Ny History

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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
Gold Medalist, 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the U.S.
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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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
By an acclaimed historian, a sweeping history of the peoples who have come to New York for four centuries: a defining American story of millions of immigrants, hundreds of languages, and one great city.New York has been America's city of immigrants for nearly four centuries.
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 From TV's "real housewives" to The Wolf of Wall Street, our popular culture portrays the wealthy as materialistic and entitled. But what do we really know about those who live on "easy street"?
August 29, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 328 Pages |
$29.95

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