The Strand Bookstore, New York City

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  • Having not been to NYC for 18 years, and aware of the printed book's uncertain future, we were surprised and delighted to find the Strand Bookstore still going strong. To the uninitiated, it's both a ...  more »
  • Go here! Even if you don't buy anything. We spent an hour browsing the shelves filled with thousands of books and although we ended up walking out only with souvenirs and no books, we loved every seco...  more »
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  • They have a great selection of books but I don't think this location is as amazing as most people say it is. With that said, their selection of books is amazing! They have three levels and a great range of old and new books. It's like being in a library. I love the way books are categorized. They separate books by subject and genre, and even have groupings such as 'Banned Books'. If they had seating then they would definitely receive 5 stars!
  • Putting established book franchises to shame, Strand offers readers such an immense catalog of options. Spanning three levels and shelves that can compete with a library's, Strand easily amasses 18 miles of reading material. Great deals on used items are both inside and outside, making your options more vast and wallet perhaps a little lighter. An abundance of items besides books are also available. Small shopping carts are here for big hauls. In addition to their vast variety, Strand hosts events regularly to maintain a community presence.
  • This place is amazing! People can sell their books as well as buy books. If you buy a used book, you get it for a cheaper price, extremely cheap price. Their books even sell for as low as 48 cents. They sell a variety of books, from children’s, to political science, art, as well as rare books. The staff are very friendly and will help you find what you need. They even have a place to read on the third floor. I love this place.
  • I was so overwhelmed the entire time I was here. Finally, I understand why everyone loves this store. So many books. Such good deals. And you can buy prints, which I didn't know about. They have an amazing selection of new and old books, used and brand new. I was in awe of their poetry section, though I couldn't find a few that I was searching for. Love this place.
  • This store has a very trendy vibe to it. It is a great place to go in and not know what you're going to come out with. The photography and art section is huge, and there are a ton of used books for cheap! This store really does a nice job at getting used books that are still in great condition, and fairly pricing them.

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