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One Book One New York

Sunday, March 3, 2019  
Posted by: Eileen Dengler
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The New York City's Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Acting Commissioner Anne del Castillo announced the five finalists for this year’s One Book, One New York campaign, the country’s largest reading program designed to bring New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same time. Now in its third year, and in partnership with BuzzFeed Book Club, this year’s program features five acclaimed titles all written by women.


The five nominated books by authors who call NYC home are:


·         A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

·         Nilda by Nicholasa Mohr

·         Just Kids by Patti Smith

·         Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

·         Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee

Beginning on April 1st and continuing all throughout the month of April, New Yorkers will cast their votes at to determine the one book the whole city will read together. 

Special promotional deals can be found with Baker & Taylor. For shelftalkers about ONONY, contact

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