Patti Smith, Robert MapplethorpeBreakfast at Tiffany's Champagne Bar at The Plaza Hotel

It is no surprise that New York City has served as the backdrop for endless tales, romances, mysteries and thrillers. So many of our surroundings and neighborhoods have been immortalized and brought to life by the great writers of our time. Revisit some old favorites and spend the day like your favorite characters with our list of NYC literary spots worth checking out.

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