When you think of independent bookstores, you probably think of the places you go to read.
The places where you go, however, are usually smaller, often located in smaller towns, and have a more limited selection.
You also probably assume that these bookstores are for people who are either looking for a more affordable or a more niche selection of books, but there’s a good chance that they are more geared toward a broader range of readers.
The question that you should be asking yourself is: which of these smaller, less-established independent bookshops do I want to book at?
And if you don’t already have an answer to this question, then you’re in luck.
Below are some of the top independent book stores to book in New York City.