Welcome to Strand Book Store, New York City's legendary home of 18 Miles of new, used and rare books. Since 1927.
In 1927, Ben Bass opened Strand Book Store on Fourth Avenue, home of New York’s legendary Book Row. Named after the famous publishing street in London, the Strand was one of 48 bookstores on Book Row, which started in the 1890’s and ran from Union Square to Astor Place. Today, the Strand is the sole survivor.Discover more Strand History...
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Strand in the Press
"It's the small, independent businesses that make New York City and its various neighborhoods different," says Nancy Bass Wyden in a recent article by Janean Chun for the just-launched Huff Post Small Business website, profiling The Strand and other independent bookstores entitled, "New York Small Businesses Fight For Survival Against Chain Stores."Browse more Strand in the Press...