Unnameable Books is an independent bookstore located on Vanderbilt Ave, between Prospect Place and St. Marks Ave., in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, New York. It has been profiled as an example of a small New York bookstore that survives as chains, internet sales, and rising real estate prices drive more established New York independents like Coliseum Books and Murder Ink out of business. It was depicted on the cover of the June 9 and 16, 2008 The New Yorker by the cartoonist Adrian Tomine. Founded as "Adam's Books" before being renamed, it specializes in poetry and has a reputation for an eclectic collection of used books. It also carries work from small independent presses, such as Ugly Duckling Presse.
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