Four Decades of Literature at St Mark’s Bookshop

In 1977, five men were working at a failing bookstore on St Markโ€™s Place when they decided to pool what little money they had and launch their own venture. Nearly 40 years later, as print continues to decline, St Markโ€™s Bookstore is still alive and fighting against gentrification and digitalization in the East Village. Their secret? A commitment to providing their creative customers with the specialized inventory they want.

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