July 25, 2019

Gallivanting in New York City -  here are my top three picks chosen for their New Yorkness, good books and staff. All downtown Manhattan, so a complete itinerary.


The Mysterious Bookshop

Way down on mean Warren Street waits The Mysterious Bookshop. Collectible, new and secondhand mysteries, plus seriously knowledgable staff. From identifying women who published under male pseudonyms (Craig Rice) to what to read while I wait for the next Emma Viskic (Moonlight Downs), they had all the answers. Huge shop with more tucked out of sight.

Common Books Book Cart

 An entrepreneur does something new, in a way that works for them - not necessarily scaling up to sell out. 

In London many small booksellers are entrepreneurs, but Common Books book cart on the Lower East Side takes the cake for their mission to sell their favourite...

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