Since 1927. Grolier is the country’s oldest continuously operating poetry bookshop and remains an eclectic must-stop for any and all poetry enthusiasts. Over its history, this tiny independent can count as patrons the likes of Anais Nin, Seamus Heaney and ee cummings. Today, the shop is owned by Nigerian poet and Wellesley College professor Ifeanyi Menkiti, and stocks more than 15,000 titles of classic and contemporary poetry. Open Tu-W 11 am-7 pm, Th-Sa 11 am-6 pm.