Ny History

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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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INSIDE STUDIO 54

Written by Fleischman, Mark
In Inside Studio 54, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book | 368 Pages |
$26.95
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CITY OF DREAMS: THE 400-YEAR EPIC HISTORY OF IMMIGRANT NEW YORK

Written by Anbinder, Tyler
"Told brilliantly, even unforgettably ...
October 10, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 768 Pages |
$19.99
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UNEASY STREET: THE ANXIETIES OF AFFLUENCE

Written by Sherman, Rachel
A surprising and revealing look at how today's elite view their own wealth and place in society
August 29, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 328 Pages |
$29.95
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PATHWAYS TO REFORM: CREDITS AND CONFLICT AT THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

Written by Logue, Alexandra W
A personal account of the implementation of a controversial credit transfer program at the nation's third-largest university
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 416 Pages |
$29.95
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RATS: OBSERVATIONS ON THE HISTORY & HABITAT OF THE CITY'S MOST UNWANTED INHABITANTS

Written by Sullivan, Robert
New York Public Library Book for the Teenager New York Public Library Book to Remember PSLA Young Adult Top 40 Nonfiction Titles of the Year Engaging...a lively, informative compendium of facts, theories, and musings.-Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
April 11, 2005 | Paperback | Bloomsbury USA | 272 Pages |
$18.00
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MINIK: THE NEW YORK ESKIMO: AN ARCTIC EXPLORER, A MUSEUM, AND THE BETRAYAL OF THE INUIT PEOPLE

Written by Harper, Kenn
A true story from the great age of Arctic exploration of an Inuit boy's struggle for dignity against Robert Peary and the American Museum of Natural History in turn-of-the-century New York City.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | Steerforth Press | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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BELLEVUE: THREE CENTURIES OF MEDICINE AND MAYHEM AT AMERICA'S MOST STORIED HOSPITAL

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. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled crime victims, vicious psychopaths, assorted derelicts, lunatics, and exotic-disease sufferers.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 416 Pages |
$17.00
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BLOOD IN THE WATER: THE ATTICA PRISON UPRISING OF 1971 AND ITS LEGACY

Written by Thompson, Heather Ann
WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY
August 22, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 752 Pages |
$17.95

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