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Sign: New York - Library Walk - Quote by William Styron

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2-22 E 41st St, New York, NY 10017, USA
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... a great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.
William Styron (1925 - ). Writers at Work
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The Library Walk, is a venture launched in 1996 by the New York Public Library, Grand Central Partnership and New Yorker Magazine, in which are embedded in bronze plaques quotes from well-known books, or those dealing with books and literature. The panels designed by artist Gregg LeFevre were laid in 1998 from the New York Public Library building along 41st Street.

The plaque features a quote written by American author William Styron in a conversation with him.

Note: William Styron died in 2006, so the sign placed in 1998 does not indicate the date of his death.



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