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MINIK: THE NEW YORK ESKIMO: AN ARCTIC EXPLORER, A MUSEUM, AND THE BETRAYAL OF THE INUIT PEOPLE

Written by Harper, Kenn
A true story from the great age of Arctic exploration of an Inuit boy's struggle for dignity against Robert Peary and the American Museum of Natural History in turn-of-the-century New York City.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | Steerforth Press | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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BELLEVUE: THREE CENTURIES OF MEDICINE AND MAYHEM AT AMERICA'S MOST STORIED HOSPITAL

Written by Oshinsky, David
From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled crime victims, vicious psychopaths, assorted derelicts, lunatics, and exotic-disease sufferers.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 416 Pages |
$17.00

BLOOD IN THE WATER: THE ATTICA PRISON UPRISING OF 1971 AND ITS LEGACY

Written by Thompson, Heather Ann
WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY
August 22, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 752 Pages |
$17.95
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AT THE STRANGERS' GATE: ARRIVALS IN NEW YORK

Written by Gopnik, Adam
From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal for New York, the city then, much like today, was a pilgrimage site for the young, the arty, and the ambitious.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 272 Pages |
$26.95
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HISTORY OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY BOXED SET

Written by Benjamin, Vernon
The History of the Hudson River Valley, first published in two authoritative and handsome volumes, is now available as a deluxe boxed set to create the complete portrait of this fascinating and culturally important region.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Overlook Press | 1280 Pages |
$85.00

FROM DA PONTE TO THE CASE ITALIANA

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Paperback |
$30.00
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JEWISH NEW YORK: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A CITY AND A PEOPLE

Written by Soyer, Daniel
The definitive history of Jews in New York and how they transformed the city Based on the acclaimed multi-volume series, City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York, Jewish New York reveals the multifaceted world of one of the city's most important ethnic and religious groups.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | New York University Press | 512 Pages |
$30.00
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GILDED SUFFRAGISTS: THE NEW YORK SOCIALITES WHO FOUGHT FOR WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE

Written by Neuman, Johanna
New York City's elite women who turned a feminist cause into a fashionable revolution In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage movement. Their names--Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, Whitney and the like--carried enormous public value.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | New York University Press | 240 Pages |
$24.95

TIME TO STIR: COLUMBIA '68

For seven days in April 1968, students occupied five buildings on the campus of Columbia University to protest a planned gymnasium in a nearby Harlem park, links between the university and the Vietnam War, and what they saw as the university's unresponsive attitude toward students and faculty.
January 2, 2018 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 464 Pages |
$35.00
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NEW YORK ART DECO: A GUIDE TO GOTHAM'S JAZZ AGE ARCHITECTURE

Written by Robins, Anthony W
Of all the world's great cities, perhaps none is so defined by its Art Deco architecture as New York. Lively and informative, New York Art Deco leads readers step-by-step past the monuments of the 1920s and '30s that recast New York as the world's modern metropolis. Anthony W.
June 1, 2017 | Paperback | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press |
$24.95

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