John K. King Used & Rare Books
Bookstores in the Detroit area are becoming more popular each day, with age old businesses leading the way.
Established in 1965 and nestled inside an old glove factory on West Lafayette Boulevard and 5th Street in downtown Detroit is a rare glimpse into history.
One of Detroit’s fastest-growing and most popular communities with locals and tourists alike is also the city’s oldest: Corktown.
“It was like winning a Tony or an Emmy or something,” said John King of John K. King Books.
Read on for a list of the best specialty bookstores in the Metro Detroit area.
Michigan, and Detroit in particular, is home to one of the most eclectic food scenes in North America. From Mexican to Polish and everything in between, these are the best cookbooks pertaining to Detroit and the great mitten state.
While the big retail chains may offer in-store Starbucks among their acres of new releases, Detroit still has several small shops with experienced specialists ready to help you find what you’re looking for — or make a helpful recommendation.