The house of 10,000 books in New York

This is the home of Jane Friedman. It’s located in New York and it’s a duplex. It’s always inevitable to bring work at home. However, for this publishing executive it wasn’t something she wanted to avoid but rather something she enjoyed doing. As a result, her New York apartment is filled with approximately 10,000 old-fashioned books.

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With a career dominated by books, Ms. Friedman considered her extensive library to be a part of her. The library tells the story of her life. It’s a home that has more books than actual libraries. It must be very nice to see all those books and to be able to tell the story of each one of them. Some of them belong to authors that Jane Friedman met personally while other have a different kind of sentimental and professional value.

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With so many books in the house, storing and displaying all of them wasn’t easy. They take a lot of space and they can even be found in the bathrooms. The duplex apartment covers an area of 4,062 square feet. It’s situated near Sutton Place and it has four bedrooms and six bathrooms. The apartment is located in the 11th and 12th floors of a tall brick building. The apartment is more than just a home. It’s often used for hosting literary parties and charity events as well. Even though she now focuses on digital books, Ms. Friedman will always be in love with old-fashioned books.{found on wsj}.