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New Yorkers have voted! We’re about to announce the winner of the One Book, One New York competition.

Aired on May 3, 2018. 

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> WE RECENTLY TOLD YOU ABOUT ONE BOOK ONE NEW YORK, THE CITYWIDE PROJECT WHERE NEW YORKERS ACROSS THE CITY CAN READ THE SAME BOOK AT THE SAME TIME.

THE VOTES HAVE BEEN TALLIED.

AND THIS YEAR'S WINNER IS JENNIFER EGAN'S MANHATTAN BEACH, THE NOVEL SET IN BROOKLYN DURING THE 1930s AND '40s FOLLOWS A WOMAN WORKING AT THE NAVY YARD.

I READ IT IT'S WONDERFUL.

ONE THOUSAND COPIES OF THIS BOOK HAVE BEEN DONATED TO THE NEW YORK CITY LIBRARIES AND THE PUBLISHER WILL DISTRIBUTE ANOTHER 500 COPIES TO HELP PEOPLE GET ACCESS.

YOU CAN LOG ONTO METROFOCUS.ORG FOR INFORMATION WHERE TO GET A COPY AND FOR CITY READINGS PLANNED AROUND THE READING OF THE BOOK.

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