Thursday, November 15, 2012

Famous Writers on Their Favorite Bookstores

by . Posted on Flavorpill - Tuesday Nov 13, 2012

Writers tend know a thing or two about bookstores. Not only do they spend time in them touring, reading and signing, but writers tend to be voracious readers, and every voracious reader has a favorite brick and mortar bookstore. Enter My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, which hits shelves today, a fantastic book that collects 82 short essays from noted authors on their best loved bookshops, whether obvious or out of the way, accompanied by great illustrations by Leif Parsons. After the jump, we’ve excerpted just a few of some of our favorite authors’ picks — check them out, and if you feel so inclined, tell us about your own favorite bookstores in the comments!

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