Coolest Bookstores Around the World

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Amazon and other huge companies have put a lot of smaller bookstores out of business, but the bookstores in the following article by Travel and Leisure are practically museums in their own right. Check them out.

Amazing Bookstores around the world

  • Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal
  • Barter Books, England
  • Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn
  • Cafebrería El Péndulo, Mexico City
  • Shakespeare and Co., Paris
  • Books for Cooks, Melbourne
  • Bart’s Books, Ojai, CA
  • Dominicanen Bookstore, Maastricht, Holland
  • Book Lounge, Cape Town
  • El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires
  • The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles
  • Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice
  • Librairie Avant-Garde, Nanjing, China
  • The Academic Bookstore, Helsinki, Finland
  • Stanfords, London

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