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Word Up Bookstore

Ranked one of “NYC’s 5 Best Used Bookstores” by CBS and part of the “Best of New York” by Time Out, Word Up is a general interest community book shop and arts space in Washington Heights. This unique used bookstore is run entirely by volunteers. However, it is so much more than just a bookstore. Word up features literary readings, live concerts, and film screenings to name a few. Located a quick 5 minute walk from the Edge Hotel, Word Up is the perfect place to pop in for a quick trip or spend an entire afternoon looking for that perfect find.

Word Up is the true definition of a community bookstore. They have very affordable rare and used books from just about any genre imaginable and those willing to search are sure to find hidden treasures that make for great mementos and gifts. Once you have taken in all that this community bookstore has to offer, walk back to the Edge Hotel to drop off your new books before grabbing dinner at one of the amazing restaurants in the neighborhood.