Best of Boston

Best Bookstore

1990 Best Bookstore

Words Worth

Quite simply the best selection and the best prices in the area. read more»
1988 Best Bookstore

New England Mobile Book Fair

A book lover's paradise. You can spend days in this warehouse and never be bored. read more»
1987 Best Bookstore, Literate


A handful of booksellers know that Mikhail Bugakov wrote The Master and Margarita. At Mandrake, they know that is White Guard is out of print. read more»
1985 Best Bookstore, Specialty

Kate’s Mystery Books

Also offers worthwhile lectures and an informative newsletter. read more»
1985 Best Bookstore, Funky

Avenue Victor Hugo

Miracle finds for offbeat minds. A fun place to browse. read more»
1985 Best Bookstore

The New England Mobile Book Fair

Newton Upper Falls
A literary institution with acres of current, classic, and arcane titles marked down 20 percent. read more»
1984 Best Bookstore, Reading Matter

BU Bookstore

A real asset to Kenmore Square. read more»
1974 Best Bookstore

The Harvard Coop

Everything is there...absolutely everything. read more»
1974 Best Bookstore, Old

A toss-up between Boston’s Ernest Starr and Cambridge’s Pangloss

Boston; Cambridge
Both have an exhaustive selection, well-organized and easily accessible. read more»