Readers’ Choice: 20 More Beautiful Bookstores from Around the World


Recently, we scoured the globe (and the Internet) to bring you our picks for the 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world. But of course, there are hundreds of gorgeous bookstores, and even more definitions of what makes a place beautiful, and so we asked you, our dear readers, to pitch in with your own favorites in the comments — and you all complied in force! There were so many great suggestions that we felt compelled to put together a second list, totally comprised of gorgeous bookstores recommended by our readers. Click through to see another roundup of some of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, from Slovakia to Brazil to West Chester, PA, and let us know which one is your own all-time favorite in the comments!

Kníhkupectvo, Bratislava, Slovakia [via]

Livraria Cultura, São Paulo, Brazil [via and via]

Academic Bookshop, Helsinki [via]

Massolit Books, Kraków, Poland [via and via]

Baldwin’s Book Barn, West Chester, PA [via and via]

Chapters Runnymede, Toronto [via]

Munro’s Books, Victoria, Canada [via]

Hennessey + Ingalls, Santa Monica, CA [via]

Leakeys Secondhand Bookshop, Iverness, Scotland [via]

Waterstones at the Bradford Wool Exchange, Bradford, UK [via]

Assouline Books, Paris, France [via]

Tattered Cover, Denver, CO [via]

The Honesty Bookshop, Hay-on-Wye, UK [via]

Daunt Books, Marylebone, London [via]

Rizzoli, New York City [via]

Librería Rosario Castellanos, Mexico City [via]

Mr. B’s Emporium of Reading Delights, Bath, England [via]

Underground bookstore in Coober Pedy, Australia [via]

Mendo, Amsterdam [via]

Bücherbogen, Berlin [via]