LA Bookstores Offering Delivery + Pick-Up

Some of our favorite independent purveyors of all kinds of stories worth diving into

Reading—whether it be a biography, work of non-fiction, or fairytale—is transportive and educational. We learn and grow from writers with every turn of a page. While we’re consuming information at an alarming rate, even the most dense and serious books can create an oasis. With this in mind, we’re urging our audience to purchase directly from their local independent bookstores—most of which are more than …

NYC Bookstores Offering Delivery + Pick-Up

Support small business when pursuing your literary desires

Shopping might be faster through billion-dollar corporations, but there’s no store quite as charming or magical as the independent bookshop. And even though we can’t peruse the shelves of our favorite indie booksellers right now, while chatting with employees about their recommendations, we can support these crucial businesses by purchasing from them online. Even if you’re not a big reader, most of these stores also …

Touring Shel Silverstein’s Fanciful Former Houseboat

In Sausalito, California’s picturesque Richardson Bay, children’s book author Shel Silverstein’s former houseboat floats on the waters like a ramshackle wonderland that only his imagination could dream up. Inside the 1,200-square-foot WWII-era balloon barge, old meets new as reclaimed architectural features and colorful stained-glass windows jostle with contemporary upgrades. See more photos at Apartment Therapy.