Tag Archives: Bookstores

S – Square Books – Oxford, MS

WELCOME to the letter S and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS  SQUARE BOOKS 160 Courthouse Sq. Oxford, Ms  662-236-2262 “Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing.” William Faulkner I wish we were … Continue reading

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L – Leakey Bookshop – Inverness, Scotland

WELCOME to the letter L and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS The preservation of historic structures is of great interest to me and so the idea of a bookshop located in Greyfriar’s Hall, which was once St. Mary’s Gaelic Church … Continue reading

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K – Kroch’s and Brentano’s – Paying Tribute

WELCOME to the letter K and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS I grew up with books and many of them were brought home by my father from Kroch’s and Brentano’s, the largest bookstore in Chicago and at one time the … Continue reading

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I – mc I ntyre’s Bookstore – Pittsboro, NC

WELCOME to the letter I and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS I’m an only child and have been known to bend a rule now and then. This is one of those times. I’m saving the letter M for Mystery Bookstores, but … Continue reading

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D – Dog Ear Bookstore and Cafe – Buffalo, NY

WELCOME to the letter D and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS  Dog Ears Bookstore and Café  688 Abbott Road Buffalo, NY   716-823-2665 Until now, the weathermen on TV have defined Buffalo, NY for me with images of horrendous winter storms … Continue reading

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B – Books of Wonder – New York, NY

WELCOME to the letter B and to this year’s theme: BOOKSHOPS 18 W. 18th St. NY, NY  212-989-3270 When I was a little girl, my mother would read to me. The books of my childhood created my lifetime habit of … Continue reading

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A New Series: A Few of My Favorite Things – Bookstores

“Stepheny Never Saw A Book Store She Didn’t Like”- RGH It would be hard for me to name my favorite independent bookstore. Probably the last one I visited. A favorite bookstore story happened in the Scotland Yard Book Store in … Continue reading

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