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Idlewild Books

  • 12 W. 19th St. Map It
  • Flatiron District
  • Books/Stationery

Updated 02/26/2014

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Named for the pre-1960s JFK Airport, this travel-inspired bookstore groups its goods by destination. It has much more than guidebooks, though; novels, histories, cookbooks, and children's books share each segment, giving you a fascinating look at any given locale. If those chairs look familiar, it may be because you spent a layover in one of them once upon a time in the American Airlines terminal.

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12 W. 19th St., 2nd fl., at 5th Ave., New York, New York, 10011, United States

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Updated 02/26/2014


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