Strand Bookstore

Strand Bookstore

Bookstore and Used Bookstore
Greenwich Village, New York
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    Washington Square Hotel
    "If you love books, you'll love Strand.... 18 miles of books!"(18 Tips)
    darnisha b.
    "Amazing place if you're a book lover."(14 Tips)
    Alexander L.
    "Worth it for the rare books section alone."(26 Tips)
    Youssof M.
    "An amazing bookstore with wide selection of used books."(17 Tips)
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  • g o.heart icon on user image
    g oconnorApril 25, 2015
    The last of the book row - this is the most wonderful store in Manhattan.
  • Miko S.
    Miko ShihSeptember 2, 2012
    This place can be considered the gem of NYC for the fellow bookworms who'd want a new book to their collection while not going broke!
  • Diana P.heart icon on user image
    Diana PardueNovember 11, 2019
    Been here 25+ times
    Don’t miss review books in the basement 📚
  • Brian M.heart icon on user image
    Brian MasefieldApril 16, 2016
    Plan to be here for hours. So much to check out and discover.
  • pinsuda s.
    pinsuda sagooleimSeptember 27, 2011
    Second floor, art section, paper folios. Great way to source beautiful art for next to nothing. Read more
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceOctober 25, 2012
    Readers' Poll winner of The Village Voice Best of NYC 2012 Best Used Bookstore!
  • Stacy H.
    Stacy HovanJune 14, 2012
    Has a lot of great deals! Check out the cheap books on the sidewalk.
  • Madeline M.heart icon on user image
    Madeline McDavidJanuary 9, 2016
    Possibly the greatest bookstore in the world, full stop.
  • Fanny C.
    Fanny ChanApril 27, 2012
    I could spend a whole day here - love their stationary section, too
  • Erik L.heart icon on user image
    Erik LarsonApril 24, 2016
    good selection, interesting people, so many bargains
  • Barrie C.
    Barrie CohnFebruary 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Sell your books in the back room! If they accept them, you can get either cash or store credit.
  • Elie B.heart icon on user image
    Elie BleierNovember 18, 2014
    Bring a coffee, go down the stairs and take a right.
  • Rachel D.heart icon on user image
    Rachel DonleyAugust 2, 2015
    A glorious array of books at reasonable prices
  • nikki a.heart icon on user image
    nikki austinMarch 1, 2015
    Found some great new books, and grabbed some cool souvenirs for my mom.
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceOctober 22, 2012
    Critics' Pick winner of The Village Voice Best of NYC 2012 Best Cheap Books
  • Thompson Hotels
    Thompson HotelsMay 24, 2011
    Our concierge Ella at Smyth says that if you haven't gone to the rare book floor of The Strand drop what you're doing and go right now. It's unbelievable.
  • Rodrigo A.heart icon on user image
    Rodrigo ArtaviaFebruary 28, 2015
    Best bookstore. Go to the 3rd floor! Rare books
  • Dana P.
    Dana ParkerFebruary 1, 2015
    Too many books to go through in a lifetime! Lots of hard to find gems
  • Xin W.heart icon on user image
    Xin WangMay 29, 2016
    massive interesting books , spent whole time
  • Nicole P.
    Nicole Perez SerranoMarch 31, 2015
    Awesome place so fun to just spend hours there.
  • Nichole S.heart icon on user image
    Nichole Shrom-KucFebruary 22, 2019
    Bowie shopped here and they have a great selection.
  • Monday L.
    Monday LisaJanuary 5, 2011
    I always go in here to find a specific book which they usually don't have, but always leave with something unexpected. It's that kinda place...
  • Christa T.heart icon on user image
    Christa Trude-HossMarch 13, 2015
    Leave yourself plenty of time for browsing the stacks - especially the sale carts outside.
  • Victoria G.heart icon on user image
    Victoria GoulartJune 23, 2017
    Best place to buy a book in NYC!! I could spend hours in here
  • Anna S.heart icon on user image
    Anna SotnikovaOctober 15, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing bookstore!! They have everything!
  • Travel I.
    Travel IndiaaApril 1, 2015
    You can find everything from a large selection
  • N A.heart icon on user image
    N AvedisSeptember 12, 2018
    My favorite place ever! Doesn’t need reviews. It’s just great
  • Pauline
    PaulineFebruary 19, 2014
    Keep a look on the *new arrivals* in the second hand section. Happy treasure hunting!
  • Evan M.
    Evan MacDonaldMay 23, 2012
    A really great collection of design/typography/art books on the 2nd floor.
  • Darryl M.
    Darryl MorrisDecember 26, 2011
    This is another NYC institution, which is my favorite bookshop in Manhattan.
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    AriMarch 26, 2016
    Always great discounts and wide selection of books
  • Jessica A.heart icon on user image
    Jessica ANovember 7, 2014
    Buy all the books. Especially the dog coffee table books. Basement level.
  • Connie C.heart icon on user image
    Connie ChiuDecember 17, 2014
    Good luck trying to sell any of your books here.
  • Mr M.
    Mr MaggioApril 18, 2016
    Great place with lots of rare books
  • Kelly D.
    Kelly DietzApril 10, 2012
    If you go in with an open mind, you're sure to leave happy!
  • Revel In New York
    Revel In New YorkMarch 31, 2010
    The Strand is just a great New York Institution. One can look at photo books, art books and cookbooks for recipes. I've also hid a bunch of my own photos in books there. -Fred Cray, Photographer Read more
  • Jaunted
    JauntedApril 26, 2010
    The tables in the aisle are often packed high with new books at slightly cheaper prices. Look down, if the table has a bottom area, for used versions for way cheaper.
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    TSeptember 22, 2018
    They buy books! If you want to get rid of those books on your shelves.
  • Lauren N.
    Lauren NathanielApril 25, 2016
    Absolutely love this place. best place to buy your moleskine notebook
  • Gennady B.heart icon on user image
    Gennady BarskyMarch 4, 2016
    If you're a reader like me, this is the place for you!
  • The Jade H.
    The Jade HotelAugust 6, 2013
    The best bookstore in New York. We could spend hours here.
  • ᴡ R.
    ᴡ RockshicNovember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Hint: excellent travel books downstairs, at cheaper prices than B&N!
  • Gregory S.heart icon on user image
    Gregory SegarraJuly 8, 2013
    They have a great water fountain near the bathroom that is really cold
  • Mike O.
    Mike O'BrienMay 18, 2013
    Some really rude people running the book selling counter. Clean up your act.
  • Renee J.heart icon on user image
    Renee JarvisJanuary 7, 2016
    The ambience. I feel like i am in another world.
  • Alexander L.heart icon on user image
    Alexander LobovMay 10, 2018
    Worth it for the rare books section alone.
  • Kopernikus
    KopernikusJanuary 18, 2015
    You can find any book you want!!
  • Sabrina
    SabrinaJune 10, 2010
    The leather-bound classics are beautiful and reasonably priced. And honestly, how can 18 miles of books ever be bad? Read more
  • Pelin G.heart icon on user image
    Pelin Güvenç KefelJanuary 2, 2017
    Huge bookstore, 18 miles of books 😊
  • Landon L.heart icon on user image
    Landon LarsenAugust 7, 2014
    All the books you can imagine!
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