Common Books

‘Common Books’ Pushcart Returns After Extended Hiatus

Posted September 30, 2021 at 5:02 am

The Lower East Side peddler who sells reads from her pushcart returns after an extended, months-long hiatus. Common Books, as it’s called, should be back on track tomorrow. “Bookshop Baby started school this week,” owner Brittany Bond said in an Instagram post earlier this month. Which translates to more time strolling the street, but mainly […]

Wheeling Around the Lower East Side with ‘Common Books’ [INTERVIEW]

Last modified March 28, 2019 at 9:05 am

There is something to be said for a well-loved book, and area local Brittany Bond recently started a mobile book business to deliver just that. Common Books is a pushcart typically stationed by Seward Park that offers paperbacks with a focus on female authors. We caught up with Bond to hear more about her unique […]

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This Lower East Side Peddler Sells ‘Common Books’ from a Mobile Cart

Posted January 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

There is a literary peddler wheeling around the Lower East Side. If you see a woman wheeling a book cart down by the river with her young daughter in tow, you are crossing paths with Common Books. Area local Brittany Bond just started the mobile book business, and her first day pounding pavement was last […]

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