Incredible U.S. Bookstores


(Photo from Northshire Bookstore, Vermont)

I’ve posted lists before of the most incredible bookstores in the world. But alas, most of us will never have the opportunity to travel to all those countries to see these wonders. So here’s a list of the best in the U.S., giving us a more likely chance to see them. Check out the photos, you know you’ll love actually going to these places and touching the books.

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need to Visit in America

Bart’s Books, Ohai, CA

Faulkner House Books, New Orleans, LA

The Writer’s Block, Las Vegas, NV

Idlewild Books, New York City, NY

The Montague Book Mill, Montague, Massachusetts

Baldwin Book Barn, West Chester, PA

Brattle Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts

City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, CA

BookBar, Denver, CO

Dickson Street Bookshop, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Oxford Exchange, Tampa, FL

Armadillo’s Pillow, Chicago, IL

Book Loft of German Village, Columbus, OH

(Rosemary, I’m going to come visit! I hope German Village is like you portray it in your vampire book. Any other German Village places to recommend?)

Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar, Asheville, NC

Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, Vermont

Powell’s City of Books, Portland, OR

(They have several locations besides the giant main store. I LOVE Powell’s. When I very occasionally get back to visit friends in Portland, I spend a whole day book shopping and have to ship boxes home.)

Taylor Books, Charleston, WV

The Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA

Housing Works Bookstore Café, New York City, NY


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