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Corner Bookstore

1313 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1301
+1 212-831-3554
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Tiny but superb

I stopped by yesterday to visit this tiny and old fashioned book store, partly to visit with the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
New York City, New York
March, 2017

We regularly visit The Corner Bookstore when in New York. It truly is a wonderful bookstore... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Come in, browse, read and search for the latest fiction best-seller or special-interest reference at this neighborhood bookstore.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 May 2017
“Tiny but superb”
18 Apr 2017
“March, 2017”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
1313 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1301
Upper East Side
+1 212-831-3554
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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 19 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 4 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 2 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
Reviewed 25 April 2013 via mobile

Small bookshop but you'll find the latest releases there, as well as a good selection of fiction and non-fiction books, for adults and children alike. Plus, the guys are cool.

Thank Ju L
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Intimate Upper East Side book store, a nostalgic alternative to franchise stores. Absent is the ubiquitous marketing of ordinary books and the sense that an essential condition of buying books is the aroma of coffee beans. Absent too is the notion of organizing the stock...More

Thank Belgo96
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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