Written by Jim Dwyer
"102 Minutes does for the September 11 catastrophe what Walter Lord did for the Titanic in his masterpiece, A Night to Remember . . . Searing, poignant, and utterly compelling."--Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of An Army at Dawn
Written by Herbert R. Lottman
"If it had not actually taken place I should have been tempted, when writing a biography of Albert Camus, to invent his visit to my birthplace city" says Lottman in his foreword to Albert Camus in New York, specially published to introduce the monumental biography. Lottman continues: "The timing of the actual event - for it did happen - is touched with irony.
Written by Fitzpatrick, Kevin C
"Explores the shadowy speakeasies, majestic hotels, glittering theaters, and other locations frequented by the legends of the Algonquin Round Table"--
Written by James Gulliver Hancock
A charmingly illustrated journey through New York City, neighborhood by neighborhood. All the Buildings in New York is a love letter to New York City, told through James Gulliver Hancock’s unique and charming drawings of the city’s diverse architectural styles and cityscape.
Written by Pierpont, Claudia Roth
Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture. Here is a series of deeply involving portraits of American artists and innovators who have helped to shape the country in the modern age.
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.