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Powell's City of Books

Powell's is one of the USA's largest independent bookstores, with a whole city block of new and used titles and a well-attended series of readings. There's another branch at 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd (with a Home and G…
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Canyon Way Bookstore

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…
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In Other Words

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.
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Broadway Books

Good general, independent bookstore with especially strong literary-fiction, biography and nonfiction sections. Holds frequent author readings.
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Floating World Comics

An excellent comic book shop in Old Town, with a vast but well-curated selection.