Home Feed
Home
Search
Search
Add Review, Blurb, Quote
Add
Activity
Activity
Profile
Profile
strandbookstore

strandbookstoreVerified

Joined December 2015

📚 Largest indie bookstore in NYC! ❤️ Open since 1927. 💪 Family-owned & woman-owned. ⬇️ Currently reading linktr.ee/strandbookstore
review
strandbookstore
Year of the Monkey | Patti Smith
post image
Pickpick

There are dozens of best-of lists this time of year, but Strand wants to know YOUR favorite books of 2019! We‘ve collected 30 of our bestselling new releases, and votes can be cast here: https://forms.gle/6NMP12fZDpXYvczq6

Cinfhen Great selections 3d
strandbookstore @Cinfhen Thanks! It reflects the good taste of our customers 3d
KerriArista I thought Ruth Ware‘s “The Turn of the Key” was a good one for 2019. 3d
34 likes3 comments
review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

Lindy West is the brilliant author (and possible witch) behind the memoir Shrill, a now hit comedy television show on Hulu, and the upcoming essay collection, The Witches Are Coming. In anticipation of our upcoming event with Lindy and comedian/writer Hari Kondabolu, we sat down to chat with Lindy about her new book, her advice for being a successful writer, and her perspective on how change happens in society. INTERVIEW: https://buff.ly/342JOTU

readordierachel 🙌🙌 1mo
37 likes2 stack adds1 comment
blurb
strandbookstore
Her Body and Other Parties | Carmen Maria Machado
post image

📚💀 Take one last peek at Carmen Maria Machado's strange, scary, and spectacular book list. It's one to add to the to-be-read pile! https://www.strandbooks.com/carmen-machado-bookshelf?utm_content=bufferaa895&utm...

review
strandbookstore
Year of the Monkey | Patti Smith
post image
Pickpick

We have signed copies of Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year. https://www.strandbooks.com/product/year-of-the-monkey-0525657681/

blurb
strandbookstore
A Fortune for Your Disaster | Hanif Abdurraqib
post image

Incredible book, incredible author! 📕 In his much-anticipated follow-up to The Crown Ain't Worth Much, poet, essayist, biographer, and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib has written a book of poems about how one rebuilds oneself after a heartbreak, the kind that renders them a different version of themselves than the one they knew. ❤ SIGNED COPIES: https://www.strandbooks.com/poetry-1/a-fortune-for-your-disaster/

blurb
strandbookstore
Her Body and Other Parties | Carmen Maria Machado
post image

New bookshelf!!!! Carmen Maria Machado recommends a collection of over 40 titles to dig into. https://buff.ly/2ITuilb

Billypar Ooh- love this idea! 2mo
sarahbarnes 😍😍😍 2mo
53 likes2 comments
blurb
strandbookstore
Patsy | Nicole Dennis-Benn
post image

We're back with another amazing booklist from Pen America focusing on poetry and poets that speak to advocacy that goes beyond nation and identity.

🌺 https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry244-poetr...

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Dead inside but still reading! 💀 Celebrate the month of Halloween by picking up a scary story at Strand. • View the full booklist here: https://www.strandbooks.com/halloween-2019

LibrarianRyan This picture is Awesome! 2mo
39 likes1 comment
blurb
strandbookstore
Tampa | Alissa Nutting
post image

This was also the exact reason my ex gave me for breaking up with me--JK! Happy #bannedbooksweek, the annual celebration of the freedom to read! 🔥📖🔥

tpixie Lol 2mo
52 likes1 comment
blurb
strandbookstore
Red at the Bone | Jacqueline Woodson
post image

Presenting Jacqueline Woodson's author's bookshelf! Woodson is the bestselling author of more than two dozen award-winning books and now her powerful new release, Red at the Bone. See the bookshelf: https://www.strandbooks.com/jacqueline-woodson-bookshelf

40 likes1 stack add
review
strandbookstore
Testaments | Margaret Atwood
post image
Pickpick

Two incredible new releases today! 💚 1) As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens up the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.💙 2)
As psychically terrifying as Firestarter, and with the spectacular kid power of It, The Institute is Stephen King‘s gut-wrenchingly dramatic story of good vs. evil in a world where the good guys don‘t always win.

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Here are 17 genre-spanning works—memoir to short story to poetry, and more—that consider power and memory in relation to contemporary and historical spaces: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry238-memor...

blurb
strandbookstore
Woman World | Aminder Dhaliwal
post image

Here‘s our (highly requested) list of graphic novel staff picks! 📚🙌 Some people don‘t even consider reading graphic novels because they have false assumptions about them. Trust us—they‘re well worth the read; you just have to find which ones are right for you! Hint: start with one of these 😏.

blurb
strandbookstore
Refugees and Migrants | Ceri Roberts
post image

With the president insisting on a border wall, now more than ever it is important that we support immigrant rights in any way we can. ➡️ We have teamed up with Kids In Need of Defense, an organization that provides legal aid to migrant children, on a book list focusing on immigrant and refugee themes. •• The entire book list is at the link: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry237-how-t...

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Climate change is real! ☀ It's up to us to demand climate solutions and vote vote VOTE!

Aimeesue Drawdown is excellent. ❤️ 4mo
58 likes1 stack add1 comment
blurb
strandbookstore
post image

We have signed copies of Zahra Hankir's Our Women on the Ground! 👏 Nineteen women journalists tell us, in their own words, about what it's like to report on conflicts that (quite literally) hit close to home. Their daring and heartfelt stories, told here for the first time, shatter stereotypes about the region's women and provide an urgently needed perspective on a part of the world that is frequently misunderstood.

Link: https://buff.ly/2KZ89DM

45 likes3 stack adds
review
strandbookstore
Magic for Liars | Sarah Gailey
post image
Pickpick

Author Erin Morgenstern (The Night Circus) loves our Book HookUp subscription boxes! She said, “I‘ve been waiting (im)patiently to get my hands on both of these books from Ocean Vuong & Sarah Gailey and the wait was totally worth it for all of this wonderment.“ Sign up for the upcoming Book HookUp box here!: www.strandbooks.com/strand-subscriptions (Pictured: Last quarter's box)

blurb
strandbookstore
Between the World and Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates
post image

We swapped out the classics!! Don‘t freak out, you can keep your classics, you just might also love these swaps. Even more here: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry235-adult...

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Okay, we are not an accredited university by any means buuuut, we love learning and believe it's a lifelong journey! Here are some of our most-loved informational books and nerd-tastic merch: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-university-2019

JSW I would like to inquire about getting my Doctorate in Reading from Strand University. Sign me up. 👩🏻‍🎓 4mo
slategreyskies @JSW Agreed.📚 4mo
strandbookstore @JSW 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 Come to the store, you're ready for the secret passageway... 4mo
JSW @strandbookstore 😉😉 I have never been more ready. 4mo
52 likes4 comments
blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Ummmm...signed copies?! Yes please!!! 😍 Click the link for a signed copy of Dark Age & check out our Instagram TV channel for the full interview/ Instagram Live we did with Pierce Brown! 🔗 https://www.strandbooks.com/science-fiction/dark-age-book-5-of-the-red-rising-sa...

blurb
strandbookstore
Fever Dream | Samanta Schweblin
post image

Happy #WomenInTranslationMonth! 🥰 See some of our top (mostly fiction) picks at the link: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry234-18-mu...

saresmoore Just send me the stack, please and thank you! 4mo
70 likes1 comment
blurb
strandbookstore
post image

True Crime + Mystery in one table?!?! You better take a first date down to the Strand Underground (a.k.a. the Basement) A.S.A.P. 😂😅

blurb
strandbookstore
Skip | Molly Mendoza
post image

It‘s Leo szn! 🦁🔥 Check out these firey book recommendations for every zodiac sign in August, curated by our very own bookseller Sofia. 🔥Tap the link to see which one is meant for you: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry233-liter...

quote
strandbookstore
Beloved | Toni Morrison
post image

“He licked his lips. ‘Well, if you want my opinion-‘
‘I don‘t, ‘ She said. ‘I have my own.”
― Toni Morrison, Beloved

📖 https://buff.ly/2GSdavd

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

💸 Managing money shouldn‘t be this hard 😫 Financial expert @brokemillennialblog shared her top books for a mindful, financially sound life. ☝️☝️Tap the link to see why she chose these! https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry232-erin-...

quote
strandbookstore
The Starless Sea | Erin Morgenstern
post image

Strand mentioned in the forthcoming novel, The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (coming Nov 5, 2019!) 💛📚❤

jillrhudy You were in Lillian Boxfish takes a walk too! 5mo
37 likes4 stack adds1 comment
blurb
strandbookstore
When Dimple Met Rishi | Sandhya Menon
post image

ATTN ROMANCE LOVERS! 🌹We asked five romance writers to narrow down their favorite rom-coms...then we turned them into book suggestions. Read more at the link: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry231-9-boo...

62 likes1 stack add
review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

Today's #staffpick comes from Visual Merchandiser Lauren G! Moan: Anonymous Essays on Female Orgasm by Emma Koenig! 🙆‍♀️

“Brutally honest, comforting, painful, and empowering--this book hits the spot. Plus, Emma Koenig's choice to keep the authors anonymous gives the reader an unbiased view with each essay.“ Find it on the Main Floor Staff Picks column!

53 likes7 stack adds
blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Hate capitalism? 🤑 Each one of these ~valuable~ reads explains the drawbacks of capitalism--and what we can do to change our world for the better. Tap the link to see this Anti-Capitalism booklist: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry230-antic...

blurb
strandbookstore
Disparities | Slavoj iek
post image

Sand between the pages, blinding sun that makes the pages burn holes in your eyes, water damage, I think I‘ll skip the beach and stay at home with one of these mighty reads 🏖🥵🔥 Entire list of ANTI-Beach Reads here: https://www.strandbooks.com/anti-beach-reads-2019

blurb
strandbookstore
Mostly Dead Things | Kristen Arnett
post image

Author Kristen Arnett shared 5 books that she is loving this summer.

Read more: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry229-5-boo...

37 likes1 stack add
blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Making summer even more super, one comic at a time. #Spiderman

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

July literary horoscopes are here! We have just the books you need to cozy up on the couch, avoid other people, and process your emotions. Don't forget to read about signs other than your own to get a variety of book choices, ranging from the mystical to the humorous.

⭐https://buff.ly/2XlEtU6

blurb
strandbookstore
Batgirl Vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside | Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart
post image

Do you have a favorite superhero comic book? 🦸🦸‍♂️ New table up on the main floor!

review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

Here's a #staffpick from basement bookseller boice: My Love Story by Tina Turner. 🎶💜⠀
“This is the perfect book if you‘re looking to stay motivated in your life. Tina Turner has overcome a stroke, cancer, a kidney transplant and suffered the loss of her eldest son to suicide last year. Tina reminds us to 'keep going' as she‘s consistently done. I take her words to heart as I work through my own challenges and pursue my dreams.“

56 likes3 stack adds
review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

🌈💙💕2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots--an uprising resisting police harassment & persecution against LGBT+ Americans. This year's NYC Pride, dubbed #WorldPrideNYC, will be the largest international celebration of Pride IN HISTORY! In honor, Strand has partnered with The Center for an epic Pride booklist. Click here: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry227-the-c...

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

🦋In partnership with The Wing (work & community spaces designed for women), this week‘s blog features a mini-collection focused on the brazen NYC women of the late 1800s/ early 1900s in honor of the 30th anniversary of The Ladies' Mile.🦋 Tap this link to read more! https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry226-ladie...

review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

“Barbarian Days is William Finnegan‘s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else: a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study, a morally dangerous pastime, a way of life.“ 🏄 What are you reading this summer on the beach?

charl08 Great book! 6mo
shaynarae I LOVED this book! 6mo
Expandingbookshelf Loved this book! 6mo
44 likes3 comments
blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Ready for a little fun in the sun? 😎🏖📚🍉Stop by the main floor Fun in the Sun table or tap the link to see our top reads for your outdoor needs: https://www.strandbooks.com/fun-in-the-sun-2019/.

51 likes1 stack add
review
strandbookstore
Member of the Family | Dianne Lake
post image
Pickpick

Casey, who works in Strand's shipping department has a #staffpick today. 😁

“Diane Lake‘s relatable search for a place to belong drew me in, and her unique insight into the family she found kept me engaged. I recommend this memoir to anyone interested in True Crime, especially that of one of the world‘s most notorious cults.“

53 likes4 stack adds
blurb
strandbookstore
Nox | Anne Carson
post image

Find Anne Carson's wonderfully eclectic booklist here: https://www.strandbooks.com/the-authors-bookshelf

blurb
strandbookstore
post image

Your June literary horoscopes are here! ♊🔮♋ To see which books we recommend for your zodiac, tap the link: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry225-june-...

blurb
strandbookstore
Crossplay | Niki Smith
post image

✨Choose queer authors! 🌈 We have an LGBTQ+ #Pride table year round, but this month we have two! See our picks at the link: https://www.strandbooks.com/pride-2019

review
strandbookstore
With the Fire on High | Elizabeth Acevedo
post image
Pickpick

And our #1 summer read is...! ☀🔥 “From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.“

50 likes2 stack adds
blurb
strandbookstore
Queenie | Candice Carty-Williams
post image

Summer reading, here I come! ☀️📚🏝🌈 What are you reading this summer? Our picks: www.strandbooks.com/summer-reads-2019

charl08 All the books! 6mo
Pricel101 I spy Normal People- highly recommended! 6mo
53 likes2 comments
review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

Very important read! 🌎 “Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it‘s not about carbon—it‘s about capitalism. The convenient truth is that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.”

45 likes4 stack adds
review
strandbookstore
The Inheritance Trilogy | N. K. Jemisin
post image
Pickpick

And now your watch is ended...so why not read some more? 🔥❄️ Here are some book series to help you move on from #GameOfThrones. Full blog: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry223-game-...

56 likes1 stack add
blurb
strandbookstore
Orange World | Karen Russell
post image

🌷✨🌈📚 For your spring reading list, Swamplandia! and Orange World author Karen Russell has rounded up eight books that have come out this year that she loves! 🍊 More details, including how you can ask Karen a question about her upcoming book, at the link: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry222-karen...

review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

Your mom deserves these books 😏. See our Mother's Day book recs: https://www.strandbooks.com/strand-blog#/entry/entry221-your-...

review
strandbookstore
post image
Pickpick

2nd floor bookseller Colin would love to give you guys a rec for the weekend!⠀

'How to Read Nancy' by Mark Newgarden and Paul Karasik 👀📚 ⠀

“A maniacally thorough formal analysis of a particular Nancy strip. It shows how much thought goes into assembling the pieces of a ‘simple‘ water-hose gag, and teaches you all you really need to know about comics. Bushmiller started out as a puzzle-maker, and no wonder. All the pieces matter.”

52 likes1 stack add