1984

Here are the books New Yorkers were reading most in 2017

New York City, you’re a woke town according to the public library's year-end tally of popular books. “Between the World and Me,” the award-winning bestseller by Ta-Nehisi Coates, was the most checked-out book of 2017 after debuting at No. 2 last year. Good job on keeping your...

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 12:59pm

Go drown your Trump sorrows by seeing '1984' tonight

Less than a week after Donald Trump’s inauguration, “1984” sold out on Amazon. It was a little late; it would have been nice had people read George Orwell's dystopian classic before November. Still, things have chilled out a little since then, even as giant chunks of...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 4:14pm