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Yes, they sell books, both new and used at great prices, but to call this beloved Mission District institution just a bookstore would be selling it short. It’s also a haven for emerging musicians and artists and a sort of salon for the city’s eccentrics. Charming corners to read, art rooms, and regular wine-and-cheese receptions make this store both a vintage-book shopping destination and a cultural hub. Open Monday through Friday noon to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 8pm.