#Cool Bookish Places

Banned, Censored, & Burned Books: There’s A Museum For That

Get to know the brand new Banned Books museum, located in Estonia.

Want to Explore Some UK Indie Bookshops? There’s a Map for That

Journey across the UK, explore its numerous bookshops, and make a plan for when you can visit with this map of UK indie bookshops.

The #SignForOurBookshops Campaign Supports UK Indie Bookshops

Launched by YA author Holly Bourne, the #SIGNFORBOOKSHOPS campaign urges readers to buy books from UK indie bookshops.

How to Make a Children’s Book Museum COVID-Compliant

A reader visited the Story Museum in Oxford, England to learn how the space modified its "interactive" exhibits for COVID-19 compliance.

Book Revue: A Bookstore For Everyone

Take a tour of an independent bookstore and community hub, Book Revue, the largest independent bookstore on Long Island.

A Visit To Walt Whitman’s Birthplace

Matwaala’s Poetry Wall Comes To Irving, TX

The South Asian Disaspora Poets’ Collective, Matwaala, has created a poetry wall, part of a larger two-month program India A La Art—A Cultural Collective.

Shakespeare and Co. Reading List

Here's a Shakespeare & Co. reading list, featuring some of the famous writers who have been a part of the notable Paris bookstore’s history. 

Acqua Alta: Exploring Venice’s Illustrious Bookshops

From Libreria Acqua Alta to Charta, a traveler takes you on a tour of some of the magnificent bookshops in Venice, Italy.

The Little Free Library and the Latvian Embassy

This is the story of the Latvian Embassy Little Free Library--the first little free library based at an embassy in the capitol.

7 Homes of Writers and Authors For You to Explore

Take a tour of the homes of famous writers and plan your next bookish vacation with this roundup.

Get Lost In The Book Loft

Take a tour of The Book Loft, a cozy independent bookstore and beacon for book lovers in the middle of Columbus, Ohio's German Village.

Walt Whitman Travels to the Morgan

With 2019 marking 200 years of celebrating the life of Walt Whitman, we're taking a tour of his life and work at The Morgan Library and Museum.

Introducing Seven Stories: The National Centre For Children’s Books

Find out all about Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Jenkins’s Bardon 24-Hour Book Shed

Do your book buying habits never sleep? Then the Bardon 24-Hour Book Shed is for you. I talked with Yarran Jenkins about his amazing book shed.