If you know me or been reading my blog for any period of time, you know I love bookstores.  When I was in California, I dropped in on Chronicle Books and got to talking with one of the employees.  We talked about all sorts of things, books, bookstores, book sales, used books... the works.  And it was she who suggested I visit the Russian Hill Bookstore.  It's located on Polk Street just a few stores down from Saint Frank Coffee

What I loved about Russian Hill Bookstore was that it was quintessentially San Franciscan.  It carried a wide variety of books and had just a quirky, laid back kind of feel.  It was pretty busy for a weekday afternoon.  I bought a few cards from their generous section of letterpress cards.  This is the kind of place where I'd curl up on the floor and read in one of their cozy corners.  

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Russian Hill Bookstore, 2234-2230 Polk Street, San Francisco. April 15, 2015 | Canon 5d markii 50mm 1.2L