Lauren Leto

NYC Bookstore Tour

Posted in book porn by Lauren Leto on May 10, 2010

Give me some suggestions of other places to visit! I am using exclamation marks, don’t make me start writing in caps also!

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  1. Matt said, on May 10, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Books on Court, on Court Street in Brooklyn is a great independent bookstore. Also Shakespeare & Co. is a beloved local chain. BookCulture, up near Columbia is also pretty good.

    If you want used book stores, there’s a great one called Freebird on Columbia Street in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. Presumably you already know about the Strand.

  2. dave said, on May 11, 2010 at 8:10 am

    check out 192 Books and McNally Jackson….both are good and both also have good author events. Also, Matt’s suggestion of Books on Court is a must. And be sure to check the rare book room at the strand for autographed copies, first editions, etc.

  3. Carolina said, on May 11, 2010 at 9:31 am

    There’s one going down 8th Av., where ir becomes Jane Street or something like that. Well it’s right beside the Chocolate Bar on your right side when going downtown.
    You can tell I’m not a local.

    There I saw the most amazing Edward Gorey book… I still don’t know why I didn’t buy it.

  4. JB said, on May 13, 2010 at 1:26 am

    Strand Bookstore

    12th and Broadway


  5. Mike Lindgren said, on May 17, 2010 at 8:02 pm

    The best bookstore in the city is St. Mark’s, at 9th Street and Third Avenue. It’s open until midnight every night.

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