October 7th, 2014

Book Lover in NYC


Fellow book lovers,

Never have I ever been to New York City. Nevertheless my parents had the good fortune to sojourn there for a few days earlier this month, and the thoughtfulness to do some bookish research for me.

It appears that the Big Apple’s number one bookseller remains the Strand. Born in 1927, it has only grown in size– now holding 18 miles worth of books– since then. Its charm, sincerity, and immense collection of new and used books has kept its competitors close, and its valued patrons closer.

Speaking of charm:


A book bag spotted at the Strand. Delightful, no?

I hope to visit it for myself someday. Is it as marvellous as they say? Leave a comment and let me know!


I’ll keep you posted,

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