Women & Children First
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Women & Children First

5233 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
(773) 769-9299 serving: Edgewater, Far North Side
open:MON-TUE 11:00 am-7:00 pm WED-FRI 11:00 am-9:00 pm SAT 10:00 am-7:00 pm SUN 11:00 am-6:00 pm

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
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Categories:

Bookstores, American Express Accepted, Cash, Check, Discover Accepted, Gift Certificate Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Shop Online, Visa Accepted, Internet Shopping, Newspaper Publishers, Magazine Publishers, Magazine Dealers,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

The Extras: There's also a small women's music section (Ani DiFranco to Madonna), gift items and a small library of rental DVDs.

Know Before You Go: All of the books are either by or about women, though any current and hard-to-find books can be special ordered.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

This feminist bookstore offers a comprehensive, wide-ranging selection.
by Contributor at Citysearch

In Short
Warm, cheery, welcoming and scholarly all at once--and yes, there are plenty of men who shop here. Guest authors have included Margaret Atwood, Gwendolyn Brooks, Molly Ivins and Louise Erdrich. The store has co-sponsored…
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LOVE IT!
By zazz5657 at Citysearch

This place has the best books!!! I can always find unique books here for both myself and kiddies. I love the fact that they have a lot of communi... Read More


Brilliant
By hitachi_obsessed at Citysearch

Brilliant!!!!! This store is doing something that most stores can only dream of. A perfect mix of feminist, hip, caring, and smart. This store h... Read More


A good place to hang out.
By S W at Insider Pages

Not as laid back as I would like. But its okay. Aside from books, of course, they have book groups, various speakers, and comedians, poetry read... Read More


Great Indie Bookstore
By Christine Z at Insider Pages

The age of the independent bookstore has passed and just a few outstanding indies remain, and this is definitely one of them. Find books on any top... Read More


It's more than a store it's a community
By Courtney B at Insider Pages

This is a wonderful store located in Andersonville. It has a wide selection of books including LGTB books - probably the largest slection in the c... Read More