“Pachinko” and “Crazy Rich Asians” Were Top Library Checkouts on the LES in 2019
At this time each year, the New York Public Library shares the top checkouts systemwide and in branch locations across the city. Let’s take a look at what people on the Lower East Side wanted to read in 2019.
At the Seward Park Library, Pachinko the sweeping generational story told by Korean-born author Min Jin Lee was the top checkout.
Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan’s romantic comedy novel turned into a blockbuster film, was all the rage at the Chatham Square Library.
And at Tompkins Square Library, the top checkout was Circe, in which author Madeline Miller’s re-envisions the witch from The Odyssey.
For more about the public library’s top checkouts, click here.