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Forced Marriage - Fiction and Non-fiction

by bklynjk | 6 items

Fiction and Non-fiction books that explore the subject of forced marriages in various parts of the world, and the U.S.

Created on: December 10, 2020

The 2015 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize Fiction Longlist

by BklynMikeF | 15 items

The inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize recognizes the best books of the past year and the authors who most embody Brooklyn’s ideals. The prizes were created by the Brooklyn Eagles, a community of young professionals and artists who volunteer their time and raise funds for the Library. Books on...

Created on: July 01, 2015

BKLYN BookMatch: NYC and Jewish American Literature, Espionage, and YA Starring Boys

by BklynJohannaL | 10 items

This list includes Jewish American and NYC fiction and non-fiction, detective and espionage stories, and Young Adult stories with male protagonists.

Created on: January 06, 2020

BKLYN Bookmatch: Making Sense of 1/6/2021

by BklynDjazZ | 35 items

The events of January 6th, 2021 in our nation's capital captured the attention of Americans and nations throughout the world. The invasion of the Capitol building by insurrectionists, seeing the Confederate flag flying, and watching police take selfies with rioters were shocking but unsurprising. Th...

Created on: January 07, 2021

BKLYN BookMatch: The Apocryphal Gospel of Mary Magdalene & Related Texts

by BKLYNPeterO | 7 items

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, commonly referred to as the Gospel of Mary, is an apocryphal, or non-canonical, book from Christianity’s early period, the text of which is known to us today through one Coptic and two Greek papyrus manuscripts. The most complete of these copies is the Papyrus Berolinen...

Created on: June 19, 2017

BKLYN BookMatch for mysteries and historical fiction.

by BklynDanielleS | 5 items

This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for good mysteries and historical fiction. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch, here: www.bklynlibrary.org/bookmatch

Created on: March 30, 2020

BKLYN BookMatch: Essays / Science Fiction / Coming-of-Age / Romance / Environmental Non-Fic

by BKLYNJesG | 11 items

This list was created by a librarian with Brooklyn Public Library for a reader. These titles include essay collections, science fiction, coming of age fiction, romantic fiction and non-fiction about the environment. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMa...

Created on: September 03, 2020

August Readings

by caroline981 | 25 items

Within the month of August, we like to go to beaches or cafes and bring a book with us to enjoy our time by indulging into another world through the pages. For this month, these works have been chosen with the word "August" in the title to give us the reminder that it is still summer and to enjoy th...

Created on: August 09, 2019

Bklyn BookMatch Magical Realism and Family Sagas

by BookMatchLibrarian | 5 items

This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader looking for fiction and short stories featuring magical realism and/or family sagas. They like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Junot Diaz, Karen Russell, Kavalier and Clay, Holes, Isabel Allende; Nick Horby and David Sedaris....

Created on: September 15, 2014

Imported from My Lists: good books

by blue_lion_3764 | 8 items

this is a list with all the books I like and obviously are good.

Created on: January 03, 2011