Across the US, independent bookstores are having a comeback. Often combining bookselling with a cafe or bar, these stores will usually stock rare presses and obscure publishers, alongside classics and bestsellers. The below are no exception, but also have that little something extra which makes them stand out from the rest.
493 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601, USA, +1 706-352-2060
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
The go-to spot for Minneapolis readers, featuring everything from newest releases to rare collectible finds. Deceptively small from the outside, this extensive collection will keep you busy for hours.
3038 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA, +1 612-822-4611
A well-loved neighborhood hangout, it’s dog-friendly and hosts books clubs and a range of local events.
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107, USA, +1 505-344-8139
A charming shop on three levels, with a great range of educational books and gifts.