Many books are scattered throughout Tamriel. Their content ranges from history and lore about Tamriel, to stories and myths, to even training a specific skill. Although most books are easily obtained and worth anywhere from 5 to 25 , some of the more valuable books include A Game at Dinner and The Horrors of Castle Xyr
- First Edition in the Imperial City Market District.
- Renoit's Books in Chorrol.
- Southern Books in Leyawiin.
- Mach-Na's Books in Cheydinhal.
- Books of Bliss in New Sheoth.
- Mystic Archives in the Arcane University at the Imperial City.
- The Arcanaeum at the College of Winterhold. Books are bought and sold here.
- The Imperial Library – contains all books from previous Elder Scrolls games.