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Holiday Recommendations 2016

Nutshell by Ian McEwan — A witty take on Hamlet set in contemporary London emphasizing the murder mystery over the revenge aspect.  Yes, the “narrated by a fetus” premise is out there, but don’t take it too seriously.  It just

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Our Holiday Suggestions…

Need a good gift idea? Here are some staff and customer favorites from the past year. “M Train” by Patti Smith Curl up with a cup of strong black coffee and Patti Smith’s phenomenal new memoir. Smith, a NY cultural

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Review: “The Horse” by Wendy Williams

       An extraordinary story of the horse through its fifty-six million year journey as one of our great companions.  The author, a recognized authority, gives us a new picture of today’s horses in terms of their relationship to

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An Elizabeth Taylor Overview


“I feel, after a time, that my books have dropped into a pit, and must lie there for ever and ever. And there they were, brought to the light of day once more, and by someone who had truly read them.” So

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"A wonderful establishment, with a splendid staff. This place helps redeem the Upper East Side of New York. Every reader in the area should make it a home away from home."

–Stephen Koch, Author and Former Chairman of the MFA Graduate Writing Program at Columbia

"A veritable book lover’s paradise"

– New York Social Diary

“Crawford Doyle is that rarity: a gorgeous store with the nuanced selection and incredible staff to back it up. They set a new benchmark for what a bookstore can be and do.”

– Dustin Kurtz, Marketing Manager at Melville House