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Best Independent Bookstores of NYC
BookCourt is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

1. BookCourt

163 Court St (btwn Pacific & Dean St), Brooklyn, NY
Buchhandlung · Boerum Hill · 56 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: This large and open bookstore and event space hosts literary greats such as Junot Diaz, Tao LIn, and Colum McCann. They also sell bestsellers for 30% off!

Bluestockings is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

2. Bluestockings

8.4
172 Allen St (at Stanton), New York City, NY
Buchhandlung · Lower East Side · 49 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: "Bookstore, fair trade café, activist center." If you're ever in need of literature on feminism, LGBT topics, race issues, and other touchy subjects, Bluestockings may be the place for you! Mehr erfahren.

3. Forbidden Planet

8.8
832 Broadway (at E 13th St), New York City, NY
Comic-Laden · Greenwich Village · 175 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: So much more than your basic comic bookstore, Forbidden Planet carries many types of genre literature, including some special editions of the greats that you can buy for lower prices!

4. McNally Jackson Books

9.4
52 Prince St (btwn Lafayette & Mulberry St), New York City, NY
Buchhandlung · NoLita · 303 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Considered a center of Manhattan's literary culture, McNally Jackson's charming café, impressive events series, and, of course, vast book collection make it a great general interest bookstores. Mehr erfahren.

The Mysterious Bookshop is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

5. The Mysterious Bookshop

8.6
58 Warren St (at W Broadway), New York City, NY
Buchhandlung · Tribeca · 15 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: As New York's only lasting all-mystery bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop is the place to go if you're looking for signed mystery books or children's mysteries.

Powerhouse Arena is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

6. Powerhouse Arena

8.4
28 Adams St (Waer St), Brooklyn, NY
Buchhandlung · DUMBO · 67 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Set up like an amphitheater, this store and events space took a hit after Hurricane Sandy. It has since made a full recovery, rebounding back to its original status as a hip literary hangout spot.

Printed Matter is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

7. Printed Matter

8.6
231 11th Ave (at W 26th St), New York City, NY
Buchhandlung · Chelsea · 30 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Taking the term "art bookstore" to a whole new level, Printed Matter's impressive collection includes many books that should be considered works of art intrinsically. The store's style is awesome too. Mehr erfahren.

Unnameable Books is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

8. Unnameable Books

8.4
600 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Antiquariat · Prospect Heights · 28 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: 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! Mehr erfahren.

Van Alen Books is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

9. Van Alen Books

30 W 22nd St, New York City, NY
Buchhandlung · Flatiron District · 5 Tipps und Bewertungen

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: An eye-popping, if small, architecture bookstore. Take notice of the store's yellow staircase, a wonder of interior design that goes along perfectly with the store's inventory. Mehr erfahren.

WORD Brooklyn is one of Best Independent Bookstores of NYC.

10. WORD Brooklyn

9.1
126 Franklin St (Milton St), Brooklyn, NY
Buchhandlung · Greenpoint · 49 Tipps und Bewertungen