Skylight books off Vermont in Los Feliz, Ca
Alias Books off Sawtelle in Santa Monica, Ca.
The Bookman in Orange, Ca.
Still think the only way to fully comprehend the magic of Powell’s is by physically visiting it, often.
in Berkeley, there’s Moe’s Books, and Black Oak Books,
Builder’s Booksource, William Stout Architectural Books
there’s SPD, which isn’t a bookstore, but you can walk in and buy a copy of whatever they have in their warehouse, i think – at least they let me, once
Mr. Mopp’s for kid’s books
in Oakland, i’m partial to Walden Pond Books on Grand Ave.