44 Great American Bookstores Every Book Lover Must Visit

    Fighting the good fight for the American bibliophile. Have you shown your local indie love this week?

    1. Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, Iowa

    2. Guide to Kulchur, Cleveland

    3. John K. King Used and Rare Books, Detroit

    4. Myopic Books, Chicago

    5. Magers & Quinn, Minneapolis

    6. Full Circle Bookstore, Oklahoma City

    7. Common Good Books, St. Paul, Minnesota

    8. Square Books, Oxford, Mississippi

    9. Bound To Be Read Books, Atlanta

    10. Maple Street Books, New Orleans

    11. Parnassus Books, Nashville

    12. Heirloom Bookshop, Charleston, South Carolina

    13. Books & Books, Coral Gables, Florida

    14. Faulkner House Books, New Orleans

    15. South Congress Books, Austin

    16. Dog Eared Books, San Francisco

    17. The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles

    18. The Booksmith, San Francisco

    19. Skylight Books, Los Angeles

    20. Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur

    21. The Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, New Hampshire

    22. Brattle Book Shop, Boston

    23. Symposium Books, Providence, Rhode Island

    24. Politics & Prose, Washington, D.C.

    25. Grolier Poetry Book Shop, Boston

    26. Baldwin's Book Barn, West Chester, Pennsylvania

    27. Longfellow Books, Portland, Maine

    28. Atomic Books, Baltimore

    29. RiverRun Books, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

    30. Three Lives & Co., Manhattan

    31. powerHouse, DUMBO

    32. The Bookery, Ithaca

    33. McNally Jackson, Manhattan

    34. Housing Works Bookstore, Manhattan

    35. Powell's, Portland, Oregon

    36. Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle

    37. Shakespeare & Co., Missoula, Montana

    38. Rediscovered Books, Boise, Idaho

    39. Eclipse Bookstore, Bellingham, Washington

    40. The King's English Bookshop, Salt Lake City

    41. The Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, Arizona

    42. Bookworks, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    43. Red Letter Secondhand Books, Boulder, Colorado

    44. Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver

    There are so many amazing independent bookstores thriving in America, we know this list is just the beginning. Help us out and tell us about YOUR favorite indie bookstore!