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Morioka Shoten | Takram

Fascinating Morioka Shoten bookstore in Tokyo stocks just one book a week

Daikanyama T-Site by Klein Dytham Architecture

T Site bookstore by Klein Dytham architecture, Daikanyama Japan store design

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Part sculpture, part cave—see inside for seats!

Pedro Sousa's futuristic pod lounges were recently displayed at Italy's MART museum. Visitors wonder whether they're modern sculpture or ready-to-orbit spaceship?

Daikanyama T-Site

This slick, super-modern store benefits from clean design and charming flourishes of light and mirrors. Daikanyama T-Site, Tokyo, Japan. (Weeps in a corner)

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Vault of Knowledge: Fangsuo Bookstore in Chengdu, China

Fangsuo Bookstore in Chengdu, China — Photo © Li Guo-Min

Wendal’s Bookstore and Cafe (Fort Langley, BC) | 35 Canadian Bookstores You Need To Visit Before You Die

Wendel’s Bookstore and Cafe (Fort Langley, BC)

Love this! For my outdoor bar in my dream house... More

Wine Glass Holder - Recycled Vintage Rake Color: Blue and Rusty Chippy Paint Size: 11 Tall x 14 Wide

As bookstores all over the United States close their doors, helpless against the onset of ebooks, Japan holds steadfast to the cultural importance of the printed page. Just last month, a new bookstore called Kyoto Okazaki Tsutaya opened in Kyoto, heralding a mission to stock their selves with books that will “move the soul” and reinforce Kyoto’s status as a leading cultural center.

Kyoto’s New Tsutaya Bookstore

As bookstores all over the United States close their doors, helpless against the onset of ebooks, Japan holds steadfast to the cultural importance of the printed page.

Not only has The Spotty Dog Books Ale in Hudson, NY landed on the best idea for a business ever (book and artisanal ales? Yes please), but they’re housed in a gorgeous old firehouse, which still boasts its original 1889 ceiling.

Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book | Brain Pickings

Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book

A man browsing for books in Cincinnati’s main library. Demolished in 1955 My idea of heaven!

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