Bookstores with Physical Storefronts
- Provides an easily searchable on-line catalog containing about 3 million books, with
commentary on many of them. On-line ordering. Offers an e-mail service that will notify
you when books by specified authors are released. Visitors to the site can add comments
about books in the catalog.
- Accepts book orders on line, by phone, or by mail. Offers reviews and excerpts.
- 4 million titles in a searchable on-line catalog. On-line ordering. A good place for
poetry lovers. An excellent "Poetry Exhibit" offers selections from available
poetry books, with pictures and bios of the authors. Also listings of new poetry books
published each month, listings of all past winners of important poetry prizes, and a
poetry discussion forum. (Formerly called Book Stacks.)
- A Collectors Bookstore
- Specializes in collector's books.
- The Internet Bookstore
- Offers over 500,000 books. Searchable catalog.
- Barnes & Noble
- On-line catalog of over 1 million titles from the superstore behemoth. Also book reviews
and recommendations, discussion forums, and on-line chat events with noted authors.
- Book Passage
- Corte Madera, CA.
- The Booksmith
- San Francisco. Searchable on-line catalog of more than 50,000 on-hand books, audio
tapes, calendars, and CD-ROM's. Also autographed and limited-edition books. On-line
ordering. You can even order a book to be signed by one of the visiting writers listed in
the store's calendar of readings.
- A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books
- San Francisco; Cupertino, CA; Larkspur, CA.
- Cody's Books
- A Different Light Bookstore
- Locations in New York, San Francisco, West Hollywood. Bills itself as "America's
largest lesbian and gay bookseller." Searchable on-line catalog, on-line
ordering, and chat forum.
- Elliott Bay Book Company
- Harvard Book Store
- Cambridge, MA.
- Hungry Mind Bookstore
- Saint Paul, MN. Includes calendar of readings and The Hungry Mind Review, an
on-line book review. On-line ordering of some books, such as those reviewed in HMR.
- Kepler's Books
- Menlo Park, CA. Calendar of readings. On-line ordering from catalog that contains
capsule reviews of many of its books.
- Powell's Books
- Portland, OR. New, used, and rare books. Searchable on-line catalog, on-line ordering.
- Talking Leaves Books
- Buffalo, NY.
- The Tattered Cover
- That Bookstore in Blytheville
- Blytheville, AR.
- WordsWorth Books
- Cambridge, MA. Searchable on-line catalog, on-line ordering. Calendar of author
- Run by the American Booksellers Association, this site offers a searchable database of
several hundred bookstore Web sites. There
are also many other book-related resources.
- BookWire Index of