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NYPL's World Literature Festival

Celebrate the languages of NYC's diverse communities—plus, discover free NYPL events and resources in world languages, available all year long! 

What's On

  • Author Talks & Conversations

  • Exhibitions

  • Kids & Teens

  • Other Events

  • Get Lit April Book Club: Stephen Graham Jones

    Mon, Apr 29 | 6 PM

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)

    Cover of My Heart Is a Chainsaw with a black and white photo of Stephen Graham Jones.
  • Emily Wilson: Reading The Iliad ft. Ben Shenkman & Morgan Spector

    Tues, Apr 30 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Emily Wilson headshot, book cover of The Iliad
  • Neel Mukherjee & Hanya Yanagihara

    Thurs, May 2 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Neel Mukherjee with the cover of Choice.
  • Stephen Kotkin: Six Futures of Russia—Why We Need History (and Libraries)

    Wed, Apr 24 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    LIVE from NYPL logo, Stephen Kotkin headshot
  • Get Lit April Book Club: Stephen Graham Jones

    Mon, Apr 29 | 6 PM

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)

    Cover of My Heart Is a Chainsaw with a black and white photo of Stephen Graham Jones.
  • Emily Wilson: Reading The Iliad ft. Ben Shenkman & Morgan Spector

    Tues, Apr 30 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Emily Wilson headshot, book cover of The Iliad
  • Neel Mukherjee & Hanya Yanagihara

    Thurs, May 2 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Neel Mukherjee with the cover of Choice.
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Staff Picks

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In the Collection

  • Dearborn

    Ghassan Zeineddine

    AdultFiction
    Dearborn: Stories
  • The Spy and I

    Tiana Smith

    AdultFiction
    The Spy and I
  • Theophanies

    Sarah Ghazal Ali

    AdultPoetry
    Theophanies: Poems
  • A Gardener at the End of the World

    Margot Anne Kelley

    AdultNon-Fiction
    a gardener at the end of the world
  • Off-White

    Astrid Roemer

    AdultFiction
    off-white
  • Thirst

    Marina Yuszcuk

    AdultFiction
    thirst
  • The Word Detective

    J.A. Simpson

    AdultNon-Fiction
    the word detective
  • He Should Have Told the Bees

    Amanda Cox

    AdultFiction
    he should have told the bees
  • Our Favorite Poetry Books of 2024, So Far...

    Fifteen superb new poetry collections for Poetry Month. 

     


     

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  • Inspiring Picture Books About People Protecting Our Planet

    Celebrating environmentalists, conservationists, and naturalists and the important work they have done to take care of our planet.

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