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1. Late Night Library, a monthly podcast out of New York City and Portland, Oregon, presents close readings and conversation about contemporary poetry and fiction with writers Erin Hoover and Paul Martone. Each week the bicoastal duo discuss a book by an early career author, spotlighting writers such as Kara Candito, Leslie Jamison, and Mathias Svalina. The free podcast is available on the Late Night Library website (www.latenightlibrary.org) and via subscription on iTunes.

2. Also transmitting from Portland, as well as Charlottesville, Virginia, the Bookhouse Boys podcast shares with listeners a sort of book club over brews, “as insightful as your average annotated Norton and as drunk as Faulkner himself.” In weekly episodes, collegial trio Matt Howell, Jason Farrell, and Dave Alluisi cover, with the occasional digression, literary classics such as J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians, Tom Robbins’s Still Life With Woodpecker, and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves. Listeners can follow the Bookhouse Boys on Twitter (twitter.com/#!/bboyspodcast). Podcasts are available on Podomatic (bookhouseboyspodcast.podomatic.com) and iTunes.

3. Up in Ottawa, self-professed bibliomaniac Nigel Beale interviews authors, booksellers, publishers, and other literary types on his weekly podcast the Biblio File, available on iTunes. Guests have included Emilie Buchwald, founder of small press Milkweed Editions; poet Johanna Skibsrud; author and filmmaker Etgar Keret; and such fellow book collectors as publisher David R. Godine and musician Randy Bachman, who talks about the universal thrill of the hunt—whether it’s for guitars, records, or first editions. Beale’s love of books also extends to his website, literarytourist.com, which offers would-be literary pilgrims a searchable catalogue of destination-worthy specialty and antiquarian bookstores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

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From newly established bookstores such as McNally Jackson Books in SoHo to long-time forums such as the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church on the Lower East Side, T Cooper, author, most recently, of The Beaufort Diaries, visits his favorite places to research, revise, and read in New York City.

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Lee Montgomery, associate publisher and editorial director of Tin House Books, moved to Portland, Oregon, twelve years ago but never meant to stay. It was a charming Victorian house, the rain and clouds, and the energy of the places featured in this guide that compelled the writer in her to hunker down and take advantage of a city brimming with literary offerings.

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