NY- Ivy’s Bookstore and Murder Ink on the Upper Westside are two of New York’s finest independent bookstores and definitely worth a visit when you are in town.
Ivy’s Books & Curiosities (2488 Broadway between 92nd and 93rd Streets, Ph: 212-362-8905) carries an assortment of both new and used books, all arranged together. Ivy’s specializes in children’s foreign-language books. No website available
Murder Ink Bookstore(2486 Broadway between 92nd and 93rd Streets,www.murderink.com) in New York City is the world’s oldest mystery bookstore. Murder Ink has been around since 1972, and carries a wide range of contemporary signed first editions. If murder and mystery books are your thing then you will love this store.