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Best of Brooklyn: Top 5 New and Used Bookshops

Whether you're looking for new or vintage books- these Brooklyn shops have just what you need.
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Brooklyn bookworms gather around. We have compiled a list of six bookshops offering new and used books, with others hosting literary events. These shops promise to offer a wide variety of genres from several locations in Brooklyn.

  1. Unnameable Books: Located at 615 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, in Prospect Heights, Unnameable Books offers a diverse collection of used and rare books.
  2. Book Thug Nation: Located at 100 N 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11249 in Williamsburg, offers new and used books in several genres and hosts literary events. Check their social media and website for a calendar.
  3. Spoonbill & Sugartown Books:  Located at 218 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249, the shop is open daily between 11 am- 9 pm. Whether you're looking for art & design, theory, literature and poetry, children's books and cookbooks, this shop has it all.
  4. Freebird Books & Goods: Located at 123 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, in the Columbia Waterfront District, Freebird Books offers a mix of new and used books, focusing on literary fiction and nonfiction.
  5. Terrace Books: Located at 242 Prospect Park W Brooklyn, NY 11215. This independent bookstore in Windsor Terrace specializes in new, used, and collectable books. The store also offers a selection of literary-themed gifts. 
  6. Molasses Books: Located at 770 Hart St, Brooklyn, NY 11237 in Bushwick, Molasses Books is a used bookstore with a cozy atmosphere, offering a selection of secondhand books. 


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