18 Miles of Books

Strand

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Why locals love it

Born in 1927, this popular independent bookstore carries over 2.5 million used, new, and rare books from a wide range of topics at low prices. Their four floors house everything from best sellers to cult classics, as well as gift and novelty items.

Why you should visit it

You never feel like you've out-welcomed your stay when visiting this New York institution. It's the perfect place to wander and get lost in a book. They also host author events, attracting the famous and not-so-famous alike.

Special tip

If you like rummaging through stacks for a quirky find, be sure to check out their outdoor dollar carts of used books.

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3 Comments

This bookstore is special, you have to see it yourself!
Magda
Traveller
October 12, 2017
If you like books you like Strand
An Inactive User
Local
February 19, 2017
Great new books but the best are the used books...you can find some really amazing used art books!
Lisa
Local
September 14, 2016
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