LA Public Library’s Top Ten: October

Lists are courtesy Los Angeles Public Library, Central library downtown and 72 branches combined.

Library Top 10

Here are the top 10 books, CDs and DVDs loaned, the Los Angeles Public Library during August. (Physical books are now being listed as well as downloads, as the Library has begun a curbside delivery service, Library to Go, during the pandemic.)

Here are the results for August.

Top 10 Books

  • Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most
    Dangerous Man
    , Mary L. Trump
  • Masked Prey, John Sandford
  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Suzanne Collins
  • A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig
  • Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover
  • How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  • The Room Where It Happened, John Bolton
  • Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Becoming, Michele Obama
  • Catch and Kill, Ronan Farrow

Top 10 DVDs:

  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Knives Out
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • Uncut Gems
  • Midway
  • Jumanji: The Next Level
  • Joker
  • Parasite

Top 10 E-Books:

  • The Darwin Affair: A Novel, Tim Mason
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo
  • Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  • How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi
  • Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover
  • The Vanishing Half: A Novel, Brit Bennett
  • The Dutch House: A Novel, Ann Patchett
  • Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel, Celeste Ng
  • Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most
    Dangerous Man
    , Mary L. Trump
  • Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We
    Don’t Know
    , Malcolm Gladwell

Top 10 Songs

  • “Midnight Sky,” Miley Cyrus-
  • “So Done,” Alicia Keys feat. Khalid
  • “Ablaze,” Alanis Morissette, Alex Hope
  • “Cool Again,” Kane Brown feat. Nelly
  • “Save the Day (2020),” Mariah Carey with Ms. Lauryn Hill
  • “Legends Never Die (with Shania Twain),” Orville Peck & Shania Twain –
  • “Smiling,” Alanis Morissette, Alex Hope
  • “Losing the Plot,” Alanis Morissette, Alex Hope-
  • “Higher Love,” Kygo & Whitney Houston
  • “Watermelon Sugar,” Harry Styles