Elliot Bay Book Company
The Elliot Bay Book Company is a well-known haunt for book lovers and often hosts afternoon and evening reading by authors. Although now in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, the original establishment outgrew its location and moved several times in between. As the largest independent book store in Seattle, Elliot Bay carries more than 150,000 titles that are fill the store's floor-to-ceiling shelving, but there's also a selection of magazines and journals and books on tape. Serious collectors can browse the collection of bargain editions, signed first editions, hand-bound books, and limited editions.