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Introducing! Best Books of 2022

From the Library to you: Check out our best reads of 2022, including titles for adults, kids, and teens—plus, Mejores libros para pequeños!

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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.
  • Drink in the Universe with Astronomy on Tap

    Thurs, Dec 8 | 6:30 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    The LIVE from NYPL logo on the left and a photograph of people at the Library watching a screen projected with stars.
  • 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.

Staff Picks

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New & Noteworthy

  • Spin Me Right Round

    David Valdes

    Young AdultFiction
    Spin Me Right Round
  • Newsroom Confidential

    Margaret Sullivan

    AdultNonfiction
    Newsroom Confidential by Margaret Sullivan
  • Justice of the Pies

    Maya-Camille Broussard

    AdultNonfiction
    Justice of the Pies : Sweet and Savory Pies, Quiches, and Tarts + Inspirational Stories from Exceptional People by Maya-Camille Broussard
  • No Longer Human

    Osamu Dazai, Donald Keene translator

    AdultFiction
    No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai, translated by Donald Keene
  • Feral City

    Jeremiah Moss

    AdultNonfiction
     Feral City : On Finding Liberation in Lockdown New York by Jeremiah Moss
  • Station Eternity

    Mur Lafferty

    AdultFiction
    Station Eternity by Mur Lafferty
  • A Minor Chorus

    Billy-Ray Belcourt

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

    Nora McInerny

    AdultNonfiction
    Bad Vibes Only (and other things I bring to the table) by Nora McInerny
  • Nuclear Family

    Joseph Han

    AdultFiction
    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
  • 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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