Best of Boston

2017 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Coolidge Corner

Brookline Booksmith

Its slogan, “Dedicated to the fine art of browsing,” is no mere hype: There are few better ways to spend a lazy Sunday morning than puttering around the Booksmith. Whether you’re in need of a new beach read or an offbeat gift, you’ll find it here.

279 Harvard St., Brookline, 617-566-6660,