Boston’s Best Local Bookstores

June 23, 2014 10:00 AM
Boston’s Best Local Bookstores
" Boston is not immune to the rash of bookstore closings that has swept the country since the advent of digital reading media. Luckily for the city, some of the best brick and mortar bookstores in Boston are still standing. In fact, they do not look to be going anywhere anytime soon. Therefore, anyone in town looking for a place to browse, read or maybe even find a limited edition has a place to hunker down and smell the pages.

The outdoor bargain lot at the Brattle Book Shop (credit: brattlebookshop )

Brattle Book Shop 9 West St. Boston, MA 02111 (617) 542-0210

Brattle is one of the best-known bookstores in Boston, partly due to the fact that it was founded nearly 200 years ago. It has also been in the same family for more than half a century. The beauty of this shop is that it carries a large selection of used books for the everyday browser. However, it also has a wide selection of first editions and other rare collectible books. Brattle can even help decorators find decoratively bound books for sprucing up bookshelves in homes, offices and more "

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