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Top Circulating Books of 2013


The New York Public Library is sharing lists of the books checked out most often at its 91 branches (which are located in the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island). Below are the most popular adult fiction and non-fiction books in 2013:

Adult Fiction

  1. Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
  2. The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling
  3. Inferno: A Novel by Dan Brown
  4. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  5. Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger
  6. Until the End of Time: A Novel by Danielle Steel
  7. Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James
  8. A Wanted Man: A Reacher Novel by Lee Child
  9. Fifty Shades Freed by E. L. James
  10. The Sins of the Mother: A Novel by Danielle Steel 

Adult Nonfiction

  1. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
  2. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
  3. My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  4. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  5. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
  6. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  7. Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
  8. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  9. Proof of heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander, M.D.
  10. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed


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