Strand Bookstore

Bookstore, Used Bookstore
828 Broadway (at E 12th St)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 473-1452
9:30am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:30pm
9:30am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm



  • Before you wrinkle your nose at this unconditioned used book store, take a look around. You just might find a literary loving intellectual like D (Dont You Forget About Me)
  • Books-by-the-Foot service provides ready-made libraries. Bargain books, a random selection of hardbacks, is the cheapest, at ten dollars a foot. For thirty dollars, clients can customize the color.
  • Kindle e-books are now outselling hardcovers. Go old school. Step away from your Kindle and buy a $1 book on the sidewalk. You'll feel like a kid again. - Erica Swallow
  • I dare you to leave without a new book.
  • This store boasts 18-miles of books. As recommended by Travel Channel host, Anthony Bourdain.
  • The home of 18 miles of discounted books has an amazing childrens section on the second floor. Powered by
  • This is Cults' favorite bookstore in the city! Guitarist Brian Oblivion says, "you can get every single book here" and singer Madeline Follin adds, "and it smells great!"
  • Need to pee? Use this restroom!
  • Free your mind. Don't look for a specific book, because you won't find it. Let the books find you!
  • You can find everything from a large selection of great $1 used books to the newest bestsellers. Pick up one of their popular canvas tote bags to carry all your finds home.
  • The best bookstore in the city. 4 floors with tons and tons of books from best sellers to rare unknowns. Find some gems in the $1 section and carry them home in one of their famous tote bags.
  • The perfect hipster haven for used and new books at discount prices. Im die-hard about supporting independent bookstores. Danielle Nussbaum, entertainment director
  • Sebo livraria incrvel! Vale uma tarde bem gasta. Achei livros esgotados de fotografia por 7 dlares. Muito bom mesmo!
  • It's a BG New York City Secret! Designer Jason Wu gets great reads here every week.
  • Critics' Pick winner of The Village Voice Best of NYC 2012 Best Cheap Books
  • 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.
  • Order your books online and pick them up at the main store within 1-2 days. No need to search for the books or pay for delivery.
  • Books on books on books. Literally and figuratively.
  • Readers' Poll winner of The Village Voice Best of NYC 2012 Best Used Bookstore!
  • If you love books, you'll love Strand.... 18 miles of books!

Nearby places

832 Broadway (at E 13th St)
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St)