The Sister's Uptown Bookstore

The Sister's Uptown Bookstore


Sister's Uptown Bookstore is presently the oldest black and family-owned bookstore and community cultural center in Washington Heights/Harlem dedicated to nourishing the minds, hearts and souls of the community with present and past works of gifted African American, Latinx, and other great authors and intellectuals.  

Celebrating it's 20th year, the Sister's Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center has become a hub for literature, art, culture, selflove and community. Janifer Wilson and her daughter Kori, have curated a space dedicated to nourishing the minds, hearts and souls of the community with present and past works of gifted African American, Latinx and other great POC authors and intellectuals. 

Discover and shop hundreds of adult and kids books now.

UPDATE: WE ARE RESTOCKING SOLD OUT BOOKS ASAP - STAY TUNED! 

IN-STORE/CURBSIDE pick-up is AVAILABLE. To access this option, please include a note in your order. However, please note, you will be notified when your book is available for pick up. As we are trying to manage curbside traffic in a responsible manner, you will not be able to pick up your order before this notification.