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Seller’s Market

What used bookstores (and eBay customers) will fork over for three previously loved titles.

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Books to Sell
The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway (paperback)
Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell (paperback, 2007)
The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman (hardback, 2010)


The Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, at 12th St. (212-473-1452)
Blink: $1
The Sun Also Rises: $1
The Imperfectionists: $4

Shakespeare & Co. Booksellers
939 Lexington Ave., nr. 69th St. (212-570-0201)
only purchases from sellers with student I.D.
The Sun Also Rises: $5
Blink: $5.25
The Imperfectionists: $2.50

Book Thug Nation
100 N. 3rd St., nr. Berry St., Williamsburg; no phone.
“I can give you two bucks a pop.”

East Village Books
99 St. Marks Place, nr. First Ave. (212-477-8647)
The Sun Also Rises: $1.50
Blink: $1
The Imperfectionists: $3.50

Westsider Rare & Used Books
2246 Broadway, nr. 81st St., 212-362-0706
The Sun Also Rises: $2
Blink: “I’ll pass on this one.”
The Imperfectionists: $2

Spoonbill & Sugartown
218 Bedford Ave., nr. N. 5th St., Williamsburg (718-387-7322)
The Sun Also Rises: “Maybe a couple of dollars.”
Blink: “We have a million of these.”
The Imperfectionists: $3 to $4

Bookculture
536 W. 112th St., nr. Broadway, 212-865-1588
“$12 for the lot”

eBay
(Bids started at $0.50) The Sun Also Rises: $2.25
Blink: $0.50
The Imperfectionists: $10.50


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