Where all the books are free (for real)!
Includes sections on art history, theory, and technique, film, architecture and design, and anything you'd ever want to know about Botero, Boltanski, and the Fauves.
The store specializes in books about social movements, modern literature, children's books, and military history, but also stocks more general titles.
Since moving from its former location on Shattuck Avenue, Black Oak Books is now housed in the former Rountree's R & B Club, and carries many used titles.
Sells an eclectic, eccentric, and egalitarian treasure trove of secondhand books, and hosts occasional in-store shows and author events.
In addition to selling a wide selection of titles, the store's Alameda locale hosts weekly book clubs and readings by authors.
The shop sells books for readers of all genres and hosts regular book clubs and author readings.
Specializes in fantasy, sci-fi, and mystery books.
A sci-fi and graphic novel bookstore that rose from the ashes of Comic Relief.
Carries a wide selection of magazines, from Hi-Fructose to Atlantic Monthly, in addition to books and a cool selection of old punk and rock 'n' roll pins, tapes, and T-shirts.
The world-famous store sells secondhand books in every imaginable category, and hosts a lively calendar of readings by visiting authors and poets.
Offers new and used books and hosts a handful of author readings each month.
Carries a large selection of books and hosts regular author readings and events.
Dubbed the "Best Bookstore for Really Smart People" by the Express in 2009, the store specializes in stocking works published by university presses and hosts weekly lectures by notable authors and academics.
The bookstore has a politics section that could take an entire afternoon to browse, as well as ample labor studies and art sections. Walden also hosts a monthly mystery book club.