Three Lives & Company

154 W 10th St (at Waverly Pl)
New York, NY 10014
(212) 741-2069



  • In a city full of fantastic independent bookstores, this one has the most character. Also, in some kind of superhuman feat, the staff almost always have read everything in stock.
  • The staff at this place is amazing! love this store1
  • For shopping or browsing, this store has both the literature and the food books I'm looking for. -Anita Lo, Top Chef Masters
  • Outsized inventory at this unassuming bookstore. Quaint and fancy.
  • It. Smells. WONDERFUL in here.
  • The old school staff happily makes recommendations and places special orders. Ask about upcoming author readings. Green Guide Editor
  • My favorite bookstore and one of my favorite places in the city in general. Please don't ever change. :)
  • Great bookstore..stop by
  • This is a fantastic bookstore that despite it's size has a plethora of unusual titles. Wonderful travel writing/international relations section.
  • While I don't totally know why this is my favorite bookstore in NYC. Small and quiet.
  • Best book store in NYC with a perfectly curated - if tiny - gay and lesbian section.
  • Una librera muy linda
  • Terrific indie bookstore. Friendly staff
  • Fantastic little bookstore atmosphere, so nice & helpful owners
  • adorable little shop that always has a great selection of new releases
  • Great place for fiction and non fiction, but it's its charm that I couldn't resist!
  • For such a small space they have and outstanding selection of books. Take your time and browse away!
  • Very well curated shop. Great selection of books across a wide variety of topics
  • Great curation and a staff who know their stuff
  • Si quieres conocer una verdadera librera niuyorquina, tienes que venir aqu y despus ir a Strand. Un sueo hecho realidad.

Nearby places

138 W 10th St (btwn Greenwich Ave & Waverly Pl)
152 W 10th St (at Waverly Pl)
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl)