This Enchanting Bookstore in New York Transported Me to Serenity

A unique French bookstore in NYC

Monica Ray, M.Ed, MS
Globetrotters
Published in
5 min readMay 5, 2024

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The elegant second-floor reading space of Albertine in NYC (credit: Monica Ray)

It took me months to finally walk into and discover this treasure trove. It’s easily overlooked, like the quiet, shy child in a brood of boisterous siblings. With the Metropolitan Museum (the Met) in its far corner and Central Park up front, who would even notice the beautiful, white building on…

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Monica Ray, M.Ed, MS
Globetrotters

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