Introducing the Best Books You’ll Never Find

In Guest Contributors by Guest Contributor

By Lewis Manalo NEW YORK: In Spring 2008, when David Del Vecchio opened Idlewild Books in New York City, he decided to take a different approach to the bookshop: rather than organize by genre, the books would be organized by place. Often when traveling for his previous job with the UN, David had had to scour the shelves of a …

Idlewild’s Favorites of ’09

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka I recently had a chance to stop into one of my favorite bookstores, Idlewild Books in New York City. Idlewild organizes titles geographically, rather than by subject, and the proprietor – David Del Vecchio has a near encyclopedic knowledge of the latest titles from the international publishing scene to make it into print in the United States. …