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CITY GAME: TRIUMPH, SCANDAL, AND A LEGENDARY BASKETBALL TEAM

Written by Goodman, Matthew
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November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books | 448 Pages |
$29.00
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HOTEL CHELSEA: LIVING IN THE LAST BOHEMIAN HAVEN

Written by Mock, Ray
An immersive photographic tour of the legendary Chelsea Hotel, whose residents share their stories and reveal the delirious history of this landmark. Jackson Pollock, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Bob Dylan, Arthur C. Clarke, Andy Warhol, William S. Burroughs, Janis Joplin, Eugene O'Neill, Rufus Wainwright, Betsey Johnson, R.
November 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Monacelli Press | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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ON THE BOWERY

Written by Grazda, Ed
New York's world-renowned Bowery in the early 70s as seen through the eyes of one of the great documentarians of the city's underbelly, Ed Grazda. Up until the late 20th century the Bowery was a notorious place of cheap hotels and bars--New York's infamous skid row, where the city's down-and-out found each other and made do the best they could.
September 17, 2019 | Hardcover | powerHouse Books | 68 Pages |
$29.95
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MOB AND THE CITY: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF HOW THE MAFIA CAPTURED NEW YORK

Written by Hortis, C Alexander
Forget what you think you know about the Mafia. After reading this book, even life-long mob aficionados will have a new perspective on organized crime. Informative, authoritative, and eye-opening, this is the first full-length book devoted exclusively to uncovering the hidden history of how the Mafia came to dominate organized crime in New York City during the 1930s through 1950s.
December 17, 2019 | Paperback | Prometheus Books | 382 Pages |
$18.00
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I'VE SEEN THE FUTURE AND I'M NOT GOING: THE ART SCENE AND DOWNTOWN NEW YORK IN THE 1980S

Written by McGough, Peter
"Peter McGough--half of the team of McDermott & McGough, artists known for their painting, photography, sculpture and film--writes about the trauma of growing up gay in 1950s suburbia; about the East Village art scene of the 1980s when he knew Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons and Julian Schnabel; and about his meeting David McDermott who would profoundly change his life
September 17, 2019 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 304 Pages |
$28.95
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DISTRICTS: STORIES OF AMERICAN JUSTICE FROM THE FEDERAL COURTS

Written by Dwyer, Johnny
An unprecedented plunge into New York City's federal court system that gives us a revelatory picture of how our justice system, and the pursuit of justice, really works. A young Italian Mafioso helps get rid of a body in Queens. In Manhattan, a hedge fund portfolio manager misrepresents his company's assets to investors.
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 368 Pages |
$27.95
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NEW YORK THEN AND NOW

Written by Joseph, Evan
Pairing classic archive photos with their modern viewpoint, New York Then and Now shows the dramatic changes that have transformed the city that never sleeps. The latest version of Pavilion's top-selling North American title New York Then and Now has been fully revised and updated for 2019.
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 144 Pages |
$19.95
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CENTRAL PARK FIVE: THE UNTOLD STORY BEHIND ONE OF NEW YORK CITY'S MOST INFAMOUS CRIMES

Written by Burns, Sarah
Traces the near-fatal 1989 attack on a woman and the media frenzy and public hysteria that culminated in the wrongful convictions of five teens, in a report that analyzes regional class and race struggles and the failures of local government and law enforcement.
April 3, 2012 | Paperback | Vintage |
$15.95
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NEIGHBORHOODS OF BROOKLYN

Written by Jackson, Kenneth
Examines the past and present of Brooklyn's neighborhoods
November 24, 1998 | Hardcover | Other Distribution | 246 Pages |
$35.00

SEX MONEY MURDER: A STORY OF CRACK, BLOOD, AND BETRAYAL

Written by Jonathan Green
A searing portrait of the crack epidemic and violent drug wars that once ravaged the Bronx.
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton | 432 Pages |
$27.95

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