901 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit; 313-961-0622; rarebooklink.com
Have you ever been to John King with a friend and not become at least momentarily afraid you've lost that person? Have you ever gone and found one of the most interesting titles that you'd never heard of — that you can't believe even exists? Have you ever been to John King and actually stayed just for a short while? This isn't hyperbole; this is every single visit to this vast and magical bookstore, which regularly tops international lists of bookstores.