Atlantis Books, Santorini, Greece A decade ago, a group of friends from Cyprus, England, and the United States founded this bookshop, now in a gorgeous home overlooking the water in Oia, Santorini.
Munro’s has since moved into a magnificent, neoclassical former bank, decorated with gorgeous fabrics, in Old Town, Victoria, British Columbia.
Prairie Lights is arguably the hub of it all, with readings by star writers and up-and-comers and staffed by famed bookseller Paul Ingram.
It also has a vibrant history: It's been a veritable home to such writers as Allen Ginsberg, Richard Wright, William Styron, and Langston Hughes.
Gertrude & Alice, a cozy shop that’s also home to a café, is now a neighborhood fixture in Sydney.