The Largest Independent Bookstore In New York Has More Than 30,000 Books

In an era where more and more books are solely coming out on e-reader platforms and we have people like Marie Kondo telling us we should only keep 30 books in our homes, you would think it would be hard to find an actual bookstore anywhere in New York nowadays – but think again. In small towns like Millerton, family-run bookshops are alive and well and Oblong Books is here to prove it.

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Have you ever gone book hunting in Oblong Books? To discover more unique literary attractions, check out how You’ll Fall In Love With This Quiet New York Town That Has More Books Than People!