The Readers Corner
A gem in the heart of the East Village, Book Club is not merely an independent bookstore but a testament to the power of community. Opened in November 2019, the bar and retail shop was started by owners Erin Neary and Nat Esten, who curated a space where literature meets connection. Their store is a sanctuary that fuses the allure of freshly brewed coffee, locally sourced craft beers, wines, and cocktails with a well-curated selection of books. But the true magic lies in Book Club’s commitment to fostering community interaction through engaging events and its thoughtful monthly book subscription program. These programs spark thought-provoking discussions, promote artistic expression, and create a lively, participatory environment that encapsulates the spirit of the East Village.
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