Okay, maybe that's an exaggeration, but the selection at Myopic is staggeringly huge. I love it, you can lose yourself here for hours. Not for the claustrophobic, as it is pretty cramped and dimly lit in places, but it's loads of fun for bibliophiles. Prices are pretty average for used bookstores IMHO, but walking through here and finding books to buy is a lot more enjoyable than sitting at home and ordering off of a cold, impersonal computer screen.
5801 S Ellis AveChicago, IL 60637
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I have been a customer of Shake Rattle and Read for over 20 years...and I cannot believe I am the first to give notice to this great book store. The owner is personable, he is aware of every book in the store..and he has 1000's upon 1000's to look through. The books are priced fair to market, in great condition and now and then he throws you a gem of a find...not only books but posters, music and dvd's. This place has it ALL!
I went to Shake, Rattle, & Read for the first time today. I had gone to many different bookshops around the city, and this was the last one i went to. The selection of books was huge, and i cannot wait to go back there again. the staff was so friendly to me, and offered assistance when i needed it. in fact, Shake, Rattle, & Read had the nicest staff i have encountered in a long time.