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  • 17 Readalikes for Emily Henry Books

    By Anne Rouyer, Supervising Young Adult Librarian | August 16, 2022
    Mulberry Street Library
    If you've finished all of her books or are waiting for a hold to come in, these books will fill the gap!
  • Salman Rushdie Reading List: Standing Up for Freedom of Expression

    By NYPL Staff | August 16, 2022
    Rushdie's tireless work and thoughtful writings provide the world with exceptional insight.   
  • Available Now! 10 Cool Summer Books from #NYPLSummerBookshelf to Instantly Download and Read

    By NYPL Staff | August 15, 2022
    No holds, no waiting! Check out these summer books you can borrow online and read immediately with your NYPL library card!
  • An Important Update About NYPL's Grand Central Library

    By Tony Marx, NYPL President | August 12, 2022
    A message from Tony Marx, New York Public Library President.
  • Did You Miss Us?, Ep. 221

    By NYPL Podcasts | August 11, 2022
    Join us for a discussion of the memoir Always Crashing in the Same Car and a book of poetry, Dear God. Dear Bones. Dear Yellow.
  • Celebrate Harlem Week with Books from NYPL's Harlem Community Collection

    By NYPL Staff | August 10, 2022
    This collection makes significant works written about, for, by, and in Harlem and its diverse communities easily accessible.
  • NYPL Researcher Spotlight: Urmila Seshagiri

    By Carolyn Vega, Curator, Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | August 10, 2022
    Read about short-term fellow Urmila Seshagiri's work with the Virginia Woolf papers in NYPL's Berg Collection. 
  • Lapidus Center Announces 2022 Harriet Tubman Prize Finalists

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | August 9, 2022
    The prize honors the best nonfiction book on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World published in the U.S.
  • Decoys, Stand-Ins, and Posuers: Fake Relationship Romances

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | August 8, 2022
    This trope is alive and kicking in romance books as authors find fun new ways to play with the fake-dating-turned-true-love dynamic.
  • Princess Books for the 21st Century Child

    By Clarissa Cooke, Children's Librarian | August 8, 2022
    Here is an inclusive list of princess books that go beyond being rescued by a handsome prince.