Westsider rare and used books
A Surprise Ending for Westsider Books | The New YorkerOn Saturday, January 26th, family, friends, and donors gathered to celebrate the revival of Westsider Books. Over 20 people convened in a colorfully decorated Upper West Side apartment that reflected the aura of the evening. Bright pinks, purples, and blues surrounded elated guests, giddy with the promise of a continued community. Strangers huddled close, exchanged memories of visits to the bookstore on Broadway between 80th and 81st Streets, and shared their favorite novels. He saved a landmark, a place of joy and exploration for so many. Donors at the party noted a love for books as a motivation for their donation, but, more importantly, a love for their neighborhood.
Final chapter for Upper West Side's beloved Westsider Rare and Used Books
David, an employee at the store, confirmed the closing, and said he too had just heard the news from the owner. David said he thinks the store will close toward the end of February. Book portal books. A post shared by Westsider Books Inc. There are no plans to close that shop, he says.
The Book of Lamentations: a bitterly nostalgic look at a city in the process of going extinct. I bought a lot of stuff there in the 80's back when it was Gryphon Books. Haven't lived there in years but had hoped it would hold out. Thank you so much for keeping your blog going as long as you did. My experience in NYC is pre's. I lived through the death-knell that Reagan wrought, and whenever I watch some movie from the 50's - 80's I get weepy-nostalghic for the exciting city that I knew.