New York City might be home to the big houses, but this scrappy city just happens to be the epicenter of publishing on the Best Coast. Join Alexis Coe every Wednesday for Read Local, a series focused on books published in the Bay Area.
San Francisco boasts a delightful array of eclectic bookstores, from indies to worker collectives. One may drastically differ from another in character and focus, but they all have something in common: They love books, so who better to turn to than booksellers for holiday gift recommendations? 10 local bookstores share their picks below.