When Tess Callahan blogged a couple of weeks ago, she made a strong argument for supporting independent bookstores. We heart independent bookstores and asked our readers to name their favorites. If your favorite isn't on the list below, please add it in the comments section. Thanks Tess, and thanks to Emma Trelles who put together the list.
D.G.WILLS BOOKS, La Jolla, California
Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC.
The Regulator Bookshop, Durham, NC.
Amherst Books, Amherst MA
RJ Julia Bookstore, Madison CT
The Strand, NYC;
Powell's, Portland, Oregon;
Librairie Bookshop, 823 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Grass Roots Books, Corvallis, OR
Mrs. Dalloway's Berkeley, CA;
Spectator Books in Oakland, CA
Green Apple San Francisco, CA.
Open Books, Seattle, WA
Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee, Wisc
Burke's Book Store, Memphis TN.
Chop Suey, Richmond VA
Bookwoman Bookstore, Austin, TX
Bookpeople Bookstore, Austin, TX
Maple Street Bookshop, New Orleans,
Mac's Backs and Visible Voice Books, Cleveland, OH
Unnamable Books, Brooklyn, NY
Red Letter Bookstore, Boulder Co
Beat Bookshop, Boulder Co
Fact and Fiction, Missoula, MT
Haslam's St. Petersburg, Florida,
Book Revue Huntington Village, NY
Readers' Books, Sonoma, CA
Schuler's Books and Music, MI(Several locations and on-line)
Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, OR
Autumn Leaves, Ithaca, New York.
The Bookery, Ithaca, New York.