Clockwise from left: Livrario Lello in Porto, Hatchards in London, El Ateneo in Buenos Aires

Every booklover has their favourite shop, and while it’s true that many independents have been driven out of business by online sales and supermarket bestsellers, you still don’t have to look too hard to find one that’s thriving.

The Guardian

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