Monthly Archives: April 2020

The 10 most popular books in the New York Public Library during the coronavirus

The main entrance to the New York Public Library on March 22, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images During the pandemic, many people are finding time they didn’t have before to hide away with episodes of shows they’ve never seen or books they’ve never read. Sure, some of …

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These are the most popular books people read when they quarantine at home

In times of crisis, books can be the perfect medium for both education and escape. And about six weeks after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the book industry saw buyers stocking children’s exercise books and study aids; adult books on outdoor survival skills and medical …

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The 10 Most Popular Books at NYPL

New Yorkers have turned to inspiring biographies, dystopian novels and the story of a very famous boy wizard over the past few weeks as they shelter in place. Today the New York Public Library released a list of the top 10 books that have been borrowed since the system was …

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