Left the house for a getaway train trip upstate, only to realize that you don’t feel like reading any of the hundreds of books you’ve loaded on your Kindle? Stop into the Grand Central outpost of Posman Books for a real, live book—something beyond the James Patterson and Fifty Shades of Grey quickies offered at most meccas of urban egress. Posman is a family-owned, independent “mini-chain” with three stores in New York City, and while all the locations are great, there’s just something deeply satisfying about scoring a book and then getting the hell out of Dodge. Plus, reading on a train is one of life’s great pleasures.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 16, 2013