News Paula Hawkins, Ta-Nahisi Coates books top NYPL check-outs The Girl on the Train, Between the World and Me and When Breath Becomes Air were among the most popular books in New York City this year. Photo Credit: Penguin/Spiegel & Grau/Random House By Heather Senison email@example.com Updated December 28, 2016 5:11 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email New Yorkers clamored over copies of “The Girl on the Train” this year. The best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins was the most checked-out book from the New York Public Library’s 92 locations in Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island and its e-book catalog in 2016, the library announced Wednesday. Beneath it on the top 10 list was Ta-Nehisi Coates’ non-fiction “Between the World and Me.” Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman” and “To Kill a Mockingbird” also made the list. Here are the top 10 books borrowed from the NYPL this year: 1) “The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins 2) “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates 3) “When Breath Becomes Air,” by Paul Kalanithi 4) “Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee 5) “Why Not Me?,” by Mindy Kaling 6) “Modern Romance,” by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg 7) “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee 8) “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt 9) “All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr 10) “The Nightingale,” by Kristin Hannah By Heather Senison firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.