,000 square feet of shop floor space. If English isn't your first language, you can also find books in Arabic, French, German, Chinese and Japanese.

Many people come to Dubai to soak up the sun on one of the ample beautiful beaches in the region. What better way to enjoy this than by reading a great novel? If you didn't have time to pack a book, or you need to stock up on more bestsellers to keep you going throughout your stay, Kinokuniya is the ideal store to head to.

Located in the bustling Dubai Mall, you will be spoilt for choice when selecting a book in Kinokuniya. With thousands upon thousands of titles to choose from, in a selection of different languages, you are bound to find something to suit any taste or preferred genre. If you are looking for something a little lighter to read, the store also stocks a wide selection of magazines.

With so many books to choose from, you can expect to find some of the best-selling titles of recent times, but also more unusual finds from authors you may not have heard of before. As well as works of fiction, you can select from a wide range of non-fiction books covering a whole raft of topics, including history, science, art, food and drink and computers. Children are also catered for with many books of interest, and, of course, what better way to discover more about Dubai than with a travel guide to this exciting and varied destination?

Kinokuniya is more than just one of Dubai's largest bookstores. It is also a central hub for multicultural and educational activities; it regularly puts on events and workshops that hold particular appeal to youngsters. You can also expect to find comic art demonstrations, language learning workshops and book launches, adding extra value to your shopping experience.

Whilst picking up a book or two, it is worth spending some time admiring the impressive Dubai Mall. It makes for a pleasant place to shop, and also boasts some of the best skyline views of the city, including vistas of the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa. Sit down and rest your legs as you enjoy the panoramic views in the Kino's Cafe, whilst you take a peek at your new book purchases from Kinokuniya.

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