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Kansas City Librarians' Reading List For The Pandemic

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Winter weather and the coronavirus pandemic could mean more time spent indoors and a perfect opportunity to get through that stack of books you've been meaning to read.

With winter just around the corner and the pandemic still in effect, metro residents are readying for a season of reading.

Including the apropos "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "Station 11" listeners and librarians alike offered what titles are making their reading list.

Kaite Stover's picks:
Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles
"And Then There Were None," by Agatha Christie
Ten Dead Comedians,” by Fred Van Lente
The Guest List,” by Lisa Foley

Naphtali Faris' picks:
"An Embarrassment of Witches” by Sophie Goldstein and Jenn Jordan
Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Brontes” by Isabel Greenberg
The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures” by Noelle Stevenson
Superman Smashes the Klan” by Gene Luen Yang
"Dragon Hoops" by Gene Luen Yang

A complete list — including listener recommendations — courtesy of the Kansas City Public Library.

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