The Strand Book Store in New York
The Strand Book Store in New York is the largest secondhand book shop in the world. Every day more than 5,000 books are sold here. The book store has more than 3 million books in stock! Including new, used and rare books, almost any title can be found here. In addition, they often host special evenings in the rare books room with appearances and readings by authors Many celebrities are regular customers of the store.
The books are all mixed up, so it can be a challenge to find a particular book. The staff can look up a book for you in their computer data base and tell you what section the book is located in. The Strand Bookstore is known for having “over 18 miles of books!”
You can also buy a gift card that never expires here, a great gift idea.
Take subway lines 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q or R to Union Square
The stores opening hours are, Mondays to Saturdays from 09:30 to 22:30 and on Sundays from 11:00 to 22:30.