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GREATER GOTHAM: A HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY FROM 1898 TO 1919

Written by Wallace, Mike
In this utterly immersive volume, Mike Wallace captures the swings of prosperity and downturn, from the 1898 skyscraper-driven boom to the Bankers' Panic of 1907, the labor upheaval, and violent repression during and after the First World War.
October 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 1196 Pages |
$45.00
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GRAND CENTRAL: HOW A TRAIN STATION TRANSFORMED AMERICA

Written by Roberts, Sam
A rich, illustrated - and entertaining -- history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal, from one of New York City's favorite writers, just in time to celebrate the train station's 100th fabulous anniversary. In the winter of 1913, Grand Central Station was officially opened and immediately became one of the most beautiful and recognizable Manhattan landmarks.
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Grand Central Publishing | 320 Pages |
$18.99
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GREATER THAN EVER: NEW YORK'S BIG COMEBACK

Written by Doctoroff, Daniel
The former deputy mayor of New York City tells the story of the city's comeback after 9/11, offering lessons in resiliency under the most trying of circumstances, and a model for the rejuvenation of any city. Deputy Mayor Daniel L. Doctoroff led New York's dramatic and unexpected economic resurgence after the September 11 terrorist attacks.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs | 400 Pages |
$28.00
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GIRL ON THE VELVET SWING: SEX, MURDER, AND MADNESS AT THE DAWN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Written by Baatz, Simon
From New York Times bestselling author Simon Baatz, the first comprehensive account of the murder that shocked the world. In 1901 Evelyn Nesbit, a chorus girl in the musical Florodora, dined alone with the architect Stanford White in his townhouse on 24th Street in New York. Nesbit, just sixteen years old, had recently moved to the city.
January 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Mulholland Books | 400 Pages |
$29.00
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MUDD CLUB

Written by Boch, Richard
"I was a Long Island kid that graduated college in 1976 and moved to Greenwich Village. Two years later, I was working The Mudd Club door. Standing outside, staring at the crowd, it was "out there" versus "in here" and I was on the inside. The Mudd Club was filled with the famous and soon- to- be famous, along with an eclectic core of Mudd regulars who gave the place its identity.
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Feral House | 320 Pages |
$24.95
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VOTES FOR WOMEN: CELEBRATING NEW YORK'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL

Written by Hopkins-Benton, Ashley
The work for women's suffrage started more than seventy years before the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 when Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and one hundred supporters signed the Declaration of Sentiments asserting that "all men and women are created equal." This convention served as a catalyst for debates and action on both the national an
November 1, 2017 | Paperback | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press | 272 Pages |
$29.95
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SUFFRAGENTS: HOW WOMEN USED MEN TO GET THE VOTE

Written by Kroeger, Brooke
Finalist for the 2018 Sally and Morris Lasky Prize presented by the Center for Political History at Lebanon Valley College The Suffragents is the untold story of how some of New York's most powerful men formed the Men's League for Woman Suffrage, which grew between 1909 and 1917 from 150 founding members into a force of thousands across thirty-five states.
September 1, 2017 | Paperback | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press | 390 Pages |
$24.95
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FUN CITY: JOHN LINDSAY, JOE NAMATH, AND HOW SPORTS SAVED NEW YORK IN THE 1960S

Written by Deveney, Sean
On January 1, 1966, New York came to a standstill as the city's transit workers went on strike. This was the first day on the job for Mayor John Lindsay--a handsome, young former congressman with presidential aspirations--and he would approach the issue with an unconventional outlook that would be his hallmark.
January 2, 2018 | Paperback | Sports Publishing LLC | 376 Pages |
$16.99
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BOWERY: THE STRANGE HISTORY OF NEW YORK'S OLDEST STREET

Written by Devillo, Stephen Paul
From peglegged Peter Stuyvesant to CBGB's, the story of the Bowery reflects the history of the city that grew up around it.
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Skyhorse Publishing | 280 Pages |
$24.99
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MAN WITH THE SAWED-OFF LEG AND OTHER TALES OF A NEW YORK CITY BLOCK

Written by Wakin, Daniel J
They stand proudly gazing across the Hudson River at the cliffs of New Jersey. Their brows are marked by ornamental pediments. Greek columns stand as sentries by their entrances and stone medallions bedeck their chests.
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Arcade Publishing | 208 Pages |
$22.99

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