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  • Read It First: 14 New Adaptations Based on Books

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 10, 2022
    A charming historical comedy, a thriller with an assassin on the run, a regency-era romance for anyone missing Bridgerton, and more.   
  • You Heard the Hit Singles. Experience the Albums

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | May 31, 2022
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Hear the albums of artists featured on the web series Verzuz such as Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, The Isley Brothers, and more.
  • Navigating Movies with Maps: Treasure Hunting in 'Uncharted'

    By Jo-Ann Wong, Librarian II | May 6, 2022
    Have you seen the movie Uncharted? If so, learn how the historical basis of this movie connects to maps in NYPL's Map Division.
  • Endearing YA Romances for Fans of Heartstopper

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | May 3, 2022
    Smitten by Heartstopper? Here are more heartfelt and affirming reads that highlight the sweetness of young love.
  • From the Menacing to the Mundane: Workplace Fiction For Fans of Severance

    By Carrie Mcbride, Blog Editor | April 22, 2022
    These compelling titles portray the workplace on a spectrum of menacing and sinister to mundane and meaningless.
  • 11 Time Loop Novels for Fans of Russian Doll

    By Emily Pullen, Reader Services Coordinator | April 15, 2022
    In these books, time plays by different rules, and the characters must try to figure out how to escape or live within the time loop. 
  • Read These Books Before They Hit the Small Screen

    By Carrie Mcbride, Blog Editor | February 28, 2022
    Psychological thrillers, a sci-fi classic, historical fiction set in Japan, romance in Regency London, and a time travel mystery.
  • Reunions Gone Bad: Mystery and Thriller Reads For Fans of The Afterparty

    By Carrie Mcbride, Blog Editor | February 25, 2022
    "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer" is only good advice if you can tell the difference between the two.
  • Suspenseful Mysteries For Fans of The Woman in the House Across the Street...

    By Carrie Mcbride, Blog Editor | February 14, 2022
    Unreliable narrators, mysterious strangers, mistaken identities, missing persons, gaslighting, paranoia, deception, and more!
  • Read the Inspiration for These 2022 Oscar Nominated Films

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | February 8, 2022

    Five of the ten nominees for Best Picture were adapted from literary works.