Publishing Perspectives, the American online journal of international publishing news and opinion, has published a piece I wrote following a whirlwind tour of New York City bookstores, complete with a neatly provocative title!
And indeed, Gotham bookstores do have some qualities that less apparent in London – and I’ve focussed on some of the best of breed. Read on, and I hope you’ll track down some of these great shops next time you’re in NYC.
A few pictures to whet your appetites:
Rizzoli – photo: store website
McNally Jackson: store website
Scholastic: author’s own
St Mark’s: nycgo.com
WORD: author’s own
Barnes & Noble 5th Avenue: simple.wikipedia.org
Barnes & Noble Union Square: booksinnewyork.blogspot.com
Barnes & Noble 86th and Lexington: author’s own