"Vroman’s Bookstore was founded in 1894 by Adam Clark Vroman.
Vroman’s Bookstore holds an important place in Southern California’s history. For many years, Vroman’s was the largest bookstore west of the Mississippi, and it continues to be the oldest and largest independent bookstore in Southern California."
In 2008, Vroman's was voted the nation's best bookstore by Publisher's Weekly!
Head over to Vroman's:
695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101