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5 Sensational Bookstores in Portland Oregon!

A wise person once said that “When you open a book, you open a new world”.

A good book is a good friend which can make a person intelligent and successful. A person who loves reading books is always full of ideas and thus never feels lonely or bored as books are always there for their aid and rescue.

When a person opens a book they open up to new ideas and get knowledge from different kinds of books. In this blog, we will know about a wide range of bookstores in Portland Oregon, and also discuss 5 Bookstores in Portland Oregon.

Portland, Oregon is famous for the great outdoors, but that’s not all there is to love about the place. It’s cool and quirky, with great places to shop and even better places to eat and even better places to eat and drink.

There is fine dining and street food and plenty, as well as countless breweries, distilleries, and coffee shops to experience too. It’s also called the City of Roses.

There is a presence of world-class bookstores in this city which one should try these book stores contains almost all kinds of books no matter what’s the choice or interest of the individual, there is always a book for you.

5 Bookstores in Portland Oregon:

1. Kinokuniya Portland

vlog ☁️ shopping at kinokuniya + mini haul

Kinokuniya Portland is located in a historic cinema building called The Guild Theatre, which opened on August 22, 2019.

Kinokuniya offers a wide variety of books, magazines, and stationery from Japan. They have an extensive collection of manga, graphic novels, art and design books, cookbooks, travel books, and children’s books.

There is also a cute, comfy cafe, providing a space for both Portland locals and tourists to relax and drink authentic Japanese tea.

2. Powell’s Roots

Powell’s Roots began in Chicago, where Michael Powell, as a university of Chicago graduate student, opened his first bookstore in 1970.

Encouraged by friends and professors including novelist Saul Bellow, Michael borrowed $3000 to assume a lease on a bookstore. The venture proved so successful that he managed to repay the loan within 2 months.

Portland bookstore adapting with the times

In 1979, Michael joined Walter in Portland, creating a bookstore with a unique recipe that, though viewed as unorthodox, worked: Used and new, hardcover and paper, all on the same shelf, open 365 days a year, and staffed by knowledgeable and dedicated book lovers.

3. Wallace Books

This was a treasure for every reader nestled in a 1930s house, where they have been for 21 years.

Hot new releases, great used classics, and quirky vintage finds are tucked into every nook and cranny.

From floor to ceiling, it’s full of amazing ancient and authentic books with an impactable history.

4. New Renaissance Book Shop

New Renaissance Bookshop

People love the New Renaissance Book Shop and they try to go there several times a year, more if they could. They always find interesting books, ways of living, and an appreciation of diverse religious traditions.

They are focusing on building harmony between knowledge and spirituality.

5. Belmont Books 

Belmont Books, also known as Belmont Production, was an American publisher of Genre fiction paperback originals founded in 1960.

It specialized in science fiction, horror, and fantasy, with titles appearing from 1961 through.

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Books play a fundamental role in various aspects like as a teacher, guide, and a friend in our life. Books are the manual of life which most people forget to read but those who read are having a deep knowledge about life.

Books divert our thoughts of pain, books guide us to lead the future with confidence and achieve success in the meantime. Books are loaded with knowledge, and insights into a happy life, they give life lessons, teach us how to love, overcome fear,  and contain advice for any situation.

Just like a friend a book communicates with the help of various types of knowledge and not just knowledge but also the wisdom of all kinds.

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Last Updated on March 17, 2023 by Ananya Sreen