Book Lists & Recommendations

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Check out PPL’s online services for book lovers! In addition to book discussion clubs, author programs and literary events, you can sign up to receive an array of regular e-newsletters -- everything from PPL Staff Picks to New York Times Best Sellers and a host of awards lists and recommended reads.

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Book Lists & Newsletters
Get regular email newsletters with recommendations of all kinds.

Favorite Custom PPL Lists

PPL Staff Picks
Architecture: Must See Books
Art and Design: What We're Looking At
Foodies Unite
New Biographies at PPL
New NonFiction DVDs @ PPL
New Books of Local Interest

Bestsellers, Awards & Recommendations
Booklists for everyone!

BookPage Book Reviews
Find book reviews on the latest books.

Some NEW Special Lists

A recent Pew Research Center study finds 23 percent of Americans say they've shared a made-up news story, whether knowingly or not. We're here to help pinpoint reliable sources for current social and political issues, and to encourage critical thinking about media and social engagement.

Reading Critically in a 24-hour News Cycle

America Now: Long Reads on Critical Issues

Creating Change: Citizen Activism

Radical Hope: Inspiration from Many Voices

It's Your World: Readings on Social Issues for Teens

Social Justice: Great Books for Curious Kids