Livraria Lello among the founders of the José Saramago Chair
In the month in which the celebrations for the centenary of José Saramago, the only Nobel Prize in Portuguese Language Literature, begin, UTAD, José Saramago Foundation and Livraria Lello signed an Agreement for the constitution of the José Saramago Chair.
Livraria Lello asks for prescription of books to promote Mental Health
Open letter sent to deputies of the Portuguese Assembly of Republic defends that book revenue be treated as a health expenditure and measure be included in the 2022 state budget
Afonso Cruz is Livraria Lello’s Author of the Month
On October 22, at 9 pm, Livraria Lello receives award-winning author Afonso Cruz for an intimate conversation about his work.
Livraria Lello challenges Luís Onofre to design shoes made from recycled plastic bottles
The bottles of water consumed by Livraria employees gain new life and are now stepping on the floor of the Most Beautiful Bookstore in the World, at the feet of its booksellers. Environmental, social and economic sustainability are the principles that guided Livraria Lello's latest project.
"Literally Candidates" at Livraria Lello
Interviews with candidates for the presidency of the Porto City Council published in e-book and on the TVI Player website. Ilda Figueiredo, Rui Moreira, Sérgio Aires, Tiago Barbosa Ribeiro and Vladimiro Feliz, were at Livraria Lello, for a conversation with journalist Carlos Magno about Literature and the city.
First edition of “Pride and Prejudice” bid for 95 thousand euros
First editions of "Pride and Prejudice", by Jane Austen, "Moby-Dick", by Herman Melville, and "Wizard of Oz", by Frank L. Baum, similar to those acquired by Livraria Lello in 2019, have been up for auction and have reached historic values.
T-shirts and tote bags Livraria Lello all around the world
Livraria Lello signed an agreement with Hallotex SL to authorize the exclusive sale of t’shirts and tote bags of the World’s Most Beautiful Bookshop, through Zara's online and physical stores.
Jim Morrison’s “Moby Dick” is at Livraria Lello
In the month of Herman Melville’s birth, Livraria Lello honors the author through his masterpiece, Moby Dick. Since 2019, a copy of the work’s first edition, which belonged to Jim Morrison, has been part of the assets of the centenary Porto bookshop.
Livraria Lello inspires the scenario of a new Netflix action film
The producers of Gunpowder Milkshake revealed that the film's scenario was inspired by the interior of the century-old Livraria Lello.
FIRST EDITION OF HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE BIDDED FOR 117 THOUSAND EUROS
A copy of the first edition of Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, similar to the one acquired in 2019 by Livraria Lello, has now been auctioned for more than 117 thousand euros. In just two years, the work valued almost 50 thousand euros, proving that books are, in fact, smart investments.
José Eduardo Agualusa featured at Livraria Lello
On July 23, at 9 pm, Livraria Lello receives José Eduardo Agualusa for an intimate conversation about his work.
LIVRARIA LELLO AMONG THE THREE INTERNATIONAL FINALISTS TO THE BOOKSTORE OF THE YEAR
Appointed as “The Most Beautiful in the World”, Livraria Lello is proof that success is not only achieved through beauty and is distinguished in the shortlist of the three most creative and innovative bookstores in the world.
Lello Livraria Inaugurates unprecedented project with TIME magazine and José Saramago Foundation
Two timeless and world-class brands - Livraria Lello and Time - come together on a journey through the Nobel Prizes for Literature. The installation Lello X Time: What Makes a Nobel? ...
Livraria Lello returns to read and be read
After Closing, Soon After Its 115th Anniversary, The House Of Books, Readers And Authors Reopen Doors Today, With Free Entry
Children's version of The Wizard of Oz receives an international illustration award
Gonçalo Viana's illustrations in the book O Feiticeiro de Oz, published by Livraria Lello last November, were distinguished in the annual Communication Arts 2021 illustration competition.
Partnership with PANTONE® turns the iconic staircase of Livraria Lello yellow and gray
In the celebration of 115 years since the doors opened, Livraria Lello wanted to celebrate with the same boldness with which it was inaugurated in 1906.
Siza Vieira accepts to create a project for a new cultural space at Livraria Lello
Álvaro Siza Vieira, accepted the invitation to sign the requalification project of number 148 of Rua das Carmelitas.
Livraria Lello opens a new window to the World through online sale
Maintaining the visionary and bold attitude with which, in 1906, it opened doors, Livraria Lello today creates a new window on the world, by putting some of its books on sale online.
Gilda nunes barata release a book with unpublished poems edited by livraria lello.
Livraria lello launches new children’s collection totally developed by national artists
Next Saturday, the 14th, Livraria Lello launches a collection of children’s books fully designed by national artists.
After 100 Days of Reading, Livraria Lello Reveals the “Quarantine Tales” Prize Winners
During confinement, Livraria Lello might only have invited its readers to read. We might only have fostered refuge in this pursuit and awaited better days.
Livraria Lello and Teatro Sá da Bandeira
On the eve of Saint John’s, Porto embarks on a truly city-wide festival and including everybody irrespective of their purchasing power, social background, colour, sexual orientation or cultural tastes.
Over 5,600 new authors from 39 countries dispute the Livraria Lello "Quarantine Tales” Prize
Open letter to somebody who never visited Livraria Lello
It was the readers of Livraria Lello that turned this bookstore into an open letter. As Umberto Eco explained in his lessons at Harvard, literature implies a fictional pact that reflects in the acceptance on behalf of the reader of a truth that extends beyond the actual reality of writing.
Livraria Lello concludes the world’s first Book Drive-Thru with over ten thousand books
Livraria Lello, in Porto, opened last Wednesday, April 1st, “the world’s first bookshop drive-thru” and is offering one book per day
Livraria lello launches the “quarantine tales” prize
The Prize comes with a total of 6,000 euros and publication in a book of six unpublished stories by new (national and international) authors. Entries open until the end of May.
entering livraria lello means reading a book
We know that, prior to the pandemic, Livraria Lello was an unmistakeable icon of the city of Porto.
Lello bookshop opens wicket for the city
As from 1 April, from 10am to 12pm, from Monday to Friday, Livraria Lello is running the first “Book Drive Thru” in the world to gift one book per day to all its readers.
Cultural and tourism institutions of porto unite and suspend activities until 3 april
Accompanying the decision by the Municipal Council of Porto, which stipulated the cancellation of all events run by the municipality, as well as the temporary closure of all Municipal Museums and Libraries