Unnameable Books

Used Bookstore, Bookstore
600 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 789-1534


  • Check out the wall of found items from used books dropped off at the store. It's behind one of the bookcases near the register.
  • Piles and piles and piles of books, both used and new. Great little hole in the wall book store.
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  • Tuck into an intelligently curated host of popular new titles and used classics at the unassuming book shop known for staying open until 11 p.m.
  • check out this neighborhood staple
  • Possibly the best used book prices in NYC.
  • Solid used section.
  • Sold them a few books, but they were very picky and didnt take them all
  • fun selection of used (and new) books, and open late!
  • They dont have everything, but they have taste and a lot of dedication. Its obviously important to support places like this, so do that
  • pretty good selection of books on film
  • Open until 11pm!
  • Great used cookbook section!
  • Great used bookstore with an eclectic selection
  • Even though it looks small, there's an amazing selection of used books
  • Books! The $1 carts are full of interesting reads, the scifi section is slim, but everything else is solid!
  • Not the best prices or largest selection, but solid nonetheless.
  • just good books, open late. and they DO take credit cards (Foursquare info is wrong). happy to support this indie bookseller.
  • Gothamist says, "Once immortalized on an Adrian Tomine New Yorker cover, Unnameable Books became the scrappy David to Amazon's big, bad Goliath. Cramped shelves and comfy chairs."
  • A sprawling and sometimes unorganized shop, Unnameable is an essential piece of Brooklyn culture. The store specializes in poetry and zines, but you never know what you'll discover at Unnameable!

Nearby places

623 Vanderbilt Ave (at St Marks Ave)
565 Vanderbilt Ave (at Pacific St)
598 Vanderbilt Ave