Unnameable Books

Row 1

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

Foursquare Tips

  • 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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  • My favorite storefront on Vanderbilt.
  • 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
  • Open until 11pm!
  • Great used cookbook section!
  • Awesome gem in Brooklyn for cozy book shopping.
  • 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!
  • Great selection of books
  • 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!
  • they have an amazing selection of used books. i left the store with five. planning to go back for more.
  • Best place to read a chapter of a great book
  • Really good curation of books here. Check out the used books for a nice impulse even though you own a kindle purchase.