In February 2017, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in New York launched One Book, One New York initiative, which was a novel campaign with the aim to rekindle the interest for New Yorkers book-lovers in the city through reading one great book at the same time.
The program began with a public voting where New Yorkers were invited to choose one of five books for the city to read as one. The #OneBookNY campaign was promoted also other the city and received an out pour of participant.
In March, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was announced as the winner of the One Book, One New York challenge. The bestselling novel is an epic, international love story with powerful insights into timely topics like immigration, race and identity.
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