Our first literary riso print

When we launched Eleven Books & Books a few months ago, we promised to introduce some other book-related projects that we've been working on. One of the ideas we wanted to bring to life was a combination of quotes from books that we find inspiring with original art. We approached our friend Berenika Polomová who is a talented artist and the result of our collaboration is the first Eleven B&B literary print. We selected Henry David Thoreau and one of the lesser known quotes from his classic Walden; or, Life in the Woods, first published in 1854. “Live in each...

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Books & Coffee (again)

We still miss being able to serve you coffee so we figured out a way to bring back the good old books & coffee days at least in a small way. By subscribing to our "books & coffee" project you'll be receiving a book and 100g of excellent coffee (roasted by Poetry Coffee) once a month for six months in a row starting from January 2022. You won't know what book you'll receive but we've created several packages for you to choose from which will give you a pretty good idea. As for the coffee, you'll receive a different variety...

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From the 11th Floor to Eleven Books & Books

In our very first blog post, we'd like to give you a bit more background on why we changed 11th Floor Books to Eleven Books & Books and about our plans for the future. We launched our online bookstore specialized in books in English in September 2011 (11th Floor Books) and opened our own small bookstore/cafe in February of 2016 (Eleven Books & Coffee). Due to several factors, we made the tough decision to close Eleven Books & Coffee on the last day of June in 2020. Running our own bookstore has been an amazing experience - we miss the...

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