Ny History

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NYC STREET POETS & VISIONARIES

A secret history of New York as told through classified ads and advertising posters salvaged from the city's streets
June 20, 2023 | Hardcover | Jbe Books | 500 Pages |
$50.00
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KIBBITZ AND NOSH: WHEN WE ALL MET AT DUBROW'S CAFETERIA

Written by Halperin, Marcia Bricker
On a winter's day in the mid-1970s the photographer Marcia Bricker Halperin sought warm refuge and, camera in hand, passed through the revolving doors of Dubrow's Cafeteria on Kings Highway. There, between the magical mirrored walls and steaming coffee urns, she found herself as if on a theater set, looking out at a tableau of memorable Brooklyn faces.
May 15, 2023 | Hardcover | Three Hills |
$34.95
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RAVING

Written by Wark, McKenzie
What is an art of life for what feels like the end of a world? In Raving McKenzie Wark takes readers into the undisclosed locations of New York's thriving underground queer and trans rave scene. Techno, first and always a Black music, invites fresh sonic and temporal possibilities for this era of diminishing futures.
March 14, 2023 | Paperback | Duke University Press |
$15.95
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GOD IN GOTHAM: THE MIRACLE OF RELIGION IN MODERN MANHATTAN

Written by Butler, Jon
"Are you there, God? It's me, Manhattan...Butler...argues that far from being a Sodom on the Hudson, New York was a center of religious dynamism throughout the 20th century."--Wall Street Journal "What a pleasure it is to take a tour of Manhattan's sacred past led by one of the nation's preeminent religious historians."
March 7, 2023 | Paperback | Belknap Press |
$19.95
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ITALIAN SQUAD: THE TRUE STORY OF THE IMMIGRANT COPS WHO FOUGHT THE RISE OF THE MAFIA

Written by Moses, Paul
The unknown inside story of the NYPD's Italian-born detectives who fought both powerful gangsters and the deeply ingrained prejudice against their own beloved immigrant community The story begins in Sicily, on Friday, March 12, 1909, at 8:45 p.m. Three gunshots thundered in the night, and then a fourth.
June 3, 2023 | Hardcover | New York University Press |
$29.95
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FORGOTTEN BOROUGH: STATEN ISLAND AND THE SUBWAY

Written by Gold, Kenneth M
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April 4, 2023 | Paperback | Columbia University Press |
$30.00
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AMBUSH AT CENTRAL PARK: WHEN THE IRA CAME TO NEW YORK

Written by Bulik, Mark
A compelling, action-packed account of the only officially sanctioned I.R.A attack ever conducted on American soil. In 1922, three of the Irish Republican Army's top gunmen arrived in New York City seeking ven-geance. Their target: "Cruxy" O'Connor, a young Irishman who kept switching sides as revolution swept his country in the wake of World War I.
April 25, 2023 | Hardcover | Fordham University Press |
$24.95
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HELL ON COLOR, SWEET ON SONG: JACOB WREY MOULD AND THE ARTFUL BEAUTY OF CENTRAL PARK

Written by Kowsky, Francis
Reveals new and previously unknown biographical material about an important figure in nineteenth-century American architecture and music. Jacob Wrey Mould is not a name that readily comes to mind when we think of New York City archi-tecture. Yet he was one-third of the party responsible for the early development of the city's Central Park.
May 30, 2023 | Hardcover | Fordham University Press |
$39.95
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LITTLE BOOK OF NEW YORK STYLE: THE FASHION HISTORY OF THE ICONIC CITY

Written by Bateman, Kristen
From Carrie Bradshaw to Grace Jones, and from Nicki Minaj to Blair Waldorf, New York is the fashion 'it girl' capital of the world.
April 18, 2023 | Hardcover | Welbeck Publishing |
$16.95
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TWIST: AN AMERICAN GIRL: AN AMERICAN GIRL

Written by Bertei, Adele
"The mystery is how I managed to survive, and whether or not Maddie Twist remains alive and well and living like Brel in Paris, or beyond."
March 14, 2023 | Hardcover | ZE Books | 250 Pages |
$28.00

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