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Biblioteca Nacional

The largest library in Argentina, this seemingly gravity-defying structure in Recoleta is more like a museum than a sanctuary for bookworms. In addition to its collection of books, newspapers, periodicals, audiovisuals, and rare and original manuscripts, it offers workshops, guest lecturers, art exhibits, expositions and group tours. Every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon it has its own radio program, "La muralla y los libros," featuring writers, intellectuals and other cultural movers and shakers on Radio Palermo FM 94.7 or live online at

By Jeremy Helligar
I am a journalist from New York City living in Buenos Aires. After spending 15 years as a writer and editor in New York City, I moved to Argentina in...
09 Dec 2009

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