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When the weather is warm, Brattle Book Shop—one of America’s oldest bookstores—fills the adjacent lot with $1, $3 and $5 used and out-of-print finds. I once walked away with a dearly treasured copy of Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle printed in 1963, with brittle pages, yellowed edges, old bookstore scent and all.

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Brattle Book Shop

When the weather is warm, Brattle Book Shop—one of America’s oldest bookstores—fills the adjacent lot with $1, $3 and $5 used and out-of-print finds. I once walked away with a dearly treasured copy of Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle printed in 1963, with brittle pages, yellowed edges, old bookstore scent and all.