Here’s a post that has pictures of some pretty amazing places to buy, sit, read, and enjoys books. Having a great space—like these places have—makes a bookstore more than just a place to compete with the un-competeable-with (at least on price) juggernaut of Amazon. These are place you can enjoy in a way you can’t enjoy a website.
Here are a couple of the dozens of photos:
I want to visit every one of these bookshops. They’re all so beautiful.