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265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables, FL 33134 | South Dade | 305-442-4408
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We’re your independent, locally owned bookstore with three locations in South Florida – plus stores in Grand Cayman, Westhampton Beach, Miami International Airport, and the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. We’re a community of writers and readers, hosting 60 author events a month and featuring a carefully curated selection.

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