A Good Read (341 Roncesvalles, 416-538-2665). Roncie's used book haunt.
Balfour Books (601 College, 416-531-9911). Escape College clubland crazies with a late-night browse at Balfour.
BMV (471 Bloor West, 416-967-5757, and others). A warehouse of new and used reads.
Book City (1430 Yonge, 416-926-0749, and others; bookcity.ca). The back-to-basics book staple.
David Mirvish Books (596 Markham, 416-531-9975, dmbooks.com). Design school first-years, start your libraries!
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Function 13 (156 Augusta, 416-840-1010, function13.ca). Function 13 covers every design discipline but stocks an extra-thorough graphic design section.
Pages (256 Queen West, 416-598-1447, pagesbooks.ca). A gathering place for T.O.'s literati and their reads.
Toronto Women's Bookstore (73 Harbord, 416-922-8744, womensbookstore.com). This fem lit icon turns 35 this weekend.
Type (883 Queen West, 416-366-8973). Book shopping with a side of cozy chic.
This Ain't the Rosedale Library (86 Nassau, 416-929-9912, thisaint.ca). A move to Kensington Market means you're really not in Rosedale any more.
World's Biggest Bookstore (20 Edward, 416-977-7009). It might not be biggest by Guinness standards, but it still sells a whole lot of books.