A notice to all New Yorkers: If everybody on the metro is by all accounts perusing a similar book this spring, you’re not going insane.
New York City occupants have picked “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as the triumphant book for the ” target=”_blank”One Book, One New York” program.
The program urges all city inhabitants to peruse a similar book throughout the following a while, with an end goal to rejuvenate little book shops and make a more noteworthy feeling of group among the city’s perusers. The city has additionally given 1,000 duplicates to branches of the New York Public Library for perusers to look at.
Little meetups will happen all through the city, coming full circle in a June occasion at the NYPL’s fundamental branch, where Adichie will be available.
The activity permitted New Yorkers in every one of the five wards to vote on one of five books to begin perusing in the time of March. Inhabitants voted on the web or in stands in metro stations through the finish of February.
Different urban areas, for example, Chicago and Philadelphia have facilitated group peruses previously, however none have made as huge a book club as New York now may.
In association with Buzzfeed, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment swung to those different urban areas to propose books for individuals to peruse. It additionally counseled with heads of nearby libraries, distributers, and scholastics, the New York Times reports.
As the Times detailed, the five books’ distributers each gave 4,000 duplicates to more than 200 library branches around the city in readiness for the last vote.
“Americanah,” Adichie’s third novel, is about a youthful Nigerian lady thinking about issues of race in the US. It was generally viewed as one of the best books of 2013.
~ Thomas Jefferson