Best bookstore 2013: Barnes & Noble

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Barnes & Noble

Barracks Road Shopping Center

Daedalus Bookshop
121 Fourth St. NE

The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., contains 28 million books and has 532 miles of shelving. If you’re looking to build your own collection, readers say there’s no better place to start than Barnes & Noble, where you can find everything from self-help tomes to cookbooks. At Daedalus on the Downtown Mall, get lost in three floors of used books—vintage included!