Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle
Seattle , Washington
Tel: 206 624 6600
Concierge.com's insider take:
You could easily spend hours here, wandering among the numerous wooden lofts and mezzanines piled high with books (more than 150,000 titles in all). The welcoming spacea historic brick warehousehas wooden floors that squeak as you walk and an underground café that brews strong coffee and attracts local intellectuals. The event calendar is extensivetypically two or three author readings per dayso check online before you visit to see if anything strikes your fancy.