The Year in Reading (and Watching)

Ever wonder what your fellow patrons have been reading and watching? Listed below are the top dozen books read and DVDs watched for the year of 2016 amongst your Norwich neighbors.

In order of circulation (from most to least):


A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

Barkskins by Annie Proulx

You’ll Grow out of It by Jesse Klein

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Other Side of Silence by Philip Kerr

Tribe by Sebastian Junger

And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer

The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon



The Lady in the Van


London Spy

Star Wars Episode VI

The Danish Girl

Bridge of Spies

Mr. Holmes

Jurassic World

Learning to Drive





Something you’ve missed? Feel free to place a hold on any of these titles and catch up on 2016’s best reading and watching before the great titles of 2017 come rolling in.