There are men who orient their living rooms around the TV.
There are men who orient their living rooms around books.
This is for the latter.
Despite its name and selection of readables, BOOK/SHOP is less a bookstore than a store about books and how they fit into your life; a place as dedicated to the space you occupy as what occupies your mind.
And Assorted Artwork
Like this original Lawrence Ferlinghetti poster, in all its beardy and biblically overtoned glory.
Up now: Collection #12, featuring original editions of everything from the New American Story collection (Burroughs, Creeley, Dorn) to type-design catalogues.
No dusty stacks here, only inspiring arrangements of decorative books and objects alongside lust-list seating.
Looking at you, Eames recliner.
482D 49th Street, Oakland
inside Temescal Alley
Open Tue-Sat from 12-5.