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The Strand Bookstore

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Address: 828 Broadway, New York City, NY
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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A visit every time I'm in NYC

Find your dream books... an excellent selection of history, art, culture, etc. Plus the prices are excellent for obscure topics.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Find your dream books... an excellent selection of history, art, culture, etc. Plus the prices are excellent for obscure topics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to go in NYC. They have thousands of books, both used and new and the staff always seems to know exactly where everything is. I love being able to help keep great indie bookstores like this alive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Every time I visit NY I make sure to go to the Strand. This is a huge, well stocked bookstore with lots to offer. The problem is limiting yourself. I always end up buying as many books as I can carry as there is such a good variety and the prices are very reasonable. They also have delightful, quirky T... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite book store in NY, a bit hard to find what you need, but you have many help there and very friendly . You can find any book you want , any book.a real fun place

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Ishpeming, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What a wonderful place to browse, unhurried, through four floors of new and used books, on every topic imaginable, with attentive, knowledgeable, and pleasant staff! Well organized and yet an eclectic sense throughout. We visited on a warm summer evening and the basement floor was rather airless, though very much worth the trouble. I'd be a regular if we lived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is an institution and a wonderful bookstore in NYC. If you're looking for a book, you'll probably find it here. They have wonderful book bags and other gift items as well. Definitely worth a visit if you love reading or are shopping in that area.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

For booklovers and lovers of disappearing independent bookstores, a visit to The Strand is a must. Easily spend an hour or two wandering around this wonderful store. Best selection of books anywhere! Great prices too. We always plan a 1/2 day outing to Union Square, eat at Tea and Sympathy or the Grey Dog, and visit the The Strand. Can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Every time I visit NYC, I have to go here. I spend a fortune and have to bring an extra suitecase just for my new books. Indoor and outdoor shelves filled with every kind of book imaginable. And tons of them are priced WELL below average prices. Even the pickiest reader will be impressed with this place. Long lines at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband and I've been to The Strand on previous trips to New York and made sure our kids had their first experience of this wonderful store on this trip. Our son even put it on his list of one of the things he wanted to see in NYC. We spent part of a Saturday morning there, so it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Love the vibe of the bookstore. Large selection loved browsing fiction as well as classics. Unique finds for all. Love holding a book in my hands as opposed to ipads and kindles...

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Additional Information about The Strand Bookstore

Address: 828 Broadway, New York City, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

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