Third Place Seward Park is a general-interest bookstore featuring new and used books with a used-book buying counter open seven days a week. The shop opened its doors in May 2016 in the Seward Park neighborhood of south Seattle.
The Ivy Bookshop is an independent literary bookstore in Baltimore, Maryland. As a locally owned enterprise, the Ivy has a deep interest in promoting the community and its numerous educational and cultural institutions, and hosts author readings and events throughout the year.
Red Emma’s is the worker cooperative behind the restaurant, bookstore, and community events space at 1225 Cathedral Street, dedicated to putting principles of solidarity and sustainability into practice in a democratic workplace. They host a variety of talks, panels, readings, workshops, and screenings, almost all are entirely free to attend.
For more than three decades, A Cappella Books has been serving the Atlanta community with a unique selection of new, used, and antiquarian titles. Together with a wide range of partners across Atlanta, the bookstore invites authors all year long for book signings and literary events. A Cappella also buys, sells, and trades used books.
One of the nation’s oldest and largest mystery specialty bookstores, Murder By the Book carries over 25,000 books: new and used, hardcovers and paperbacks, first editions, collectibles, gift items, mystery magazines, and more. The shop regularly hosts hundreds of mystery, crime, and fantasy book signing events throughout the year.
The South Seaport location in lower Manhattan overlooks the East River and has two stories full of books—poetry, fiction, nonfiction, children’s, art—as well as magazines and stationary items. The bookstore hosts literary events regularly throughout the week.
McNally Jackson Books, located in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, stocks about 40,000 books at any given time and sprawls over 7,000 square feet. The bookstore hosts regular talks, readings, workshops, and book groups.
This expansion store of McNally Jackson Books located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is a two-story space with a large selection of literature and a robust children’s book section. The shop also hosts readings, talks, and panels across a range of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.
Shakespeare & Co. is an iconic Manhattan bookstore founded in 1983. The store is adjacent to the Hunter College campus and hosts book signings, readings, talks, and writing workshops.
The Lexington Avenue store also includes a high-quality café and the patented Espresso Book Machine technology, which can produce on-site bookstore-quality books in minutes from a catalog of over 7,000,000 in-copyright and public domain titles.
PowerHouse on 8th is a bookstore, reading club, mini-gallery, and community space bringing South Slope the best in fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, YA, novelty, cooking, decorating, stationery, and more, all from the curatorial minds hived at Dumbo’s famed powerHouse Arena. The shop hosts book launches, readings, and a Sunday Story Time series.