Thursday, September 11, 2008

Bookstore Hall of Fame: Best Place to get your philosophy fix?

A list of the 10 best bookstores in North America? Certainly some of the best places to go to augment your philosophy collection:

1) Tattered Cover--Denver, Colorado

2) Powell's Books--Portland, Oregon

3) Title Wave--Anchorage, Alaska

4) Mcnally Robinson Booksellers--Winnipeg, Canada

5) Harvard Book Store--Cambridge, Mass.

6) Clues Unlimited--Tucson, Arizona

7) Elliot Bay Book Company--Seattle, Washington

8) Kramerbooks and Afterward--Washington, D.C.

9) City Lights--San Francisco, California

10) Book People--Austin, Texas

I can proudly say I've been to 40% of these landmarks, but I'd be hard pressed to say whether I love Powell's or City Lights more.

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1 Comments:

At 7:47 AM , Blogger Michael Faris said...

I've only been to one. :(

I'm somewhat surprised Iowa City's Prairie Lights didn't make it on there, since it's a haven and great resource for creative writers, as well as NPR's programs that are out of there. But then again, maybe it's just too small and out of the way.

 

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