Best of Boston

2016 Best Bookstore

Trident Booksellers & Cafe

With a selection ranging from the latest bestsellers to indie up-and-comers, this Newbury Street institution pleases all manner of bookworm. Home to two stories of books, magazines, and quirky gifts, not to mention a full-service restaurant, it’s easy to spend an entire day lost among the shelves (and you can—the store is open until midnight seven days a week).

338 Newbury St., Boston, 617-267-8688,