Munich's House of Literature was opened in 1997 and is the perfect place for a torrid debate about anything from Socrates to Satre to Stephen King.
The ground floor café has exhibitions. Upstairs there’s a program of book readings from published authors, concerts, workshops, discussions and comic conventions.
Conveniently close at Salvatorplatz 2 is an English-language branch of the Hugendubel bookstore chain.
Location: Salvatorplatz 1
Phone: 089 2 91 93 40, Brassiere OskarMaria 089 29 19 60 29
Website: www.literaturhaus-muenchen.de, www.oskarmaria.com
Cost: Some events are free, some you have to buy tickets for. Check the website.
Open: Monday to Friday 11am to 7pm, weekends 10am to 6pm, Brassiere OskarMaria Monday to Saturday 10am to 1am, Sundays and holidays 10am to 7pm.
Directions: Take U-Bahn No. 3, 4, 5 or 6 to Odeonsplatz then duck down Salvator Strasse past the Feldherrnhalle to your right. The Literaturhaus is on your right after the first intersection.
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