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Updated June 17, 2019

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Literary Arts

From poetry slams to book clubs, we've mapped out the best spots to enjoy a good drink and the literary arts. Book store bars are a unique type of shop where you can peruse independent books, sip coffee or wine, and perhaps meet and author or listen to live music. Many coffee shops offer books to borrow, so if you left home without your latest novel, you can pick up and read the barista's choice.


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