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Link: Visiting places named in books

From The Dish: A website, Placing Literature, gives map locations for places named in books. I’m not big into “literary tourism” myself, but a few years back, I visited the address in Chelsea, Manhattan, where Kerouac reportedly wrote the roll that became “On The Road,” and I was intrigued to find out it overlooks a seminary — a quiet neighborhood in which to manically write a book.