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Top Choice Books in Little Italy, Mile End & Outremont

Drawn & Quarterly

The flagship store of this cult independent comic-book and graphic-novel publisher has become something of a local literary haven. Cool book launches take place here, and the quaint little shop sells all sorts of re…
Books in Plateau Mont-Royal

Le Port de Tête

This is a wonderfully curated bookstore that often showcases up-and-coming work from dynamic small publishers. The selection is eclectic as hell: thousands of philosophy titles share space with plays, poetry and gra…
Books in Southwest & Outer Montréal

Librairie Olivieri

A splendid place to while away a few hours is the indie bookstore Librairie Olivieri at the Université de Montréal, which also has an excellent bistro serving poached salmon, magret de canard (duck breast) and chang…
Books in Plateau Mont-Royal

Librairie Michel Fortin

A mecca for every foreign-language student and linguist freak in town. You can find children's books, CDs and DVDs, dual-language readers and novels, covering more than 200 languages.