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Smithsonian at Chautauqua: Featuring the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

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Yo-Yo Ma: A Biography

MUS112
Jim Whiting
2008
178
0313344868
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A portrait of the preeminent cellist showing how his personality and unusual background inform his music, including the founding of Silk Road Ensemble. Part of the Greenwood Biographies series.
$39.00

Galileo

GNL105
Bertolt Brecht
Grove Press
1994
160
0802130593
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Considered one of Brecht's masterpieces the "Galileo" explores the question of the scientist's ethical responsibility and the difficult relationship between the intellectual and authority. This version of the play is the most famous one, brought to completion by Brecht himself.
$9.99

36 Hours Guide, New York & Beyond

NYC319
Barbara Ireland
Taschen
2016
80
3836539411
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Filled with recommendations from The New York Times' travel column, this well-curated guide to New York and Beyond is organized in a day-by-day, hour-by-hour format. A great way to inject cool, quirky and inspired experiences into every moment.
$14.99

The Penguin Concise Guide to Opera

MUS01
Amanda Holden
Penguin Putnam
2006
530
0141016825
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
An essential reference for the opera enthusiast. Well organized, with short descriptions of plots, characters, performances and historical background.
$22.00

Erie Canal

GLK47
Martin Morganstein
Arcadia
2001
128
0738508691
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This collection of 200 archival images captures both the beauty of 19th-century rural New York and the ingenious engineering feats of the day.
$21.99

The Americans, the Colonial Experience

USA05
Daniel Boorstin
Random House
1964
434
0394705130
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Winner of the Bancroft Prize, this wide-ranging portrait of colonial America looks to the origins of the American character and its institutions.
$17.95

Wedding of the Waters, The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

NYS85
Peter L. Bernstein
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
352
0393327957
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Bernstein captures the enormity of the Erie Canal project, recounting its genesis, construction, financing and operation.
$19.95

Language of the Spirit, An Introduction to Classical Music

MUS107
Jan Swafford
Hachette
2017
304
0465097545
HARD COVER
Music
0
0
0
0
Once again, Jan Swafford proves herself to be an affable, expert guide to classical music in this wide-ranging history.
$28.00

The Triumph of Music, The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art

MUS83
Tim Blanning
Belknap Press
2010
432
0674057090
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
Blanning charts the meteoric rise of music from its origins as a lowly art form to its contemporary triumph among the arts. He includes terrific sections on composers Haydn, Bach, Mozart and Wagner as well as contemporary icons.
$23.50

A Signal Victory, The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813

GLK92
David Curtis Skaggs
Naval Institute Press
2000
264
1557508925
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Drawing on British, Canadian and American documents, this history offers an impartial point of view on the Battle of Lake Erie, the most important naval battle of the War of 1812. The result of the battle: the Royal Navy surrenders an entire squadron and US Naval officer Perry remarks "We have met the enemy and they are ours."
$19.95

American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New York

NYS123
Corey Finger
Independent Publishers Group
2015
352
193562251X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Illustrated with crisp color photographs, this ABA guide profiles 300 birds common to New York State. A handy birder’s companion to the Adirondacks, the Finger Lakes or the Hudson Valley.
$24.95

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Eyewitness Guide New York City

NYC02
Eleanor Berman (Contributor)
DK Publishing
2016
440
1465441093
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
There are hundreds of guides, of course, but we like this one the best -- and we see more visitors in our neighborhood carrying it around.
$19.99

Fodor's New York City's 25 Best

USE36
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546281
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to New York City, featuring a detailed, fold-out map centered on Midtown. With suggested itineraries, walks and top 25 sights.
$13.99

AIA Guide to New York City

NYC03
Noval White, Elliot Willensky
Random House
2010
1024
0195383869
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A quirky, digressive guide to the architecture of New York City, organized by neighborhood and bloated to 1,000 pages in this edition, last revised in 1987.
$39.95

Wonderful Town, New York Stories from the The New Yorker

NYC05
Susan Choi (Editor), David Remnick (Editor)
Random House
2001
480
0375757511
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Collection of 43 stories taken from the past seven decades of short stories published in The New Yorker. Featuring John Updike, Dorothy Parker, Saul Bellow, J.D. Salinger, Vladimir Nabokov and John Cheever.
$22.00

Portable Dorothy Parker

NYC07
Dorothy Parker
Penguin
2006
626
0143039539
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An illustrated collection of the poems, stories, reviews, and articles of Dorothy Parker, one of New York City's most sharp-tongued writers.
$23.00

Gotham, A History of New York up to 1898

NYC11
Mike Wallace, Edwin G. Burrows
Oxford University Press
2000
1350
0195140494
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for history is a vast volume that traces the Dutch colonization to 1898. Jam-packed with tales of crime, violence, corruption, riots and ethnic struggles, it is anything but dull. Highly recommended.
$34.95

The Encyclopedia of New York City

NYC12
Kenneth T. Jackson, New York Historical Society
Yale University Press
2010
1600
0300114656
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
The more than 5,000 alphabetical entries and 700 illustrations of the second edition of this fantastic reference has everything you've ever wanted to know about New York City.
$65.00

Fall on Your Knees

CND49
Ann-Marie MacDonald
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
508
0743237188
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling epic following the lives of a Lebanese-Canadian family from Cape Breton Island throughout the first half of the 20th century; also set in WWI-era Europe and 1920s NYC.
$17.99

The Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas

NYC15
John Freeman, Beverly Sills (Introduction)
W. W. Norton & Company
1997
1017
0393040518
HARD COVER
Music
0
0
0
0
A two-volume, boxed collection of the complete plots for 225 operas, authorized by the Metropolitan Opera.
$50.00

Delirious New York, A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

NYC18
Rem Koolhaas
Penguin Putnam
2001
320
1885254008
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The Dutch architect's semi-classic meditation on marvelous, absurd and enchanting New York.
$35.00

Sleepless Nights

NYC21
Elizabeth Hardwick
NYRB
2001
128
0940322722
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Harwick's luminous 1979 novel of longing, desolation, New York City and Billie Holiday, thankfully returned to print. Read it for the extraordinary language, the flavor of 1940s New York.
$14.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

NYC23
Washington Irving
Penguin
2014
368
0143107534
PAPER
Literature
9/30/2014
0
0
0
0
The most famous works by one of America's early master storytellers -- some more frightful than others. Many are set in and around New England and Hudson Bay. The collection includes Washington Irving’s best-known literary creations: Ichabod Crane, the Headless Horseman and Rip Van Winkle.
$11.00

Here is New York

NYC28
Roger Angell (Introduction), E.B. White
Little Bookroom
1999
56
1892145022
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
Written in a hotel room over two hot days in the summer of 1948, White's timeless love letter captures the spirit of New York.
$16.95

The Corrections

EUR122
Jonathan Franzen
Picador USA
2002
592
0312421273
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A dazzling novel of life and love and family and holidays that follows the peregrinations of the Lamberts -- father, mother and offspring -- from New York to Philadelphia to Vilnius. It’s a madcap, tour de force of Christmas homecomings gone awry, cruise-ship follies, self-deluded academics, breast-obsessed screenwriters, stodgy old farts and edgy Tribeca bohemians equally at sea in their lives.
$18.00

Blue Guide New York

NYC29
Carol Von Pressentin Wright
Blue Guides
2015
600
1905131704
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent, comprehensive guide to New York sights, including walking tours and a focus on art and architecture.
$26.95

The Great Bridge, The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

NYC30
David McCullough
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1983
562
067145711X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
McCullough's classic history set the gold standard for accounts of the Brooklyn Bridge and makes walking across the old behemoth all the more enriching.
$20.00

Low Life, Lures and Snares of Old New York

NYC34
Luc Sante
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
414
0374528993
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A very engaging history of 19th-century New York's underbelly, the Lower East Side. It's a picture not only of particular neighborhoods, but of the life that was led within them: street culture, the saloons, the cops, the prostitutes, the money men, the poor.
$18.00

Making the Mummies Dance, Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art

NYC37
Thomas Hoving
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1994
429
0671880756
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
As the controversial and enormously powerful director of the Met from 1967-1977, Hoving guided his museum to the top of the global heap.
$28.95

The Puttermesser Papers

NYC39
Cynthia Ozick
Random House
1998
236
0679777393
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A riotous collection of five stories representing episodes from the life of Ruth Puttermesser, a civil servant from the Bronx in New York. Chosen as a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly, and a finalist for the National Book Award.
$15.00

How I Became Hettie Jones

NYC40
Hettie Jones
Grove Press
1996
256
0802134963
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A memoir of avant-garde New York in the 50s and 60s, by the former wife of Amiri Baraka. This tender, smart memoir captures all the foment of their New York milieu.
$16.00

The House of Mirth

NYC43
Edith Wharton
Penguin
1993
368
0140187294
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic turn-of-the-century novel of one beautiful New Yorker's demise. It's also a marvelous portrait of the city circa 1900, its surrounding country estates and Byzantine formalities.
$11.00

Remarkable, Unspeakable New York, A Literary History

NYC44
Shaun O'Connell
Beacon Press
1997
400
0807050032
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of New York's place in American letters. The author, a professor of English, draws on works of fiction, poetry, memoir and travel writing.
$20.00

Time and Again

NYC45
Jack Finney
Scribner
1995
304
0684801051
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this altogether wonderful novel, Simon Morley -- an illustrator and secret government operative, native to 1970 New York -- is transported back in time to the Manhattan of the 1880s.
$15.99

Poet in New York

NYC46
Garcia Lorca
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2013
320
0374525404
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The 25th anniversary edition of Lorca's marvelous collection of poems on urban life, modernity and exile, written while he was a student at Columbia in 1929-30. This new bilingual edition, edited by Christopher Maurer, includes, new photographs and letters.
$17.00

Light Years

NYC65
James Salter
Vintage Books
1995
320
0679740732
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A shimmering novel of the disintegration of a perfect 1950s-era New York family, set in an old estate along the Hudson.
$16.00

The Fun of It, Stories from the New Yorker's "The Talk of the Town"

NYC48
Lillian Ross
Random House
2001
512
0375756493
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The life of the city, as reflected in 75 years of "New Yorker" columns. Funny and revealing, these pieces encapsulate three-quarters of a century in the life of the city.
$27.00

The Years with Ross

NYC49
James Thurber
HarperCollins
2001
336
0060959711
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Thurber's funny, affectionate memoir of the "New Yorker" and its founder, Harold Ross; this is a fine and highly amusing picture of the man and his era.
$14.99

The Power Broker, Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

NYC53
Robert Caro
Random House
1975
1246
0394720245
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A much-hailed biography of Robert Moses, the politician who left an indelible mark on physical New York. David Halberstam called this biography "surely the greatest book ever written about a city."
$26.00

Before and After, Stories from New York

NYC55
Tom Beller (Editor)
W. W. Norton & Company
2002
224
0393323536
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A beguiling collection of contemporary essays in two sections: before September 11, and after. Quite a few of New York's most distinctive voices are represented here, including Michael Cunningham and Luc Sante.
$13.00

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

NYC56
Betty Smith, Annie Dillard (Introduction)
HarperCollins
1998
490
0060736267
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The much-beloved story of a girl in Brooklyn, who, like the Ailanthus, surmounts harrowing obstacles in order to thrive. Enormously descriptive of the Brooklyn of its time (the 1940s).
$18.99

The Harlem Renaissance, Hub of African American Culture 1920-1930

NYC57
Stephen Watson
Pantheon Books
1996
0679758895
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book succinctly describes and illustrates the place, the people and the influence of the Harlem Renaissance through the writing and music of Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston and others.
$22.00

Writing New York, A Literary Anthology

NYC59
Philip Lopate (Editor)
Library of America
2007
1150
1598530216
PAPER
Literature
2/1/2008
0
0
0
0
A massive, satisfying collection of good writing about New York over the centuries. Represented are Whitman, Edith Wharton, Henry Miller and many more.
$24.95

Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories

NYC61
Joseph Mitchell
Vintage Books
1993
716
0679746315
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Mitchell's collection of loving, extraordinarily vivid, short pieces, depicting New York in the 40's and 50's. He was a master at painting character, and place, in swift strokes.
$18.00

A Clearing in the Distance, Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century

NYC62
Witold Rybczynski
Touchstone
2000
480
0684865750
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A lovely biography of the creator of Central Park (Manhattan) and Prospect Park (Brooklyn), the largest parks in their respective boroughs.
$19.00

Kafka Was the Rage, A Greenwich Village Memoir

NYC64
Anatole Broyard
Vintage Books
1997
160
0679781269
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An affecting memoir of the intellectual life in Greenwich Village in the late 1940s.
$16.00

The Hours

NYC67
Michael Cunningham
Picador USA
2000
230
0312243022
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A marvelous book -- deep, dark and full of hope, which interweaves three tales (set in London, New York and Los Angeles), each echoing Virginia Woolf's masterpiece, Mrs. Dalloway.
$16.00

Call it Sleep

NYC68
Henry Roth
Picador USA
2005
462
0312424124
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Classic novel of the Jewish Lower East Side of Manhattan in the 1930s.
$18.00

Minor Characters, A Young Woman's Coming of Age in the Beat Orbit of Jack Kerouac

NYC77
Joyce Johnson
Penguin Putnam
1999
288
0140283579
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The vivid memoir of young love and art and the Beat Generation. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.
$16.00

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

ANT175
Michael Chabon
Random House
2012
684
0812983580
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A dazzling tale that follows its heros from Nazi-occupied Prague to New York (and the Antarctic).
$18.00

New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania Map

USE255
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
1
1572624264
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided regional map and itinerary planner.
$7.95

New York City Trees, A Field Guide for the Metropolitan Area

NYC89
Edward Sibley Barnard
Columbia University Press
2002
240
0231128355
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to trees, tree watching and parks in New York.
$19.95

50 Hikes in the Lower Hudson Valley

NYC90
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
Countryman Press
2014
311
1581571909
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This recently revised guide in the Explorer's Guides series recommends 50 walks and hikes from Westchester County to Albany County. Most hikes are within two hours of New York City.
$21.95

Dinosaurs in the Attic, An Excursion Into the American Museum of Natural History

NYC92
Doug Preston
Lightning Source
1994
256
0312104561
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Doug Preston spins a tale of big personalities, big ambition, unbounding curiosity, greed and collecting fever in this engaging history of the museum.
$19.99

Central Park, An American Masterpiece

NYC94
Sara Cedar Miller
Harry N. Abrams
2003
240
0810939460
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Written and photographed by Central Park's official historian, this visual history of New York's crown jewel pairs modern color images with drawings, plans and quotes by park designers.
$50.00

Unearthing Gotham, The Archaeology of New York City

NYC95
Diana Dizerega Wall, Anne-Marie E. Cantwell
Yale University Press
2001
448
0300097999
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey and analysis of archaeological discoveries in the five boroughs.
$26.00

Feeding a Yen, Savoring Local Specialties from Kansas City to Cuzco

WLD40
Calvin Trillin
Random House
2004
197
0375759964
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A captivating, enthusiastic collection of essays on the subjects of food, life and local specialties. This slim book includes Trillin's priceless riff on bagels as bait to lure his daughters home from the West Coast, his quest for the best ceviche with Douglas Rodriguez, and 11 other ramblings.
$16.00

The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts

NYC97
Colin Whitehead
Doubleday
2004
128
1400031249
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A lyrical homage to New York in the form of thirteen eclectic and inventive vignettes.
$14.95

Bright Lights, Big City

NYC84
Jay McInerney
Random House
1987
208
0394726413
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
McInerney's breakout debut novel, on the town in 1980's New York. A whirlwind ride through the grritty, pre-Giuliani-era city, expertly told in the seldom used (for a novel, anyway) 2nd person voice.
$15.95

Catcher in the Rye

NYC99
J. D. Salinger
Back Bay Books
2001
288
0316769177
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Salinger's remarkable, nearly perfect, and much loved first novel. Read it again.
$15.00

Great Fortune, The Epic of Rockefeller Center

NYC100
Daniel Okrent
Viking
2004
544
0142001775
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this grand social history Okrent illuminates the remarkable cast of characters, the ambitions, and mind-bending complexity in creating the beloved New York City landmark.
$18.00

The Hudson

NYS22
Carl Cramer, Edward J. McLaughlin (Illustrator)
1993
338
0823212262
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in the 1939, this is a folk history of the Hudson River from a writer who lived along its banks for much of his life.
$30.00

The Age of Innocence

NYC101
Louis Auchincloss (Introduction), Edith Wharton
Modern Library
1999
304
0375753206
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A dazzling tale of social mores, infidelity and thwarted love in old New York.
$11.00

Old New York

NYC102
Edith Wharton
Scribner
1995
320
0020383142
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Four novellas recalling New York society of the mid-nineteenth century.
$17.00

New York City: A Short History

NYC105
George J. Lankevich
NYU
2002
288
0814751865
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise history of New York from its days as a Dutch outpost to post September 11th.
$21.25

Mrs. Astor's New York: Money and Power in a Gilded Age

NYC106
Eric Homberger
Yale University Press
2004
336
0300095015
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated portrait of aristocratic life in New York's Gilded Age that reads like an Edith Wharton novel.
$29.95

The Vanderbilts

NYC108
Jerry Patterson
Harry N. Abrams
1989
304
0810917483
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A popular history of the powerful and wealthy American family. Patterson's survey of the Vanderbilts' opulence is well illustrated with 250 pictures of the family's members, their art, glittering mansions and the monuments integrally tied to their legacy.
$60.00

Memoirs

NYC109
David Rockefeller
Random House
2003
560
0812969731
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This autobiography spans Rockefeller's family, financial career and powerful friends.
$17.95

Tropic of Capricorn

NYC111
Henry Miller
Grove Press
1989
348
0802151825
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Miller's take on a youth spent in New York, an honest, sexually provacative tour of life in the city and the mind of a struggling artist.
$16.00

Waterfront, A Journey Around Manhattan

NYC113
Philip Lopate
Crown
2005
421
0385497148
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A consummate New Yorker, Lopate pulls together history, ecology, archaeology, literature and urban planning in this delightful, discursive account of his rambles along the coast of Manhattan.
$16.95

A Walker in the City

NYC114
Alfred Kazin
Harvest Books
1969
192
0156941767
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Kazin reels in his childhood haunts and the city itself in this short memoir, opening with a walk from his tenement home in Jewish Brownsville in the Bronx.
$14.95

Breakfast at Tiffany's

NYC117
Truman Capote
Vintage Books
1993
192
0679745653
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The endearing novel of romantic New York where Manhattan is the island of down-at-the-heel dreams: taxis and Tiffany's, the equipment of their dreams.
$14.95

Manhattan Transfer

NYC119
John Dos Passos
Houghton Mifflin Company
2003
352
0618381864
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An absorbing portrait fo life in 1920s New York. It's a great big, plumy novel, chock full of incident and opinion.
$15.00

Gorilla, My Love

NYC121
Toni Cade Bambara
Vintage Books
1992
177
0679738983
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These interconnected stories, shot through with memorable characters, portray black life in mid-century New York and North Carolina.
$15.00

Go Tell It on the Mountain

NYC124
James Baldwin
Vintage Books
2013
226
0375701877
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The powerful, much-celebrated novel of a teen-age preacher In Harlem in the 1930s.
$15.00

Christ in Concrete

NYC138
Pietro Di Donato
Penguin Putnam
2004
223
0451214218
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This poignant novel, originally published in 1939, deals with Italian immigrants making their way on New York's Lower East Side.
$16.00

The Accidental Connoisseur, An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World

TVL31
Lawrence Osborne
North Point Press
2005
262
0865477124
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
With a winning wit and not a drop of pretense, Osborne sets out to discover what's what with wine, traveling through Sonoma and Napa, France, Italy and other European wine meccas, 11 adventures in all. He meets plenty of interesting characters along the way, revealing much about the pleasures of wine (and travel!).
$16.00

New York Changing, Revisiting Berenice Abbott's New York

NYC144
Douglas Levere (Photographer), Bonnie Yochelson, Paul Goldberger (Introduction), Susan Henshaw Jones (Introduction)
Princeton Architectural Press
2004
192
1568984731
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Douglas Levere's meticulous reproductions of Berenice Abbott's photographs from her 1940 book "Changing New York," 64 years later.
$40.00

Just Enough Liebling, Classic Work by the Legendary New Yorker Writer

NYC146
A.J. Liebling, David Remnick (Editor)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
560
0865477272
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A rewarding taste of Liebling's wide-ranging essays for the New Yorker, published in celebration of the centennial of his birth.
$21.00

Downtown, My Manhattan

NYC148
Pete Hamill
Little Brown and Company
2005
304
0316010685
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Native son Pete Hamill's tribute, history and memoir of New York, mostly below 42nd Street.
$15.99

The Island at the Center of the World

NYC153
Russell Shorto
Random House
2005
416
1400078679
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Shorto's popular history of New Amsterdam tells in colorful detail how the short-lived Dutch colony established principles of tolerance, multiculturalism and modern capitalism in New York City and colonial America.
$17.95

Gone to New York, Adventures in the City

NYC156
Ian Frazier, Jamaica Kincaid (Introduction)
Picador USA
2006
224
031242504X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Frazier writes with humor and warmth about his New York City in this collection of essays originally published in periodicals like The New Yorker and The Atlantic.
$17.00

Strivers Row

NYC158
Kevin Baker
HarperCollins Publishers
2007
560
0060195835
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The third novel in Baker's City of Fire trilogy, this book recreates Harlem in 1943 and reimagines the life of Malcolm Little, the man who became Malcom X . Baker was formerly the chief researcher for Harry Evans's The American Century.
$14.95

Dreamland

NYC159
Kevin Baker
HarperCollins
2006
688
0060852720
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Immigrant Kid Twist and Trick the Dwarf encounter turn of the century New York City in all it's chaotic, corrupt glory as they flee a vengeful, local gangster.
$24.99

Paradise Alley, A Novel

NYC160
Kevin Baker
HarperCollins
2006
676
006087595X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second novel in Baker's Dreamland trilogy, this book focuses on New York City during the draft riots of 1863. Speaking in the voice of many characters, including three Irish immigrants, a New York Tribune reporter, an escaped slave and an army private, Baker crafts a story around one of the worst civic disturbances in U.S. history.
$16.99

The Collected Stories

NYC163
Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2006
386
0374530289
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Pure pleasure, Paley's stories manage to be down to earth, momentous and sweet all at the same time. Most are set in New York, where Paley lived for much of her long life.
$18.00

Windows on Nature, The Great Habitat Dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History

NYC164
Stephen Christopher Quinn
Harry N. Abrams
2006
180
0810959402
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
With oversized, full-color photographs, Quinn displays the habitat dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History. He also provides an inside look at how they were created.
$45.00

Frommer's New York City Day By Day

NYC166
Hilary Davidson
Frommer's
2017
194
1628873302
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact shirt pocket guide, ideal for a short visit, featuring remarkably good suggestions for everything from food, hotels and neighborhoods to shopping. With a separate foldout map of the city center.
$15.95

The Big Oyster, History on the Half Shell

NYC173
Mark Kurlansky
Random House
2007
307
0345476395
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This cultural history of New York, equal parts erudite and entertaining, traces the arc of the city from its founding by the Dutch though the 19th century as seen through the developemnt fo the oyster industry.
$17.00

Last Exit to Brooklyn

NYC175
Hubert Selby, Jr.
Grove Press
1988
304
0802131379
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A landmark, explosive collection of loosely connected short stories depicting the sordid criminal underbelly of 1950s Brooklyn. With wonderfully inventive low-life characters and innovative stream-of-consciousness style prose, Last Exit to Brooklyn has become one of the most important and influential American cult classics of the mid-20th century. With gritty sex, drugs, and violence galore, the book was banned in several countries upon its initial publication in 1964.
$16.00

The Works, Anatomy of a City

NYC178
Kate Ascher
Penguin Putnam
2007
0143112708
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This explanation of New York City’s inner infrastructure offers everything you have ever wondered about the way things work in a modern city.
$25.00

Treasures from Olana, Landscapes by Frederick Edwin Church

NYS60
Kevin J. Avery
Cornell University Press
2005
71
0801444306
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This extraordinary selection of Church’s paintings from his collection at Olana puts his most cherished works on full display in a volume that includes 80 color plates.
$27.00

The Great Gatsby

USE411
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Scribner
2004
180
0743273567
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in 1920s New York, F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel portrays the Jazz Age in all of its decandence and excess.
$16.00

Insight City Guide New York

NYC197
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
368
1780055544
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Combines insightful writing and lavish full-color photography in a portable format with an emphasis on practical information.
$19.99

The New York Stories of Edith Wharton

NYC184
Edith Wharton
NYRB
2007
464
1590172485
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Few understood turn-of-the-century New York as well, and none depicted the social rituals of its elite better. Here are Edith Wharton's finest New York tales -- including "The Dilettante," The Long Run" and "The Rembrandt" -- collected in a single volume.
$17.95

Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City

NYC185
Leslie Day
Johns Hopkins University Press
2007
384
0801886821
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A lovely handbook to the birds, mammals, insects, plants, fungi and geological features found in the parks and upon the pavement of the five boroughs. With over 200 detailed paintings, photographs and maps.
$27.95

La Storia, Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience

NYC187
Jerre Mangione
HarperCollins
1993
560
0060924411
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the Italian immigrant experience in America.
$19.99

Coming to America

USE420
Roger Daniels
HarperCollins
2002
576
006050577X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Daniels adeptly explores the complex motives and experience of immigrants in the U.S. since 1550.
$18.99

Fierce Attachments

USE421
Vivian Gornick
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
216
0374529965
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Gornick weaves together memories of her volatile relationship with her mother and her childhood in the Bronx in this acclaimed memoir, first published in 1987.
$16.00

Fodor's New York City

NYC188
Paul Eisenberg (Editor)
Fodor's
2016
456
1101879947
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, frequently revised guide in the popular series.
$19.99

My Ears Are Bent

NYC191
Joseph Mitchell
Vintage Books
2008
320
0375726306
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The definitive collection of Mitchell's pre-New Yorker columns. These pieces deftly articulate the character and characters of nineteen thirties New York City.
$15.00

Mobil Travel Guide City Guide New York

NYS76
Mobil Travel Guides
Mobil
2009
192
084160746X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Celebrating 50 years, these practical guides feature the same Mobil star rating system.
$14.99

A Hazard of New Fortunes

NYC201
William Dean Howells
Penguin
2001
449
0140439234
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A self-made millionaire and a social revolutionary are at odds with each other in Howell's novel set against the backdrop of a 19th-century New York streetcar strike.
$17.00

Money, A Suicide Note

NYC200
Martin Amis
Viking
2010
256
0143116959
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
John Self discovers how distasteful the pursuit of pleasure in decadent New York can be.
$17.00

Lucy

NYC202
Jamaica Kincaid
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2002
176
0374527350
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Kincaid's transporting tale of a young au pair from the West Indies coming of age in New York.
$14.00

Lush Life

NYC203
Richard Price
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2009
455
0312428227
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With an ear for dialogue and feel for the nuances of class and race. Richard Price brilliantly explores the reverberations of the murder of a hipster on the Lower East Side.
$17.00

New York City Map

NYC207
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866093039
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A convenient folded, laminated map of New York City. One side is a detailed map of Manhattan south of 96th St, and includes northern Brooklyn. On the other side is a full index, a larger-scale regional map, and a map of the subway.
$9.95

Man Gone Down

NYC208
Michael Thomas
Grove Press
2006
432
0802170293
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Thomas's vibrant debut novel follows a young black father in a biracial marriage as he tries to salvage his family -- and his dreams -- over the course of four increasingly frantic days in New York City.
$14.00

Let the Great World Spin

NYC214
Colum McCann
Random House
2010
368
0812973992
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dublin-born New Yorker Colum McCann took home the 2011 International Impac Dublin literary award for his stunningly realized portrait of New York City. Set in 1974, he traces the interlocking lives of diverse characters as Philippe Petit tightrope walks between the newly built Twin Towers. Let the Great World Spin won the National Book Award in 2009.
$17.00

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York

NYC225
Cyru Patel (Editor)
Cambridge University Press
2010
254
0521735556
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A portrait of the diverse literary cultures of the city from its beginnings as a Dutch colony to the present.
$30.99

New York, Portrait of a City

NYC227
Reuel Golden
Taschen
2010
560
3836505142
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A photographic tribute to New York featuring the work of over150 photographers who have captured the city, from the first known photo to the present.
$69.99

Michelin New York City, Must Sees

NYC228
Jonath Gilbert (Editor)
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
191
2067190423
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide to the sights of New York City, organized thematically.
$11.99

New York: The Pegleg

NYC234
L. P. C.
Marsilio Publishers
2011
140
8895836162
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The unusual WhaiWhai guidebook series takes readers on a historical treasure hunt through the city discovering monuments and hidden corners through fictional scenerios. To play, you need to have a cell phone on hand to receive clues.
$21.95

Tabloid City, A Novel

NYC235
Pete Hamill
Little Brown and Company
2012
278
0316020761
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In Hamill’s latest thriller, the kaleidoscopic flurry of activity in the aftermath of a wealthy socialite’s murder paints a surprising and multiplex portrait of today's New York City.
$14.99

Pocket Rough Guide New York City

NYC237
Martin Dunford
Rough Guides
2017
208
0241256178
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The founder of Rough Guides Martin Dunford and New York-based editor Andrew Rosenberg authored this savvy and well-organized guide to the city, its neighborhoods and attractions. As a bonus, the guide is bundled with a map of Manhattan and adjacent Brooklyn and Queens.
$12.99

High Line, The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky

NYC241
Robert Hammond, Joshua David
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2011
352
0374532990
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The creators of the High Line tell the story of the transformation of a grandly decaying ruin into the phenomenally popular a half-mile expanse of plants, paths, staircases and framed vistas through the revitalized far west side.
$29.95

Central Park, An Anthology

NYC243
Andrew Blauner
Bloomsbury USA
2012
240
1608196003
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This collection, with an introduction by Parks Commissioner Adrian Benape, features a host of great writers -- Francine Prose’s memories of a Nina Simone concert at the height of the sixties civil rights fervor -- as well as some memorable excerpts from fiction, including a scene from Paul Auster’s Moon Palace in which the narrator sleeps in the park.
$17.00

Eighty Days, Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World

WLD237
Matthew Goodman
Random House
2014
465
0345527275
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The fascinating account of two women journalists who set out from New York on the same day in 1889 to round the globe in 80 days, taking Jules Verne’s fictional hero Phileas Fogg as their inspiration.
$17.00

New York City Destination Map

NYC252
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2006
1
1597750697
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided, waterproof city map and guide (1:16,500) includes point of interest.
$7.95

& Sons

NYC256
David Gilbert
Random House
2013
496
0812984358
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Revered novelist A.N. Dyer (a fictional J.D. Salinger) remerges to deliver a eulogy for his oldest friend, whose son serves as a conduit into the lives of Dyer and his sons. Set in New York City.
$16.00

The Boy Detective, A New York Childhood

NYC259
Roger Rosenblatt
Ecco Press
2014
160
0062277197
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Rosenblatt writes lively vignettes about his days as a would-be sleuth in 1950s New York City, describing favorite neighborhoods, including Gramercy Park and the Village.
$14.99

I Never Knew That About New York

NYC260
Christopher Winn
Plume
2013
288
0142180637
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A trove of fascinating New York City trivia by quiz master Winn, author of the bestselling 'I Never Knew That' series.
$16.00

Floating City, A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York's Underground Economy

NYC261
Sudhir Venkatesh
Penguin Putnam
2014
304
0143125796
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this penetrating work, equal parts sociology, memoir and journalism, bestselling author Ventakesh studies the underground, off-the-books economy of New York City and how it interrelates with upper-class businesses.
$18.00

City Walks New York, 50 Adventures on Foot

NYC262
Christina Henry De Tessan
Chronicle Books
2010
0811874125
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Explore the city with these 50 colorful, convenient cards, each with a map and suggested walking tour.
$14.95

City Walks With Kids New York, 50 Adventures on Foot

NYC263
Elissa Stein
Chronicle Books
2007
0811857298
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
These 50 colorful convenient cards, each with a map and suggested walk or activity, include neighborhoods and attractions of New York City for the family.
$14.95

New York, Portrait of a City

NYC264
Reuel Golden
Taschen
2013
190
3836532166
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Evoking the energy of the city that never sleeps, this homage includes 150 oversized photos alongside quotes from literary figures including Ellison, Salinger, Fitzgerald and Wharton.
$9.99

Wallpaper City Guide New York

NYC265
Katie Chang
Phaidon Press
2016
128
0714873721
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The slim Wallpaper guide is tasteful, precise, informative and packed with the city’s must-see attractions, hotels, bars, art and architecture. For the design-conscious traveler, this is the guide to carry!
$11.95

Open City

NYC268
Teju Cole
Random House
2012
259
0812980093
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Cole’s award-winning novel traces issues of national identity, race, liberty, loss and dislocation. Its protagonist, a young Nigerian psychiatry resident, reflects on his journey from his native country to the United States and his life in post-9/11 New York City.
$16.00

Lonely Planet New York City

NYC269
R. St. Louis
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
448
1743601190
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive practical guide in the hallmark Lonely Planet style includes local and regional color maps, a section of photographs, and chapters on history, culture and attractions.
$21.99

Time Out New York

NYC270
Time Out
Perseus
2015
416
1846709865
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date guide on what to do and where to go by the people who publish Time Out Magazine.
$19.99

Moleskine City Notebook New York

NYC271
Moleskine
Chronicle Books
2008
228
8883708067
HARD COVER
Journal
0
0
0
0
Ideal for those who travel for leisure or work, this pocket sized notebook from the makers at Moleskine is an excellent way to organize your trip and preserve your experience for your memory and records.
$19.95

Broadway: The American Musical

NYC272
Laurence Maslon
Hal Leonard
2010
497
1423491033
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, colorful portrait perfect for theater lovers, charting the transformation and continued success of American musical theater from the 1800s to the present day.
$40.00

New York, 60 Creatives Show You the Best of the City

NYC273
Viction Workshop
Gingko Press
2014
132
9881222796
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hip, colorful pocket guide with an emphasis on the artistic, drawing recommendations from 60 local creatives. Contains helpful travel advice, detailed neighborhood maps and a dust jacket that unfolds into an illustrated map.
$9.95

Frommer's 2015 Easyguide to New York City

NYC274
Pauline Frommer
Frommer's
2016
304
1628872764
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Pocket New York City

NYC275
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1742208878
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the city of New York that fits in your pocket, with the top sites, the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more. Includes pull out city map.
$13.99

Lonely Planet Discover New York City

NYC276
Regis St Louis
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
258
1786578840
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Focusing on must-see and memorable places and experiences, this all color guide by the discerning editors at Lonely Planet, featuring hundreds of color photographs and maps, includes suggested tours and itineraries along with not-to-be-missed places to stay, eat, shop and see.
$21.99

Secret New York, Curious Activities

NYC277
Jonglez Publishing
National Book Network
2014
256
2361950766
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Highlighting the most strange, fascinating and esoteric sights of any destination, Secret guides are compiled by locals and organized by neighborhood.
$19.95

The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village

NYC279
John Strausbaugh
Ecco Press
2014
640
0062078216
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
"Greenwich Village was a zone of rogues and outcasts from start" is the premise for this expansive history of Manhattan’s most bohemian neighborhood.
$17.99

New York Crumpled City Map

NYC280
Palomar
Crumpled City Maps
2010
1
8890426446
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Crumpled City maps are soft, yet hard-wearing, waterproof and meant to be creased and crumpled. You can place the area that you're interested in on the palm of your hand to spot street names then just screw it up, stuff it back into its case or your pocket.
$16.95

New York Cult Recipes

NYC281
Pierre Javelle (Photographer), Ida, Akiko (Photographer), Jane Teasdale (Illustrator), Marc Grossman
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
270
1454912065
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This charming books pay homage to New York’s favorite foods and culinary landmarks with easy-to-follow recipes and color photos of both food and NYC streets.
$24.95

Not for Tourists New York City

NYC282
Not for Tourists
Skyhorse
2016
400
1510710469
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A pocket-sized guide to the great city of New York so crammed with useful information it’s recommended for travelers and locals alike.
$18.99

Not for Tourists Brooklyn

NYC283
Not for Tourists
Skyhorse
2016
192
1510710515
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A pocket-sized guide to the great borough of Brooklyn so jammed with useful information it’s recommended for travelers and locals alike. Features plenty of helpful maps, indexes and local listings plus insider hints, tips and tricks.
$15.99

Michelin Map of New York City Great Places to Eat

NYC284
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
1
2067204122
MAP
Reference
1/7/2015
0
0
0
0
An very easy-to-use map guide to New York's best eateries. The one-sided plan focuses on Manhattan, with insets of Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. The reverse is an index of restaurants, all ranked, classed and priced. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper. Scaled at 1:25,344.
$9.95

A History of Opera

MUS100
Carolyn Abbate
W. W. Norton & Company
2015
656
0393348954
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Filled with insights and arguments, meditations and composer biographies, this passionate genealogy of opera has been praised by the Times of London as "The best single volume ever written on the subject."
$24.95

Lonely Planet Make My Day New York City

NYC285
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
40
1743606966
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to New York City designed for the traveler who wants to create exceptional, custom itineraries. With a spiral binding and flip cards, the book offers more than 2,000 possible itineraries for each day (morning, afternoon and evening).
$9.99

Field Guide to the Neighborhood Birds of New York City

NYC288
Beth Bergman (Photographer), Trudy Smoke (Illustrator), Leslie Day
Johns Hopkins University Press
2015
352
1421416182
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This illustrated, indexed field guide profiles 90 species and their habitats in NYC’s five boroughs.
$24.95

New York from the Air, A Story of Architecture

NYC289
Tauranac, John, Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Harry N. Abrams
2011
215
0810993848
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
World-renowned photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand takes readers high above the Big Apple in this completely updated book. His tribute finds unique, airborne vantage points for cityscapes that are both abstract and magnificent. A great tribute to the great city!
$60.00

Small Mercies

NYC290
Eddie Joyce
Viking
2015
368
0525427295
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Vividly set on Staten Island, Royce’s emotionally rich debut novel follows a working-class Irish-Italian family as they cope with the loss of firefighter son, who died a decade ago on 9/11.
$27.95

Fodor's Brooklyn

NYC291
Inc. Fodor's Travel Publications
Fodor's
2015
160
1101878231
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This up-to-date Fodor's guide features invaluable recommendations on where to stay and eat and what to do in NYC's hippest borough. Compact and portable, it's ideal for either a weekend trip or an extended visit.
$19.99

On the High Line, Exploring America's Most Original Urban Park

NYC292
Annik La Farge
Thames & Hudson
2014
226
0500291411
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This revised edition of the award-winning High Line guide provides insights into exploring the one-and-a-half mile NYC green space. Written in engaging, friendly prose and including a three-foot foldout map, the guide mixes recommendations with history and fun facts.
$29.95

New York Air, The View from Above

NYC294
George Steinmetz (Photographer)
Harry N. Abrams
2015
224
1419717898
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Aerial photographer Steinmetz provides a first-class photo book showing New York City from above, lending surprising intimacy to the city’s massive infrastructure.
$40.00

The Lonely City

NYC295
Olivia Laing
Picador USA
2017
336
1250118034
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Confronted with debilitating loneliness when she moved to NYC in her mid-30s, Laing handled the shame of feeling alone with a study of art, through which she explored the causes of loneliness while also identifying solitude’s redemptive qualities.
$18.00

The New York Nobody Knows

NYC296
Helmreich, William B.
Princeton University Press
2015
480
0691169705
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Long-term New Yorker Helmreich set out to walk nearly every block of all five boroughs in New York City and ultimately traverses 6000 miles, making observations and conducting interviews along the way to compile into this sociological study of America’s most famous metropolis.
$19.95

111 Places in New York That You Must Not Miss

NYC297
Joanne Elikann
ACC Distribution
2015
240
3954510529
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This "111 Places" guide to New York profiles so many strange and original places that it will surprise even loyal residents. Each hidden gem reveals the history and unique flavor of the great US city.
$19.90

The Goldfinch

NYC298
Donna Tartt
Back Bay Books
2015
784
0316055441
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
At 13, Theo Decker’s life changes forever when his mother dies in a terrorist attack at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and he takes off with The Goldfinch, a priceless Dutch painting by Carel Fabritius. This epic Dickensian novel follows Theo from New York to Las Vegas to Amsterdam asking, in the words of reviewer Woody Brown, the essential life question: "How can we? And yet, we do." Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Literature.
$20.00

Monocle New York City Guide

NYC299
Monocle
Prestel
2015
146
3899555759
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for the upscale traveler, this Monocle guidebook to New York City features short essays, top lists, excellent color photography and expert recommendations.
$15.00

When Harry Met Sally

NYC300
Rob Reiner (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
1989
6311647931
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan shine in this film, which asks the pivotal question: can men and women really be just friends? Arguably the best romantic comedy ever produced and memorably set in New York City. 96 minutes.
$9.98

Wildsam Field Guide to Brooklyn

NYC302
Wildsam Field Guides
Wildsam
2015
139
1495112861
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This beautifully produced pocket guide to Brooklyn is designed for the soulful traveler with a bygone sense of place. Contributors include local artists, musicians and writers whose compiled recommendations, essays, illustrations and interviews intended to move the traveler off the beaten path.
$18.00

Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York

NYC303
Sari Botton (Editor)
Seal Press
2013
269
1580054943
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Drawing inspiration from Joan Didion’s classic personal essay "Goodbye to All That," 28 women share their own experiences falling in and out of love with New York City in this moving collection.
$16.00

Michelin Map & Guide New York City

NYC304
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
1
2067206702
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Perfect for the spontaneous, unstructured traveler, this map-based guide picks New York City apart, neighborhood by neighborhood, pinpointing suggested spots for: shopping, taking a break, eating and enjoying the nightlife.
$9.95

The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

NYC311
William B. Helmreich
Princeton University Press
2016
328
069116682X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
As a follow-up to his The New York Nobody Knows (NYC296), Helmreich walks 816 miles of Brooklyn and talks to countless residents to compile an urban walking guide to the most interesting facets of each of the borough’s 44 neighborhoods.
$24.95

Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas

NYC318
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Rebecca Solnit
University of California Press
2016
232
0520285956
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
With the help of a variety of experts, Solnit unravels the many layers of New York’s five boroughs, including contributions from cartographers, artists and photographers in this beautiful, thoughtful tribute to New York City.
$29.95

36 Hours Guide, USA & Canada, East

NAM79
Barbara Ireland
Taschen
2016
288
383653939X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Filled with recommendations from The New York Times' travel column, this well-curated guide to the East coast of Canada and the USA is organized in a day-by-day, hour-by-hour format. A great way to inject cool, quirky and inspired experiences into every moment.
$24.99

Power at Ground Zero: Politics, Money and the Remaking of Lower Manhattan

NYC322
Sagalyn, Lynne B.
Oxford University Press
2016
928
0190607025
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Sagalyn draws in all the major players, including then-Mayor Bloomberg, Port Authority leaders, real estate magnates and architects, to tell the definitive story of one of the modern world’s most significant reconstruction projects.
$39.95

Behold the Dreamers

NYC323
Imbolo Mbue
Random House
2016
400
0812998480
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Cameroon native and debut novelist Imbolo Mbue tells the arresting story of married Cameroonian immigrants seeking the American Dream in New York City and how they, and the rich family they work for, are affected by the fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008.
$28.00