While public and private libraries provide access to knowledge (see Trinity Library in Dublin above), commercial bookstores provide patrons with a more intimate experience, allowing the actual purchase for private possession the books that libraries may only loan. This writer showcases some of the world's most beautiful bookstores and—if your are not able to visit them in purpose—ways to interact with them online.
50 Must-Visit Beautiful Bookstores on Six Continents
By Christy Childers
January 30, 2017