The Strand Bookstore, New York City

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  • It is one of the libraries most oldest in NY, dates back to 1927 and also boast have "18 miles of books". It is a must-see for all lovers of the books. They are 4 floors full of books, there are new and used, and in the basement you can find rare editions and a wide array of vinyl sector. In addition to the books, it is a great option to buy souvenirs and gifts of all kinds. It is located near Union Square and are open until 10:30 o'clock.
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  • A book lovers dream. Wear ur walking shoes. Book heaven. A must see and not to be missed experience. Books for every person, age and interest b  more »
  • The Strand says it has 18 miles of books. I lost count, and my feet hurt. If you love books, then come here with your walking shoes and pocketbook. You will need both.  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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