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GOLDEN BOY: A MURDER AMONG THE MANHATTAN ELITE

Written by Glatt, John
New York Times bestselling author John Glatt tells the true story of Thomas Gilbert Jr., the handsome and charming New York socialite accused of murdering his father, a Manhattan millionaire and hedge fund founder. By all accounts, Thomas Gilbert Jr. led a charmed life.
July 20, 2021 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 320 Pages |
$28.99
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LET THE RECORD SHOW: A POLITICAL HISTORY OF ACT UP NEW YORK, 1987-1993

Written by Schulman, Sarah
One of O, the Oprah Magazine's 32 LGBTQ Books That Will Change the Literary Landscape in 2021, one of Vogue's 9 LGBTQ+ Books We're Looking Forward to This Spring, one of and Cosmopolitan's LGBTQ+ Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2021, one of The Observer's Spring Books You Don't Want to Miss, and one of Bloomberg's 14 Books to Put on Your Reading List T
May 18, 2021 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 736 Pages |
$40.00
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MARVELOUS MANHATTAN: STORIES OF THE RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND SHOPS THAT MAKE THIS CITY SPECIAL

Written by Nadelson, Reggie
"A wonderfully lively, knowledgeable journey through the past and present of places that help make New York City what it is, and which we must cherish and (hopefully) preserve."
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers |
$24.95
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JEWISH METROPOLIS: NEW YORK CITY FROM THE 17TH TO THE 21ST CENTURY

The Jewish Metropolis: New York from the 17th to the 21st Century covers the entire sweep of the history of the largest Jewish community of all time.
April 13, 2021 | PB | Academic Studies Press |
$23.95
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SUNNYSIDE GARDENS: PLANNING AND PRESERVATION IN A HISTORIC GARDEN SUBURB

Written by Kroessler, Jeffrey A
The first book devoted to this landmark of architecture, urban planning, and social engineering Situated in the borough of Queens, New York, Sunnyside Gardens has been an icon of urbanism and planning since its inception in the 1920s.
April 6, 2021 | PB | Fordham University Press |
$34.95
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LAST DAYS OF NEW YORK: A REPORTER'S TRUE TALE OF HOW A CITY DIED

Written by Barron, Seth
A must read." -- BRIAN KILMEADE, host of Fox & Friends In this gripping new book, Seth Barron warns the city may not recover from the preening, disastrous incompetence of Mayor de Blasio.'' -- Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner of New York City
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Humanix Books |
$27.99
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SUGAR, CIGARS, AND REVOLUTION: THE MAKING OF CUBAN NEW YORK

Written by Pérez, Lisandro
Winner, 2020 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York history Honorable Mention, 2019 CASA Literary Prize for Studies on Latinos in the United States, given by La Casa de las Américas The dramatic story of the origins of the Cuban community in nineteenth-century New York.
May 1, 2021 | PB | New York University Press |
$24.00
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GROWING UP BANK STREET: A GREENWICH VILLAGE MEMOIR

Written by Florio, Donna
A vivid memoir of life in one of New York City's most dynamic neighborhoods Growing Up Bank Street is an evocative, tender account of life in Greenwich Village, on a unique street that offered warmth, support, and inspiration to an adventurous and openhearted young girl.
March 9, 2021 | Hardcover | New York University Press |
$24.95

ON BICYCLES: A 200-YEAR HISTORY OF CYCLING IN NEW YORK CITY

Written by Friss, Evan
Subways and yellow taxis may be the icons of New York transportation, but it is the bicycle that has the longest claim to New York's streets: two hundred years and counting. Never has it taken to the streets without controversy: 1819 was the year of the city's first bicycle and also its first bicycle ban.
June 22, 2021 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 256 Pages |
$25.00

HARLEM UPRISING: SEGREGATION AND INEQUALITY IN POSTWAR NEW YORK CITY

Written by Hayes, Christopher
In July 1964, after a white police officer shot and killed an African American teenage boy, unrest broke out in Harlem and then Bedford-Stuyvesant. Protests rose up to call for an end to police brutality and the unequal treatment of Black people in a city that viewed itself as liberal.
October 26, 2021 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 288 Pages |
$30.00

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