Century Books (Pasadena, Calif.)
Situated in Pasadena’s historic Green Street Village, Century Books houses an eclectic selection of used fiction and nonfiction books. The bookshop also houses a small art gallery that features works by local artists. They host events, lectures, and performances by musicians, authors, and other notable figures, too.
Book recommendation: Feynman’s Rainbow by Leonard Mlodinow. “A wonderful memoir. The author recollects his time and the challenges he faced at Caltech, and his meeting with the larger-than-life physicist, Richard Feynman, who also became his mentor.” – Judith Marosvolgyi, co-owner