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The Strand Bookstore

828 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003-4826
+1 212-473-1452
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Omg! Heaven!

If you love books then this is the store for you! 18 MILES of books! I could have stayed here all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BarbaraWit
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Catskill, New York
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Independent Bookstore with Cool Events

I have been to this bookstore quite a few times. My wife and I are both bibliophiles. We went to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard K
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This historic landmark book store offers an enormous variety of new, used, and rare books totaling more than 18 miles, including a vast selection of out-of-print books.
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828 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003-4826
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you love books then this is the store for you! 18 MILES of books! I could have stayed here all day. Wonderful staff. Excellent selections of books. New books. Used books. Rare books! It’s book heaven! They also have huge selections of pins, book...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this bookstore quite a few times. My wife and I are both bibliophiles. We went to a book signing by author Salman Rushdie. It was well organized and even though crowded it was well run. After a Q and A we...More

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This store is not only huge but has a truly wonderful selection of both used and new books. The last time I visited, my husband bought a beautiful, very well priced used book and I found the new book I was looking for, which had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is without a doubt one if the bet bookstores in the world. Huge selection of books. Great location, great staff. Must visit whenever you are in NYC.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Because i like to read books, i went here and bought two new books. However, they do have used books too.

Thank byStephanie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will find everything here: used and new, rare and top-selling, cool gifts, and just about every topic you can think of. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly, but I found myself thoroughly enjoying the hunt and not really asking questions. If you love rare...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Strand remains the bookstore of choice, and truly in a class of its own in NYC. Smart staff and very well organized, even for a first time visitor. Stopped by recently for our summer reading stack. Perhaps the Information desk team could be a...More

Thank MarcLnyc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew I wanted to visit this store during my visit but I was still dumbstruck by it's sheer size! I would have loved to wander the aisles, and tables outside, but I didn't have enough time. However I did pick up two photography books,...More

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Lis O
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The Strand Bookstore has two types of books they buy: Regular books and Rare books. Here's what you need to know. First, the Strand doesn't buy what it doesn't need, so that means it won't buy your book if they already have... More
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