Staff Picks- Fall 2017 | Adult | The New York Public Library


48 Books

“True stories, tales of courage, historical romances, edge-of-your-seat thrillers… There is a huge world of books out there. Our expert staff members pick out their favorites to help you find your next one.” NYPL

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1. A Manual For Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin


2. Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris


3. Death’s Mistress: Sister of Darkness by Terry Goodkind


4. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal


5. Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun


6. Faithful by Alice Hoffman


7. Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics by Kim Phillips-Fein


8. Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer by Heather Lende


9. How Not to Hate Your Husband after Kids by Jancee Dunn


10. How to Survive a Plague by David France


11. I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman by Nathaniel Adams


12. Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Storyby Angela Saini


13. It Happens in the Hamptons by Holly Peterson


14. Just One Touch by Maya Banks


15. Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal


16. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan


17. Mozart’s Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt


18. Northlanders by Brian Wood


19. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee


20. Playground of My Mind by Julia Jacquette


21. Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason


22. Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood


23. River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey


24. Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes


25. She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England before Elizabeth by Helen Castor


26. Startup: A Novel by Doree Shafrir


27. Taduno’s Song by Odafe Atogun


28. Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli


29. The Apostle Killer by Richard Beard


30. The Bees by Laline Paull


31. The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui


32. The Changeling by Victor Lavalle


33. The Coroner’s Daughter by Andrew Hughes


34. The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera by Adam Begley


35. The Idea of You by Robine Lee


36. The Idiot by Elif Batuman


37. The Outer Beach by Robert Finch


38. The Party by Robyn Harding


39. The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manual Gonzales


40. The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell


41. The Service of the Dead by Candace Robb


42. The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet


43. The Shadow of the Wind/La Sombra del Viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon


44. The Transmigration of Bodies by Yuri Herrera


45. The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon


46. Touch by Courtney Maum


47. Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give by Ada Calhoun


48. When I Grow Up I Want to be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen



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