Beloved Book Stores

Beloved Book Stores

Here are a few of my favourite local bookstores: I enjoy wandering the streets of different cities and discovering treasure troves of books; however, I would like to hear from you about stores you would like to see listed in this section.

Please send an email with the store’s name, city and, should you wish to, a little blurb as to why you’ve chosen it:

Kidlink – big shout-out to the most well-read staff! 
5604 Monkland Av
Montreal, QC H4A 1E3
(514) 482-4188

The Word
469 Milton Street
Montreal, QC H2X 1W3
(514) 845-5640

5519 Queen-Mary Ch
Montreal, QC H3X 1V4
(514) 486-7369

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
211, rue Bernard Ouest
Montréal, QC H2T 2K5
(514) 279-2221

713 Avenue Du Mont-Royal East
Montréal, QC H2J 1W7
(514) 523-6389

Paragraphe – big shout-out to Christine!
2220, Avenue McGill College
Montreal, QC H3A 3P9
(514) 845-5811

Argo Bookshop
1915, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montréal, QC H3H 1M3
(514) 931-3442

Appetite for Books
388 Victoria Ave
Westmount, QC H3Z 2N4
(514) 369-2002

1500, Avenue McGill Collège
Montreal, QC H3A 3J5
(514) 281-5549

Librairie Michel Fortin
3714 Saint-Denis Rue
Montreal, QC H2X 3L7
(514) 849-5719

Babar En Ville (submitted by Robyn)
1235-A Greene
Westmount, QC H3Z 2A4, Canada
+1 514-931-0606

1171 Rue Sainte-Catherine O
Montreal, QC H3B 1K4
(514) 849-8825

Cheap Thrills
2044 Rue Metcalfe
Montreal, QC H3A 1X8
(514) 844-8988

Encore Books
5670 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC H4A 1W7
(514) 482-5100

Livres Beazley Books (Michelle writes: The owner, Pierre Paré, is everything you want in a bookstore owner: he is erudite and extremely well-read, eccentric, funny as hell and a wonderful conversationalist. He also knows more about books than I’ll forget in a lifetime).
15 Cartier Avenue
Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4R5, Canada
+1 514-505-1009

Black Cat Books
168E Queen
Lennoxville (Sherbrooke) J1M 1J9, Canada
+1 819-346-1786

Octopus Books (Thanks, Dana S.)
116 Third Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1S 2K1, Canada
+1 613-233-2589


Crow Bookshop
14 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401

Phoenix Books
191 Bank Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 448-3350

The Strand
828 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
(212) 473-1452

Harvard Book Store‎
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard University‎
(617) 661-1515

City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 362-8193

Trident Booksellers and Cafe (my second home when I lived in Boston)
338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-8688

McIntyre’s Books (thanks, Ilana!)
220 Market Street, Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-3030

McNally Jackson Books (Agreed, Sophie G.)
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 274-1160

Foyles (Thanks, Vicky S.)
113-119 Charing Cross Road
London, Greater London WC2H 0EB, United Kingdom
+44 20 7437 5660