For the readers on your holiday list, the New York Public Library has unveiled its best books of 2019 lists, which include an eclectic collection of fiction and non-fiction books for children, teens and adults. Among the highlights is “The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip Hop” by Carole
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Emily Bearn reviews the best children’s books and young adult fiction of the year.
Amid the usual clutter of Black Friday promotions, one group is offering deals that seem too good to be true. “100% OFF EVERYTHING!” the ad boasts. “Everything is LITERALLY free!” The impossible bargains come from an organization with few concerns about the bottom line: The New York Public Library.
Apple today announced its selection of best apps and games for 2019 after inviting developers and members of the press to a related special event in New York. The company follows the tradition of choosing apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV that stood out this year. Apps of the year This year, Spectre
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Reading is a great way to uncover new ideas. But for many of us, setting aside time for books can be a challenge. The 12min Micro Book Library provides the perfect solution. This mobile app offers condensed versions of important non-fiction books, meaning you can digest big ideas during your lunch break.
I made an effort to read more books in 2019 and mostly succeeded (I think). But there are so many good books out there I couldn’t get to, which is at once both panic-inducing (OMG, the endless bedside stack of books) and exciting (so much to look forward to reading). It’s in this spirit that I went through a bunch of end-of-the-year books lists to pull out some of our collective favorite books of the year for 2019.