For those who adore independent bookstores, this far-uptown beauty with its sweet, tiny patio (complete with waterfall but no cat) is worth the detour. There is much more to savor here, in the extensive, well-selected stock and in the frequent signings and readings.
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513 Octavia St (at Laurel St)
Our Rating Hours Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 10am–5pm Phone 504/899-7323 Web site Octavia Books