We couldn’t help but wonder…what is Carrie Bradshaw reading?
In an episode of the latest chapter of Sex and the City, And Just Like That, one of New York’s biggest style icons was spotted with the hottest accessory of the season—a New York Public Library Card. In her hand were three books that the literary legend no doubt devoured. Now you can pick them up too, with your library card.
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After Cora, a slave in pre-Civil War Georgia, escapes with another slave, Caesar, they seek the help of the Underground Railroad as they flee from state to state and try to evade a slave catcher, Ridgeway, who is determined to return them to the South.
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel by Anthony Marra
The first novel by a Pushcart Prize-winning writer is set in a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, where failed doctor Akhmed harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and refugees while exploring the shared past that binds him to the child.
Case of the Missing Servant: From the Files of Vish Puri, India's Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall
A first installment in a new series by the author of To the Elephant Graveyard introduces mustachioed Vish Puri, a respectable family man who styles himself as India's forefront private investigator and who runs background checks for prospective brides and grooms until more sensational cases take him into India's increasingly divergent communities.