BOOKS & MAGAZINES
BEN MCNALLY BOOKS Downtown bookstore with comfy leather armchairs and elegant wood fixtures. Pick up impressive hardcover coffee-table books and browse the well-stocked collection of history, biographies and fiction available at this upscale biblio-boutique. Mon.-Sat. 366 Bay St., 416-361-0032. Map 1 K4 INDIGO A Canadian-owned chain of bookstores that stock an impressive selection of books and magazines. An expansive lifestyle department carries stationery, bath, body and gourmet food products, reading and office accessories, plus items for the home, babies and kids. Open daily. Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St., 416-5913622 Map 1 J4; Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin St., 416-781-6660; plus other locations. indigo.ca MABEL’S FABLES For nearly 30 years, this has been a destination for young readers in the city, with all volumes arranged in age departments from infant to young adult. Storytime sessions held in the store; call for a schedule. Open daily. 662 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-322-0438. Map 1 B6 mabelsfables.com SWIPE BOOKS ON ADVERTISING & DESIGN Books on advertising, graphic and industrial design and related subjects. Also decor and office accessories designed by Georg Jensen, Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames. Mon.Sat. 401 Richmond St. W., 416-363-1332. Map 1 K2
Beautiful, floral-accented housewares such as aprons, tea towels and glassware are on display at ANTHROPOLOGIE (page 49) in Yorkville.