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Top Choice Books in Recoleta & Barrio Norte

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This glorious bookstore in a converted theater continues to flourish in the age of the Kindle. The Grand Splendid theater opened in 1919 and was converted into a bookstore in 2000. Most of the seating was replaced w…
Books in San Telmo

Walrus Books

Run by an American photographer, this tiny shop is probably the best English-language bookstore in BA. Thousands of new and used literature and nonfiction books line the shelves here, and there’s a selection of Lati…
Books in Palermo

Libros del Pasaje

This literary sanctuary offers history, culture and art books. They're mostly in Spanish, but look for the small English section near the front door. There's a cute cafe in back, with a small indoor patio, for a sna…