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411 N. 4th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85705
Description: A "zany bookstore with a feminist slant" specializing in a large collection of local and national books as well as bumper stickers, cards, and other knick-knacks.
BLOODROOT feminist bookstore
85 Ferris Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Description: A feminist bookstore attached to a vegetarian restaurant that supports lively discussion and debate at the table. Books include lesbian fiction, feminism, holistic healing, cooking, craftwork, poetry, humor, and children's books.
5501 N. Lamar Blvd. #A-105
Austin, TX 78751
Description: A feminist bookstore featuring books by, for and about women. Bookwoman has been in business since 1975.
Charis: Books and More
1189 Euclid Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30307-1509
Description: Founded in 1974, Charis is the oldest feminist bookstore in the Southeast. The bookstore's mission is the have books that change people's lives and the world, while inspiring new, diverse and butting-edge writing by feminists, lesbians and women of color.
345 South 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
1145 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Web page for extensive women's literature: http://www.giovannisroom.com/womyn
Description: One of the oldest and best gay and lesbian bookstores in the country. Started in 1973 in the heart of Philadelphia, it is the center of the gay and lesbian community.
Herland Sister Resources
2312 NW 39th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Description: The bookstore and lending library stock a substantial selection of feminist and lesbian fiction and nonfiction books. Open Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
In Other Words Women's Books and Resources
14 NE Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97211
Nonprofit feminist bookstore with comprehensive collection of women's writing, kid's books, gifts, events, and free resources.
Jane Addams Books
208 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-4012
Description: Founded in 1984, this full-service antiqurian bookstore is centrally located only a couple hours away from both Chicago and St. Louis. Also carries vintage postcards, photographs, and other treasures from the past.
5/3 Barabo Mahanpur Ring Road
Telephone: 811465, 329620, 816420
Description: "Women's collection of books, journals, magazines, and newspapers. Women's message of women's issues. Founded because of the need for a women's bookstore. The books written by women on various issues are available in the general bookstores and in the specific institutions and organizations. It is, however, very difficult to find a place where one can get a collection of all the books written by women and written on women's issues both at national and international level. In the general bookstores, books on women and by women are often lost in the shelves of a variety of subjects and writers."
New Earth Bookstore
Kent, WA 98032
Description: New Woman Books was the only feminist bookstore in the state of Washington, but closed in 2008. Leftover books are being sold online under the name, New Earth Bookstore.
Northern Woman's Bookstore
65 South Court Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B2X2
Contact: Margaret Phillips
Description: A feminist bookstore providing resources to individual readers and women's groups throughout Northwestern Ontario.
Pandora Book Peddlers
9 Waverly Place
Madison, NJ 07940
Contact: Pamela Sheldrick
Description: Sells feminist, multicultural, and children's books.
People Called Women
6060 Renaissance Place, Suite F
Toledo, OH 43623
Description: The only feminist bookstore in Ohio that focuses on books, magazines, and other materials that are by, for, and about women and women's lives, especially topics of domestic violence, abuse, and sexual violence.
Room of One's Own Feminist Bookstore
315 W. Gorham Street
Madison, WI 53703
Description: Specializes in women's literature, offering a wide selection of fiction, nonfiction, periodicals, music, posters, and t-shirts, for and by women.
Wild Iris Books
22 SE 5th Avenue, Suite D
Gainesville, FL 32601
Email: form on website
Description: Books and gifts which support a diverse, non-sexist, multi-cultural society. Specializing in feminist, GBLT, spirituality, holistic health, and children's books.
Women and Children First
5233 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
Description: A community-based independent feminist bookstore featuring literature by and about women, and an extensive children's department, and GLBT books. Fully shopable online.
1016 HJ Amsterdam
Telephone: (020) 6235854
Description: Literary bookstore, specialized in women’s books.
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