This innovative travel bookstore makes perusing the shelves intuitive by mixing guidebooks with works of history, memoirs, and other titles about the destination in question. It also boasts one of the most knowledgeable, cheery staffs in the city. A gem.
New York City
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12 W 19th St. (off Fifth Ave.)
Our Rating Neighborhood Flatiron District Transportation Subway: N, R to 23rd St Phone 212/414-8888 Web site Idlewild Books