“I had always imagined paradise as a kind of library”, Jorge Luis Borges
Delight in the renovations of The New York Public Library’s historic Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Public Catalog Room. “These are glorious rooms, architectural gems which for over 100 years have been home to scholars, writers, students, and all members of the public who want to access the renowned research collections, learn, and create,” said New York Public Library President Tony Marx.
Combine the grandeur of this Beaux Arts midtown masterpiece with a Literary Tour of New York! Discover where the authors lived, where the dined, and where they wrote their manuscripts. Learn where the best book stores are located, visit the sites of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence, Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Henry James’ Washington Square Park.
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