Independent Bookstores

Barnes & Noble is a great place to hang out, with the megaselection, the coffee, the music. But I particularly like independent bookstores, and I’ve had the chance to visit some really cool ones. Here are a few favorites:

Books of Wonder

18 West 18th St.
New York, NY 10011

Books & Books

265 Aragon Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Anderson’s Bookshop

123 West Jefferson
Naperville, Illinois 60540

Watermark Books & Café

4701 East Douglas
Wichita, Kansas 67218

Bunch of Grapes Bookstore

44 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Red Balloon Bookshop

891 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Wild Rumpus

2720 West 43rd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55410