NYPL's Best Books committees have chosen from the full lists our top 10 books for kids (in English and Spanish), teens, and adults, as well as our top 10 poetry books.
Find out which of our Best Books of 2020 are currently available in digital talking book, braille, and Bookshare editions.
Descubra los mejores libros para niñas y niños de 2020 escritos en español, seleccionados por nuestro comité hispanohablante de expertas y expertos en literatura infantil.
Wednesday, December 2 at 8 PM
LIVE from NYPL presents this discussion between Bryan Washington, winner of the Library’s 2020 Young Lions Fiction Award, and New Yorker staff writer Vinson Cunningham as part of The Harry Belafonte Black Liberation Speaker Series, with thanks to Kenneth Cole. Washington will discuss his debut novel, Memorial, which features on our Best Books for Adults list.
Wednesday, December 9 at 3:30 PM
Join NYPL’s children’s librarian for a special book talk and Q&A with Simran Jeet Singh, author of Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon, which features on our Best Books for Kids list.
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Our free books and e-books will take you around the world—and beyond—you don’t even need to leave your couch. The only passport you need this winter is a library card.