Over 14,000 French and English titles by authors from 30 French-speaking countries. 972 Fifth Ave., at 79th St., 212.650.0070.
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Used books, a café, live events and workshops keep visitors busy; proceeds go directly to helping those living with HIV/ AIDS. 126 Crosby St., btw Prince & E. Houston sts., 212.334.3324.
Over 150,000 books, guidebooks, art books and periodicals on topics related to Japan and Japanese culture. 1073 Sixth Ave., btw W. 41st & W. 42nd sts., 212.869.1700.
This bookstore, for some 50 years, a leading independent bookseller, has Fornasetti wallpaper and shelves of illustrated art books, nonfiction, children’s books and more. 1133 Broadway, at W. 26th St., 212.759.2424.
New, used, out- of-print and rare books are in this legendary literary warehouse, which also hosts book signings and readings. 828 Broadway, at E. 12th St., 212.473.1452.