Underground New York Public Library

The Underground New York Public Library is a visual library featuring the Reading-Riders of the NYC subways.
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on the left she’s reading “Nekoben,” by Junko Ohyama. on the right he’s reading “Halachos of Pesach,” by Shimon D. Eider.

Nekoben: I wasn’t able to find this book online, but here is a plot profile of the T.V movie based on it

Halachos of Pesach: Borrow I Read

Note: I’m away from NYC for the next three weeks. The Underground Library will open again for Spring on April 4th. Looking forward to then! :)

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"The Gift," by Vladimir Nabokov
Borrow I Read

"Incidences," by Daniil Kharms
Borrow I Read

"On the Road," by Jack Kerouac
Borrow I Read

"Disgrace," by J. M. Coetzee 
Borrow I Read

"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2007: The Best Stories of the Year," Compiled by Charles D’Ambrosio, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Lily Tuck; Edited by Laura Furman.

Borrow I Read

"The Yiddish Policemen’s Union," by Michael Chabon

Walking behind him, she’s reading "My Sister’s Keeper," by Jodi Picoult 

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union: Borrow I Read

My Sister’s Keeper: Borrow I Read

On the left she’s reading "We the People: An Introduction to American Politics," by Benjamin Ginsberg,  Theodore J. Lowi, and  Margaret Weir. On the right she’s reading "Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships," by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha.

We the People: Borrow I Read

Sex at Dawn: Borrow I Read

"Breakfast of Champions," by Kurt Vonnegut
Borrow I Read

When I think of all the books still left for me to read, I am certain of further happiness.

Jules Renard 

(via joyfulchild)

"The Master and Margarita," by Mikhail Bulgakov

Translated by Michael Karpelson

Borrow I Read

"The Beautiful Fall: Fashion, Genius, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris," by Alicia Drake
Borrow I Read

From Left to Right: "The Exile," by Allan Folsom; "Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 3: The Captive, The Fugitive & Time Regained," by Marcel Proust; “Zen in the Art of Archery,” by Eugen Herrigel; ”The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage,Asperger Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to Be a Better Husband,” by David Finch


The Exile: Borrow I Read

Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 3: Borrow I Read

Zen in the Art of Archery: Borrow I Read

The Journal of Best Practices: Borrow I Read  *This book identified by vaguely-downward. Thank you!!

February 2013 Highlights From the Underground New York Public Library

  1. “THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS,” BY URSULA K. LE GUIN
  2. E-READER
  3. Ц-ЛЕС,” BY АНАТОЛИЙ КИМ
  4. “TROPIC OF CANCER,” BY HENRY MILLER
  5. STAR WARS (THE OLD REPUBLIC): REVAN,” BY DREW KARPYSHYN
  6. “HERE COMES EVERYBODY,” BY CLAY SHIRKY
  7. “THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING,” BY JOAN DIDION
  8. “PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD,” BY MARJANE SATRAPI
  9. “The Mummy, The Will And The Crypt,” by John Bellairs and “Ribsy,” by Beverly Cleary
  10. “POLITICS,” BY ARISTOTLE

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Fine Art Prints

"The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times," by Pema Chodron
Borrow I Read

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