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BUILDING: A CARPENTER'S NOTES ON LIFE & THE ART OF GOOD WORK

Written by Ellison, Mark
A brilliant carpenter shares meditations on work, creativity, and design, revealing powerful lessons on building a meaningful life based on his experience constructing some of New York's most iconic spaces. Over the past forty years, Mark Ellison has worked on some of the most beautiful homes you've never seen, specializing in the most rarefied, lavish, and challenging of projects with
May 16, 2023 | Hardcover | Random House | 304 Pages |
$28.99
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MODERN NEW YORK: THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF ARCHITECTURE IN THE FIVE BOROUGHS FROM 1920 TO PRESENT

Written by Novotny, Lukas
An illustrated tour through New York's five boroughs and the past 100 years of its modern architecture, told through the charming yet bold drawings of Lukas Novotny. Modern New York: The Illustrated Story of Architecture in the Five Boroughs from 1920 to Today takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through the changing fortunes of New York City throughout the last hundred year
April 4, 2023 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 208 Pages |
$29.95
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NEW YORKERS: 31 REMARKABLE PEOPLE, 400 YEARS, AND THE UNTOLD BIOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CITY

Written by Roberts, Sam
From award-winning New York Times reporter Sam Roberts, the story of the world's most exceptional city, told through 31 little-known yet pivotal inhabitants who helped define it. In Sam Roberts's pulsating history of the world's most exceptional metropolis, greet the city anew through thirty-one unique New Yorkers you've probably never heard of-just in time for the city's 400t
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$30.00
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DRAPER TOUCH: THE HIGH LIFE AND HIGH STYLE OF DOROTHY DRAPER

Written by Varney, Carleton
- A must have for those fascinated with the history of the interior design business as well as the history of New York City, where Draper lived and designed some of her most famous projects such as the Carlyle Hotel- Features personal and archival photographs by fashion and society photographers Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton and Andre Kértéz whose images were published in the 1920s in Vogue magazi
July 6, 2022 | Hardcover | Shannongrove Press, Inc. |
$100.00
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ELLIS ISLAND: A PEOPLE'S HISTORY

Written by Szejnert, Malgorzata
A dramatic, multi-vocal account of the personal agonies and ecstasies that played out within the walls of Ellis Island, as told by Poland's greatest living journalist. This is the people's history of Ellis Island--the people who passed through it, and the people who were turned away from it.
September 6, 2022 | Paperback | Scribe Us |
$22.00
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RISE AND FALL OF PROTESTANT BROOKLYN: AN AMERICAN STORY

Written by Altschuler, Glenn C
In The Rise and Fall of Protestant Brooklyn, Stuart M. Blumin and Glenn C.
September 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Three Hills | 296 Pages |
$31.95
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STAGED NEWS: THE FEDERAL THEATRE PROJECT'S LIVING NEWSPAPERS IN NEW YORK

Written by Cox, Jordana
In 1935, a group of journalists and theater artists embarked on an unusual collaboration. With funds from the Federal Theatre Project (FTP), a Depression-era employment initiative established by President Roosevelt's New Deal, they set out to produce news for the theatrical stage. Over the next four years, the New York-based team created six productions, known as the Living Newspapers.
February 24, 2023 | Paperback | University of Massachusetts Press |
$29.95
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OBJECTS OF LOVE AND REGRET: A BROOKLYN STORY

Written by Rabinowitz, Richard
An award-winning historian and museum curator tells the story of his Jewish immigrant family by lovingly reconstructing its dramatic encounters with the memory-filled objects of ordinary life. At a pushcart stall in East New York, Brooklyn, in the spring of 1934, eighteen-year-old Sarah Schwartz bought her mother, Shenka, a green, wooden-handled bottle opener.
September 27, 2022 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 352 Pages |
$29.95
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HEREAFTER: THE TELLING LIFE OF ELLEN O'HARA

Written by Groarke, Vona
A lyrical portrait of a young Irish woman reinventing herself at the turn of the twentieth century in America Ellen O'Hara was a young immigrant from Ireland at the end of the nineteenth century who, with courage and resilience, made a life for herself in New York while financially supporting those at home.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | New York University Press | 200 Pages |
$22.95
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FULTON FISH MARKET: A HISTORY

Written by Rees, Jonathan
This book is a lively and comprehensive history of the Fulton Fish Market, from its founding in 1822 through its move to the Bronx in 2005. Jonathan H. Rees explores the market’s workings and significance, tracing the transportation, retailing, and consumption of fish.
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press |
$30.00

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