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Corner Bookstore

1313 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1301
+1 212-831-3554
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Everything you want in a bookstore, it's here

I've been to literally dozens of bookstores around the world, and this is one of the best. Not... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
minnetonka. minnesota
Superb book store on ues

This store is about the best independent book store that remains in Manhattan . Been a customer fir... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Allan S
New York City, New York
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Come in, browse, read and search for the latest fiction best-seller or special-interest reference at this neighborhood bookstore.
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1313 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1301
Upper East Side
+1 212-831-3554
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I've been to literally dozens of bookstores around the world, and this is one of the best. Not because of the size of the inventory. It's all about the quality of the books, knowledgeable staff, and overall aesthetic. Regardless of where you're staying in New...More

Thank zadkine
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This store is about the best independent book store that remains in Manhattan . Been a customer fir a long time and they. Try hard to fill the customers need. A very erudite staff who cares about their customers and is very proper. They hold...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I stopped by yesterday to visit this tiny and old fashioned book store, partly to visit with the friendly and helpful staff, and partly to buy some books in hopes of keeping them in business. Great selection of current and some odd and off beat...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We regularly visit The Corner Bookstore when in New York. It truly is a wonderful bookstore. Recently, we had a problem with a special order that was delivered to the wrong address, which was not the fault of The Corner Bookstore. When advised of the...More

Thank johnrv0385
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My daughter and I were walking through the neighborhood and stopped in. We had a ball and we each picked out one book, which was difficult.

Thank Hope B
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I was doing a bookshop tour of the Upper East Side and the Corner Bookstore was a highlight of the trip. It was a pleasant space with friendly and informed staffers, and a great selection of titles for a small space. Highlights included a wide...More

Thank avidbeader
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

There are so few of these neighborhood bookstores still in New York City that I stop by from time to time to break the Amazon habit and by a few books to help keep this one alive. If you pass by, please do the same.

2  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A wonderful place to pick up recent literary and nonfiction as well as classics. Extremely well-curated children's section (no trash). Helpful folks at desk.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Lovely bookshop near Central Park. We just found it while wandering around. The display of books was very tempting and I saw a book I was interested in. Despite the fact that it was 6.00 and the bookshop was just about to start a reading/signing...More

1  Thank BletchleyCat
Reviewed 29 May 2013

This is a delightful, small, but well stocked book shop, in the Carnegie Hill area of New York City. Located on Madison Avenue on the corner of 93rd Street, this shop manages to enchant with its diverse selection of books. Unlike the cavernous, anonymous and...More

2  Thank Princpessa
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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