The Canyon Way Bookstore is a local institution offering a fine choice of books, with especially good history, mystery and children's sections. An on-site restaurant provides good homemade meals, a peaceful patio an…
This nonprofit feminist bookstore is parodied in Portlandia episodes. Plenty of community events take place here, and it's a valuable resource center as well.
Good general, independent bookstore with especially strong literary-fiction, biography and nonfiction sections. Holds frequent author readings.
An excellent comic book shop in Old Town, with a vast but well-curated selection.