Popular books

5 popular books from the legendary writer

Bhisham Sahni, born August 8, 1915 in Rawalpindi in present-day Pakistan, was one of the greatest writers of Hindi literature. While his work in Hindi is celebrated, Sahni has also worked in Punjabi and English. He lived through the days when India was going through a period of churn and …

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“Americanon”: the popular books that brought Americans together

America’s messy democracy experience is best understood not through the country’s high-profile literature or its founding documents, but through popular books that its inhabitants have read and consulted repeatedly. This is the argument advanced by historian Jess McHugh in her delicious debut album, “Americanon: An Unexpected US History in Thirteen …

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Agents and producers detail “frenzy” to adapt popular books for television

Netflix adapts The problem of the three bodies, Disney + adapts Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Apple TV + adapts the Foundation series, and so on… The streaming wars have created a new battleground in the entertainment industry: the quest for rights to popular books. (The phenomenal success of Game …

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Several copies of popular books available

Although the library hosts their own book discussion groups, we know that sometimes the days and times don’t fit your schedule. Sometimes it’s nice to get together with old and new friends outside of the library to discuss the latest novel you’ve read. If your private group needs multiple copies …

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15 popular books that came to life on screen with these OTT series

Book adaptations are a must-have, whether it’s a movie or a TV / OTT series. For those who always say ‘the book is better’, experiencing the adaptations on the screen sometimes becomes almost irresistible, if only to criticize the work. While movies try to encapsulate the broad subject matter in …

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What are the most popular books in the Plano library? Here is a list of what residents ask for the most

If Plano’s public library had a “most wanted” list, those books would be there. The morning news from Dallas asked the library for a list of its 10 most requested print materials for adults and children, as well as the most popular digital readings. Topping the list of favorite adult …

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West Virginia cases inspire popular books and TV series

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Ron Peterson Jr. was a student at Radford University in the mid-1980s. “I had heard about the Gina Hall case at the time,” Peterson recently told WDBJ7. “It was just one of those things that had always stuck in my mind.” Years later, when he decided …

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Park City librarians reflect on the most popular books of 2020

With the closing of 2020, people have turned to art and culture forms to get through this tumultuous year. Park City librarians gave an overview of the most viewed books over the past year. While some people turned to escape for help during this unprecedented year, others wanted to embrace …

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The Sherman Library’s Most Popular Books in 2020.

In a world where everything has changed, it seems, by reading books in a way, many people have faced the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, Sunny Purdin, adult services librarian at Sherman Public Library, said library staff and patrons had to make adjustments to keep everyone safe. Purdin published the following …

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