Books & Bars: L.A.’s Thirst for Literature (and Style)

… there is currently a trendy movement occurring in Los Angeles that has seen the marriage of books and bars. That’s right — drinking establishments that have lined their walls, and shelves, with everything from hardbound classics and modern novellas to law encyclopedias and philosophical tomes.

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As for the current trend of styling everything from dingy dives to stellar speakeasies with books, well, it may be just that — a trend. But while it’s around it’s worth ordering a cocktail and soaking up the chill library-esque atmosphere that some of these L.A. bars are working hard to recreate.

Now this is an idea I can get behind.

Founding Editor

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