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We may live in an age of digital and e-books, but don't let that fool you. The stores that made our list were chosen based on a number of criteria, like collection size, pricing, ambiance and orderliness and extra points were awarded for establishments with a store dog or cat. We searched and high low for the best of the best, so chuck your Kindle and use our list to help you locate the bookstore nearest you. As always, leave your own favorites in the comments. Of all the used bookstores on this list, none have greater deals or a greater selection than the Friends Book Shop. Located inside the Beverly Hills Public Library, this used bookstore which is the only bookstore in Beverly Hills, aside from Taschen on Beverly Drive has a wide variety of books, from fiction, art, and children's to classics, first editions, and signed copies. It's been around since and is run and operated by the Friends of The Beverly Hills Public Library, a garrulous, friendly bunch of senior citizens who are eager to chat about books and help you find whatever you are looking for.
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The following is a list of independent bookstores located in and around Los Angeles. Some bookstores sell both new and used books, but are listed under the category that best fits the individual store. Each bookstore is linked to its website, where you can get info on author readings, books in stock, etc. In place, they are each linked to an article profiling the store. Like Like.
I was on my way to the Nuart to catch a late film with a friend, and we figured we would find parking on Sawtelle Boulevard. But we never figured we would also find a little bookstore called SideShow on a tiny street with no pedestrian traffic. As we know all too well, and as reported in a recent cover story in The Journal, bookstores all over the country have been falling like dry leaves as consumers have swarmed to the convenience of online purchasing. So, why would a middle-aged Jewish man with no retail experience open a bookstore two years ago, just as so many others were closing down? After graduating from Brown University in the early s, he spent more than a decade in New York City following his first love — directing independent films.
Most of the time, when people talk about Sawtelle Boulevard, they mention the Japanophile stretch near Olympic, known as Little Osaka, where you can buy authentic red bean mochi, Sanrio knickknacks and mouthwatering ramen. The general area around the stretch is now technically known as Sawtelle Japantown. If you want a slice of the past, this is where you go. The businesses in Analog Alley have been around for years. The Nuart has been there since the s and Alias Books since Cinefile Video popped up in