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  • The Gift: An Immersive Reading Experience

    Tues, Dec 6 | 3–7:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

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  • Noah Baumbach: White Noise

    Wed, Dec 7 | 6:30 PM

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  • Robert Caro, Robert Gottlieb, and Lizzie Gottlieb: Turn Every Page

    Mon, Dec 12 | 6:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

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  • Drink in the Universe with Astronomy on Tap

    Thurs, Dec 8 | 6:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

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  • The Gift: An Immersive Reading Experience

    Tues, Dec 6 | 3–7:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    LIVE from NYPL logo on the left and a photograph of a person reading from an illustrated book.
  • Noah Baumbach: White Noise

    Wed, Dec 7 | 6:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Noah Baumbach on the left in black and white and White Noise by Don DeLillo on the right.
  • Robert Caro, Robert Gottlieb, and Lizzie Gottlieb: Turn Every Page

    Mon, Dec 12 | 6:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Live from NYPL logo on the left and Robert Caro on the right.

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    AdultFiction
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    AdultFiction
    A Minor Chorus by Billy-Ray Belcourt
  • Bad Vibes Only

    Nora McInerny

    AdultNonfiction
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    Nuclear Family by Joseph Han
  • Nasty, Brutish, and Short

    Scott Hershovitz

    AdultNonfiction
    Nasty, Brutish, and Short:  Adventures in philosophy with my kids by Scott Hershovitz
  • Conspiracy

    Michael Shermer

    AdultNonfiction
    Conspiracy: Why the Rational Believe the Irrational by Michael Shermer
  • Very Cold People

    Sarah Manguso

    AdultFiction
    Very Cold People: a novel by Sarah Manguso
  • Things We Never Got Over

    Lucy Score

    AdultFiction
    Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score
  • Fatty Fatty Boom Boom

    Rabia Chaudry

    AdultNonfction
    Fatty Fatty Boom Boom by Rabia Chaudry
  • Balladz

    Sharon Olds

    AdultNonfiction
    Balladz by Sharon Olds
  • Tell Us Your Favorite Thanksgiving Food and We'll Tell You What Book to Read

    Which dish do you reach for first? We'll recommend a great read for you based on your favorite.

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  • 17 Upcoming Book Adaptations To Read and Watch

    From children's classics to comedies and cerebral dramas, read these before you head to the theater or pick up your remote.

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