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Strand Bookstore

113 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
Why locals recommend it
The Strand’s vast film section is near the back of the first floor, where the ladder-high shelves are crammed with an amazing mix of popular, rare, and used books. You can find a strong selection of memoirs, screenplay collections, or even books on film scoring. Sometimes you find what you’re looking for. Often you discover something even better. Upstairs in the Rare Book Room, check out valuables like The Adventures of Antoine Doinel: Four Screenplays by Francois Truffaut, inscribed by Truffaut to film critic John Simon for $1,000.
Alexander
Alexander
February 24, 2017

Tips from locals

Jessica
Jessica
December 08, 2015
Best bookstore in the whole city!
Ella
Ella
May 23, 2016
The largest independent bookstore in New York City.
Ben
Ben
September 11, 2019
Strand - Also touristy but worth a visit! Miles of books used and new. Famous tote bags.
Esther
Esther
September 23, 2019
One of my favorite spots in all of NYC. Stacks and stacks of books old and new.
Arlo NoMad
Arlo NoMad
May 01, 2019
Landmark shop specializing in new, used & rare books from philosophy to finance, plus bookish gifts.
Sara
Sara
August 11, 2015
classic bookstore just off of union square
Candace
Candace
June 23, 2019
Do you enjoy reading? Do you enjoy browsing rare books? go to Strand. Most of the time you'll find a good deal on the bargain cart- if you don't you'll at least get to visit one of the coolest bookstores the city has to offer.
Dominik
Dominik
February 18, 2016
Lose yourself in the book labyrinth. Most iconic independent bookstore in the US
Richard
Richard
February 17, 2016
My second favorite book store.
Anastasiya
Anastasiya
June 25, 2019
If you're a book nerd like me, you'll love this ENORMOUS, independent bookstore.
Ximena
Ximena
May 01, 2016
The atmosphere is amazing and they have a long list of beers and cocktails.
Brooke & Terry
Brooke & Terry
August 20, 2015
The largest used bookstore in NYC by far. Incredible selection of books on three floors.
Don
Don
April 17, 2015
Nearly 18 miles of books. Need I say more? If you are a fan of used books, this place is the mecca. It is also a great place for souvenirs and authentic, NYC gifts. Check it out!

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Location
828 Broadway
Manhattan, NY 10003
Phone+1 212-473-1452
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes in 28 minutes
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
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