Ny History

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SUNNY'S NIGHTS: LOST AND FOUND AT A BAR ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

Written by Sultan, Tim
Imagine that Alice had walked into a bar instead of falling down the rabbit hole. In the tradition of J. R.
March 20, 2018 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 288 Pages |
$17.00
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LOST BRITISH FORTS OF LONG ISLAND

Written by Griffin, David M
Author David M. Griffin uncovers the lost history and harrowing stories of Long Island's British forts.
July 17, 2017 | Paperback | History Press | 144 Pages |
$28.99
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PATRIOT NUMBER ONE: AMERICAN DREAMS IN CHINATOWN

Written by Hilgers, Lauren
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BYNew York Times Critics - Wall Street Journal - Kirkus Reviews Christian Science Monitor - San Francisco ChronicleFinalist for the PEN Jacqueline Bograd Weld Biography Award
March 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 336 Pages |
$27.00
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BROADWAY: A HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY IN THIRTEEN MILES

Written by Leadon, Fran
In the early seventeenth century, in a backwater Dutch colony, there was a wide, muddy cow path that the settlers called the Brede Wegh. As the street grew longer, houses and taverns began to spring up alongside it.
April 17, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 528 Pages |
$35.00
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FEAR CITY: NEW YORK'S FISCAL CRISIS AND THE RISE OF AUSTERITY POLITICS

Written by Phillips-Fein, Kim
PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST An epic, riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster--and an anatomy of the austerity politics that continue to shape the world today When the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible. How could the country's largest metropolis fail?
April 10, 2018 | Paperback | Picador USA | 432 Pages |
$20.00
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CREATIVE DESTRUCTION OF NEW YORK CITY: ENGINEERING THE CITY FOR THE ELITE

Written by Busà, Alessandro
Bill de Blasio's campaign rhetoric focused on a tale of two cities: rich and poor New York. He promised to value the needs of poor and working-class New Yorkers, making city government work better for everyone-not just those who thrived during Bloomberg's tenure as mayor.
September 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 360 Pages |
$29.95
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FINEST BUILDING IN AMERICA: THE NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE, 1853-1858

Written by Burrows, Edwin G
When first opened to the public in 1853, New York's Crystal Palace created a sensation. Those who had seen London's Crystal Palace, the structure it was openly intended to emulate, argued that America's copy far surpassed it.
February 7, 2018 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 264 Pages |
$19.95
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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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