20 Detroit-area independent bookstores for the bookworm in you


While big box bookstores shutter by the numbers and mom-and-pop operations struggle to compete with Amazon and, well, the fact that most people these days seem to digest information in 140 characters or less, it's time to celebrate independently owned bookstores around the country for their impact on their local communities. If you have a passion for reading, stop by one of these metro Detroit stores to support spaces where classic novels and hidden literary treasures fill the shelves.

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