If you’re looking for a fire sale for books and furniture, perhaps you should visit the city’s last big book store this year.
After December, Barnes and Nobles located on the corner of 12th and E NW will be shutting its doors. The Georgetown location closed in 2011 and the Union Station location closed two years ago.
Still Washingtonians are known to be well-read – Amazon ranked DC as #5 in the most well read cities
There are still plenty of independent bookstores all around the city:
Politics and Prose 5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Carpe Librum 462 K St NW
Upshur Books 827 Uphsur St NW
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe 1517 Connecticut Ave NW
And for those who don’t mind venturing out of the District, there are still the Barnes and Nobles in Clarendon and Bethesda.
Here’s a list of all the book stores in the area: