Just two more books to add to my total since the last post. Two more books from two different bookstores, which implies that I’m keeping to my one-book-per-store requirement. We visited McNally Jackson Books down on the Lower East Side after a trip to The Tenement Museum which is a must see if you ever visit New York. And a lunch at Katz’s Deli. … Continue reading New York Bookstore Rambling Continues
So I am at seven books for seven days, as planned. Today, we made the obligatory visit to The Strand Bookstore, which you really must see if you visit New York and you love books. The advertize 18 miles of books, which is probably true. Four stories of books, mostly new titles at a slightly reduced price with some used titles at a slight additional … Continue reading New York City Book Buying Total Reaches Seven!
I’m sort of keeping to my book buying pledge at this point. With modifications. The original goals was to buy one book at each bookstore I visit. While this may have forced a few purchases I wouldn’t have made, I think it would have resulted in fewer purchases overall. First day in New York, first bookstore I visit, two books bought. But no books purchased, … Continue reading 4 Books in 4 Days: Literary NYC Update
My first night in New York, Tuesday, after a long flight spent cramped in economy class, so of course I left C.J. at the hotel and headed right for The Strand in spite of vowing not to go until our last day there. Afterwards, I went down Broadway to The Famous Cozy Soup and Burger Restaurant where I had a bowl of matzo ball soup. … Continue reading Sunday Salon: Thanksgiving in New York City!