Ny History

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ROGUES' GALLERY: THE BIRTH OF MODERN POLICING AND ORGANIZED CRIME IN GILDED AGE NEW YORK

Written by Oller, John
From the beginnings of big-city police work to the rise of the Mafia, Rogues' Gallery is a colorful and captivating history of crime and punishment in the bustling streets of Old New York.
September 20, 2022 | Paperback | Dutton Books | 528 Pages |
$20.00
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INTIMATE CITY: WALKING NEW YORK

Written by Kimmelman, Michael
From the New York Times architecture critic, his celebrated walking tours of New York City, now expanded, covering four of the five boroughs and some 540 million years of history, accompanied by some of the people who know it best As New York came to a halt with COVID, Michael Kimmelman composed an email to a group of architects, historians, writers, and friends, inviting them to
November 29, 2022 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 272 Pages |
$30.00
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MANHATTAN CULT STORY: MY UNBELIEVABLE TRUE STORY OF SEX, CRIMES, CHAOS, AND SURVIVAL

Written by Schneider, Spencer
"We were invisible. We had to be. We took an oath of absolute secrecy. We never even told our immediate families who we were. We went about our lives in New York City. Just like you. We were your accountants, money managers, lawyers, executive recruiters, doctors. We owned your child's private school and sold you your brownstone.
July 5, 2022 | Hardcover | Arcade Publishing | 264 Pages |
$26.99
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HOW YOU GET FAMOUS: TEN YEARS OF DRAG MADNESS IN BROOKLYN

Written by Pasulka, Nicole
A madcap adventure through a tight-knit world of drag performers making art and mayhem in the greatest city on earth. Ten years ago, an aimless coat check girl better known today as Merrie Cherry sweet-talked her boss into giving her $100 to host a drag show at a Brooklyn dive bar.
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster |
$27.99
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TANQUERAY

Written by Johnson, Stephanie
The storytelling phenomenon Humans of New York and its #1 bestselling books have captivated a global audience of millions with personal narratives that illuminate the human condition. But one story stands apart from the rest... She is a woman as fabulous, unbowed, and irresistible as the city she lives in. Meet TANQUERAY.
July 12, 2022 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 192 Pages |
$27.99
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LET THE RECORD SHOW: A POLITICAL HISTORY OF ACT UP NEW YORK, 1987-1993

Written by Schulman, Sarah
Twenty years in the making, Sarah Schulman's Let the Record Show is the most comprehensive political history ever assembled of ACT UP and American AIDS activism Finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbriath Award for Nonfiction, the Gotham Book Prize, the ALA Stonewall Israel Fishman Nonfiction Award, and the Lambda Literary LGBTQ Nonfiction Award. A 202
May 17, 2022 | PB | Picador USA |
$22.00
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SEWING GIRL'S TALE: A STORY OF CRIME AND CONSEQUENCES IN REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA

Written by Sweet, John Wood
Renowned historian John Sweet offers a riveting Revolutionary Era drama of the first published rape trial in American history and its long, shattering aftermath, revealing how much has changed over two centuries--and how much has not. On a moonless night in the summer of 1793 a crime was committed in the back room of a New York brothel--the kind of crime that even victims usually kep
July 19, 2022 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company | 384 Pages |
$29.99
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RIDING THE LIGHTNING: A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A NEW YORK CITY PARAMEDIC

Written by Almojera, Anthony
"An intense look at the high-stakes world of a NYC paramedic in the months before and after COVID-19 altered our landscape."--Damon Tweedy, MD, author of Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Mariner Books | 272 Pages |
$26.99
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FIRE ISLAND: A CENTURY IN THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN PARADISE (ORIGINAL)

Written by Parlett, Jack
*AN ADVOCATE BEST LGBTQ+ BOOK OF 2022*A groundbreaking account of New York's Fire Island, chronicling its influence on art, literature, culture and queer liberation over the past century
June 14, 2022 | Hardcover | Hanover Square Press |
$27.99
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SPIRIT OF NEW YORK, SECOND EDITION: DEFINING EVENTS IN THE EMPIRE STATE'S HISTORY

Written by Dearstyne, Bruce W
In this lively and engaging book, Bruce W. Dearstyne presents New York State history through an exploration of nineteen dramatic events.
February 1, 2022 | Paperback | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press | 482 Pages |
$29.95

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