Half the joy of purchasing a book is browsing until you find the perfect one. Dutton's in Brentwood is exactly that kind of place. Books are stacked floor to ceiling throughout the angled space. Best-sellers and classics share space with unusual gems and hard-to-find volumes. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the piles upon piles of reading material, simply ask for help. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. And if you have no idea what kind of book you want, this is a great staring point. After mere minutes you're sure to stumble across a book you've never read a thing about.
Pros: Cozy, Selection
Cons: Can get crowded