Seattle prides itself on being the most literate city in the nation, I’m not the judge, but it certainly is in the front of the pack. There are dozens of bookstores, and I was able to visit five within ten short blocks.
When I walked into Wessel and Lieberman Booksellers Inc. it felt like an English library (except for the bongo street musician outside). The store is elegant and quiet (discounting for the crowds of fans walking to the Seahawks game), it even has an employee sitting behind a large wood desk in the front of the store. It was such a sophisticated atmosphere, I was surprised to discovered it was a used bookstore. This isn’t your paperback romance novel used store, it is truly a treasure trove. Read the rest of this entry »