Bookish cities

I enjoy bookish cities. There’s no clear definition for a bookish city. It’s just a vibe I get when there. So what may be bookish to me may not be for you.

There are some common features that tend to make a city more bookish than another. Generally they’re places where bookstores seem popular; sometimes the bookstore itself might be a tourist spot. You’ll find residents reading in the subway, a park, or a cafe. Maybe there’s a number of book clubs that are popular in the area. Sometimes the weather is conducive to reading.

Here are some cities that I’ve felt are bookish:

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