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Touring Literary Manhattan

Posted at 8:54AM Tuesday 18 Dec 2012

"Is Manhattan's literary night life, along with its literary

infrastructure (certain bars, hotels, restaurants and bookstores) fading away?" The answer is no, according to New York Times book critic Dwight Garner, who used the legendary Algonquin Hotel "as a launching pad to crisscross the island for a few days, looking to see what's left" and to "take in Manhattan as a literary tourist

New York Times (via Shelf Awareness)


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