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NYPL Ask the Author: Mark Strand

Mark Strand answers our six questions about reading.Read More ›

Contemporary Southern Writers

Seven recent books by Southern writers.Read More ›

The Banned Books We Love

Seven librarians' favorite challenged titles.Read More ›

NYPL Ask the Author: Susan Minot

Susan Minot likes to read paper pages and other real things. She comes to Books at Noon on Wednesday, September 24 to discuss her latest work, Thirty Girls.Read More ›

10 Pirate Romances for Talk Like a Pirate Day

Heroines on the high seas say "shiver me timbers" for these swashbuckling titles.Read More ›

10 Very Scottish Books

Today as Scotland votes on independence, a list of Scottish favorites.Read More ›

Tycoons: Real and Imagined

Whether you're a penny pincher or a big spender, tycoons offer a wealth of fascinating stories. These books, both fiction and nonfiction, dramatize big business. From captains of industry to investment bankers, these money bags characters have stories worth their weight in gold.Read More ›

Imposters: Real and Imagined

Whether you're interested in teasing out the differences between appearances and reality or you just like a good thriller, our favorite scam stories will make you look at charming strangers in a whole new light.Read More ›

The Leftovers Reading List

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Before it was an HBO hit, The Leftovers was a book by Tom Perrotta. Each episode revolves around one of the four members of the Garvey family, following a mysterious "rapture" that disappeared 2% of the world's population. Before you 

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Books Hotter Than NYC Summer Afternoons

Summer in New York City can feel like the most unbearably hot place on earth. The subway platforms seem to sizzle, and the pavement? It's laughing at our misery.Read More ›

Beat the Heat with 8 Chilling Mysteries

Summer in New York can leave you melting into the pavement. That's why a mystery that chills you to the bone may be the best thing you do to beat the heat this season.Read More ›

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