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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

Jan 13 2020

The New York Public Library has just released the titles of the 10 most checked-out books in its 125-year history. Bestsellers may offer a snapshot of passing fads, but this remarkable list compiled from more than a century of circulation data is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart.

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