The Strand Celebrates

90 Years

Lost In The Stacks

This year the Strand celebrates 90 years selling books in New York City, from historic Book Row to Union Square and beyond. Celebrate by browsing our top picks from most of a century in business, submit your own bookmark design, and more!

The Strand 90

We've seen a lot of books over the years. These are some of our favorites.

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Make Your (Book)Mark!

Submit an original bookmark design for a chance to have your bookmark featured in-store! The contest will be judged by design icons Adam J. Kurtz, Paula Scher, and Sunra Thompson.

Submissions must be 2"x6.5" with a .25" bleed at 300dpi. If you use the template provided, make sure that the lines aren't visible in your final submission. Be sure to read the contest's terms and conditions here.

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Got Photos?

Do you have any photos of the Strand from the last 90 years? We're collecting memories from customers, book lovers, and New Yorkers.

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