10 incredible bookstores in unusual places
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:01 PM
With the advent of online book buying and e-books, many have predicted the eventual disappearance of stores where you can put down money and buy a book. To that, we book-loving stalwarts say, “NEVER!” Nothing beats walking through a bookshop and looking at all the covers, picking tomes up and turning them over, the smell of ink on paper, conversations with strangers about authors … it all conspires to create an experience like few others. Add to that a remarkable converted space in which the shop is housed and we’re talking bibliophile bliss. We're grateful that there are plenty of beautiful bookstores still out there, but we love the following for their most-unusual settings.