BOOKS & MEDIA
BRATTLE BOOK SHOP
Longest continuously operating antiquarian book store in Boston. The Brattle houses used and rare book, from antique tomes to bestsellers, as well as maps and prints. Open M-Sa 9 am-5:30 pm. 9 West St., 617.542.0210. NEWBURY COMICS Import and domestic, independent and major label CDs and vinyl at this Boston-born music destination. Check out the selection of T-shirts, shoes, posters and pop culture essentials. Hours vary by location. 332 Newbury St., 617.236.4930; North Market, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 617.248.9992; 36 J.F.K. St., Cambridge, 617.491.0337; 100 CambridgeSide Place, Cambridge, 617.577.1297.
TRIDENT BOOKSELLERS & CAFE
Hide away in this cozy half-bookstore, half-café with an extensive selection of magazines, unusual titles and bargain books. Café serves “perpetual breakfast,” lunch and dinner. Open daily 8 am-midnight. 338 Newbury St., 617.267.8688.