7 Portland bookstores you'll never want to leave

Nov 20 2019, 3:30 pm

When the skies in Portland are cloudy and the streets are wet, there’s nothing quite as sublime as curling up with a good book.

These small bookstores offer collections that you will be hard-pressed to find at larger institutions. Here are seven bookstores in Portland that will transport you to a different world.

Mother Foucault’s Books

 

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This adorable second-hand bookstore specializes in used, rare, and vintage books. They even have spoken-word vinyl!

Address: 523 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Phone: 503-236-2665

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Wallace Books

 

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Wallace Books has an awesome literary collection, from ye olde and now. The staff are super friendly and are always ready to help you find the book you need.

Address: 7241 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-235-7350

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Bridge City Comics

 

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Look no further for your comic book needs. Bridge City Comics features new and used comics, graphic novels, bags, and apparel.

Address: 3725 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-282-5484

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Broadway Books

 

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Broadway Books is a locally owned bookstore that sells an extensive collection of old and new reads featuring local authors as well. They also have exciting book reading events that you can check out here.

Address: 1714 NE Broadway Street, Portland
Phone: 503-284-1726

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Annie Bloom’s Books

 

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This 40-year-old-bookstore has been around for a long time — with good reason. They carry a broad range of new books across several different genres, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, the staff are always ready to assist you.

Address: 7834 SW Capitol Highway, Portland
Phone: 503-246-0053

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Daedalus Books

 

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This cute little bookstore specializes in art, music, and philosophy books. They also sell classical jazz CDs and DVD overstocks.

Address: 2074 NW Flanders St, Portland
Phone: 503-274-7742

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Belmont Books

 

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Belmont has many rare gems, including some great children’s novels. And if you feel lost amongst the sea of books, the owner is always ready to suggest an amazing new read.

Address: 3415 SE Belmont St, Portland

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