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Last call for beauty and books at New York Public Library

The Rose Main Reading Room, lined with two levels of bookshelves and huge arched windows overlooking Bryant Park in the New York Public Library, is one of the great spaces of New York.

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NEW YORK has been roiled with closures of cultural institutions in the past week, since the effort to stop the coronavirus kicked into high gear.

But for a certain kind of New Yorker, the news on Friday that the New York Public Library would be closing the soaring Rose...

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