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    Introducing NYPL's Best Books of 2023

    By NYPL Staff | November 21, 2023
    Noteworthy new books for readers of all ages recommended by NYPL's expert librarians and staff.
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    Will Hermes: Researching Lou Reed at the Library for the Performing Arts

    By Alex Teplitzky, Senior Communications Manager, Library for the Performing Arts Communications | November 20, 2023
    We spoke to Will Hermes about his new book on Lou Reed and his research process at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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    The Gilded Age Revisited: 10 Must-Read Books for a Deeper Dive into This Opulent Era

    By Serena Dresslar, Librarian II | November 17, 2023
    Check out these nonfiction picks perfect for fans of HBO's The Gilded Age.
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    New (and Newish) Memoirs by Transgender Authors to Discover

    By NYPL Staff | November 9, 2023
    These memoirs speak to the universal desire to be known and understood, and to be accepted for your authentic self.
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    Top 5 Comic Strip Collections of 2023

    By NYPL Best Comics Committee | November 7, 2023
    You've seen the Top 50 Comics, but what about those incredible short-format releases? Behold: The Top 5 Comic Strip Collections of 2023!
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    Reflections of Culture, Identity, and Politics: Latin American Newspapers and Magazines at The New York Public Library

    By Nikki Lopez and Elizabeth Rutigliano, General Research Division | October 31, 2023
    The General Research Division houses a collection of historical and current periodicals for researching Latin America's history.

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