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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 | 336 Pages |
$27.99
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TANQUERAY

Written by Johnson, Stephanie
"A deeply touching memoir . . . A beautiful, sometimes shocking NC-17 story, kept out of the lily-white, upper crust canon of literature--until now." --The Washington Post 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.
July 12, 2022 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press |
$24.99
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LET THE RECORD SHOW: A POLITICAL HISTORY OF ACT UP NEW YORK, 1987-1993

Written by Schulman, Sarah
Winner of the 2022 Lambda Literary LGBTQ Nonfiction Award and the 2022 NLGJA Excellence in Book Writing Award.
May 17, 2022 | Paperback | Picador USA | 752 Pages |
$22.00
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SEWING GIRL'S TALE: A STORY OF CRIME AND CONSEQUENCES IN REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA

Written by Sweet, John Wood
New York Times Editors' Choice
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
*A Town and Country Must-Read Book of Summer?**A BUZZFEED BEST BOOK OF JUNE**A Washington Post "Book to Read This Summer"**AN ADVOCATE BEST LGBTQ+ BOOK OF 2022**A USA Today "Book to Celebrate Pride Month"**A New York Times "Editor's Pick"*
June 14, 2022 | Hardcover | Hanover Square Press |
$28.99
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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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HOW WE LIVE NOW: SCENES FROM THE PANDEMIC

Written by Hayes, Bill
Winner of the New York City Book Award From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the United States in March 2020 and New York went into total lockdown, writer and photographer Bill Hayes hit the largely deserted streets of Manhattan to try to document-t
February 22, 2022 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Publishing | 160 Pages |
$17.00
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RESCUE AND REVIVAL: NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN, 1989-2018

Written by Long, Gregory
The renaissance of the New York Botanical Garden is told through dozens of engaging episodes that will inspire readers everywhere, from those who steward nonprofit organizations to those whose lives have been enriched by the beauty and educational impact of this remarkable cultural jewel.
June 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Library of American Landscape History | 208 Pages |
$28.00
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WRITING THE CITY: ESSAYS ON NEW YORK

Written by Rogers, Elizabeth Barlow
The eminent preservationist, author, and landscape historian Elizabeth Barlow Rogers is also a committed New Yorker. Writing the City reveals the many facets of her passion as a citizen of the great metropolis and her lifelong efforts to protect and improve it.
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Library of American Landscape History | 208 Pages |
$30.00

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