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This Just In! New Books September 2010

Below are a few of the newest books to hit NYPL shelves...

If you see something you like, simply click on the title and you will be able to request a copy from the NYPL catalog. (If the book is so new that there is no link for it yet, call any NYPL branch and the librarian will request a copy for you.)

To learn more about a particular author or book, click on the person's name to be redirected to a biographical summary or book review within the NYPL databaseBiography in 

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Reel Books: Eat, Pray, Love

The film Eat, Pray, Love starring Julia Roberts alongside great actors such as Viola Davis (Doubt) and Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men), is causing quite a bit of excitement as it is scheduled to be released in August. But did you know this movie is actually based on a book? It is a memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert called Eat, Pray, Love: A 

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This Just In! New Books June 2010

Below are a few of the newest books to hit NYPL shelves...

If you see something you like, simply click on the title and you will be able to request a copy from the NYPL catalog. (If the book is so new that there is no link for it yet, call any NYPL branch and the librarian will request a copy for you.)

To learn more about a particular author or book, click on the person's name to be redirected to a biographical summary or book review within the NYPL database (Biography Resource 

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What Do the Ladies of SATC Have In Common With the Patrons of NYPL?

Okay so we can't all have a wedding at the beautiful Schwarzman Building like Carrie... but, we all can access the same great works of literature, cinema and music that the awesome and trendy ladies of SATC are seen enjoying throughout their movies.

Sex and the City (TV Series)

Click on the title to request the item from NYPL. 

Love Letters of Great Men

Edited by Ursula Doyle.

SATC

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This Just In! New Books May 2010

Below are a few of the newest books to hit NYPL shelves...

If you see something you like, simply click on the title and you will be able to request a copy from the NYPL catalog. (If the book is so new that there is no link for it yet, call any NYPL branch and the librarian will request a copy for you.)

To learn more about a particular author or book, click on the person's name to be redirected to a biographical summary or book review within the NYPL database (Biography Resource 

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Live, Laugh, Love And Make Your Space "Your" Space

"Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful." —William Morris

Designed to Order: Stylish Solutions to Organize Your Home (House Beautiful)

Spring is here and there's beauty everywhere. Gorgeous flowers are blooming, the Yankees and the Mets are playing. It's all very exciting. Spring is also the perfect time for a fresh start especially when it comes to cleaning out our homes, work place, and minds, from all of the unnecessary things we've 

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Live, Love, Laugh and Listen to Feel Good Music

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." -Plato

The beauty of music is that it can have such a profound effect on our body, mind and soul especially when it comes to dealing with stress. It can make us feel sexy, enlightened, empowered, hopeful, calm. Music can make us feel... well, free!

With that in mind, go ahead... listen to that song that stirs up a passion for 

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