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World's coolest bookstores

By Frances Cha, CNN
updated 4:36 AM EDT, Tue September 2, 2014
Stunning El Ateneo bookstore in Buenos Aires was once a theater. The theater boxes have been turned into reading spaces. Stunning El Ateneo bookstore in Buenos Aires was once a theater. The theater boxes have been turned into reading spaces.
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World's coolest bookstores
Shakespeare and Company (Paris)
The Last Bookstore (Los Angeles)
Livraria Lello (Porto, Portugal)
Assouline Venezia (Venice, Italy)
Boekhandel Dominicanen (Netherlands)
Librairie Avant-Garde (Nanjing, China)
John K. King Used & Rare Books (Detroit)
Books for Cooks (Melbourne, Australia)
Powell's City of Books (Portland, Oregon)
Parnassus Books (Nashville, Tennessee)
Cafebreria El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico
Stanfords Bookstore (London)
1200 Bookshop (Guangzhou, China)
Foyles flagship (London)
Strand (New York)
Eslite Dunnan Store (Taipei, Taiwan)
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