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NEW KINGS OF NEW YORK

Written by Piore, Adam
The blood sport that is New York real estate is rife with billion-dollar feuds. There's a story behind every eye-popping apartment sale and audacious new development in New York City, and many of those stories involve the uber-wealthy behaving badly.
May 24, 2022 | Hardcover | Real Deal |
$29.95
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RETAIL GANGSTER: THE INSANE, REAL-LIFE STORY OF CRAZY EDDIE

Written by Weiss, Gary
A biography of the spectacular rise and fall of Eddie Antar, better known as "Crazy Eddie," whose home electronics empire changed the world even as it turned out to be one of the biggest business scams of all time Back in the fall of 2016 we heard the news about the passing of Eddie Antar, "Crazy Eddie" as he was known to millions of people, the man behind the successful chain of electr
August 23, 2022 | Hardcover | Hachette Books |
$29.00
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HOTBED: BOHEMIAN GREENWICH VILLAGE AND THE SECRET CLUB THAT SPARKED MODERN FEMINISM

Written by Scutts, Joanna
The dazzling story of the Greenwich Village feminists who blazed the trail for the movement's most radical ideasOn a Saturday in New York City in 1912, around the wooden tables of a popular Greenwich Village restaurant, a group of women gathered, all of them convinced that they were going to change the world.
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Seal Press (CA) | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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BLOCK IN TIME: A NEW YORK CITY HISTORY AT THE CORNER OF FIFTH AVENUE AND TWENTY-THIRD STREET (SIGNED)

Written by Bird, Christiane
Gotham meets The Island at the Center of the World in this dazzling history of a single block in Manhattan from the Age of Exploration to the present.
March 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 384 Pages |
$28.00
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Written by Dyja, Thomas
A New York Times Notable Book A lively, immersive history by an award-winning urbanist of New York City's transformation, and the lessons it offers for the city's future. Dangerous, filthy, and falling apart, garbage piled on its streets and entire neighborhoods reduced to rubble; New York's terrifying, if liberating, state of nature in 1978 also made it the capital of
March 15, 2022 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster |
$19.99
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BARBIZON: THE HOTEL THAT SET WOMEN FREE

Written by Bren, Paulina
A "captivating portrait" (The Wall Street Journal), both "poignant and intriguing" (The New Republic): from award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the remarkable history of New York's most famous residential hotel and the women who stayed there, including Grace Kelly, Sylvia Plath, and Joan Didion. Welcome to New York's legendary hotel for women, the Barbizon.
March 15, 2022 | PB | Simon & Schuster |
$18.99
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DEADLY DON: VITO GENOVESE, MAFIA BOSS

Written by DeStefano, Anthony M
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author Anthony M. DeStefano presents the definitive book on Vito Genovese, the namesake of a crime family which is still considered one of the most viable and dangerous in the U.S. today.
May 31, 2022 | Paperback | Citadel Press | 356 Pages |
$15.95
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AMERICA'S LAST GREAT NEWSPAPER WAR: THE DEATH OF PRINT IN A TWO-TABLOID TOWN

Written by Jaccarino, Mike
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE WEEK BY THE NEW YORK POST ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIOBOOK A from-the-trenches view of New York Daily News and New York Post runners and photographers as they stop at nothing to break the story and squash their tabloid arch-rivals. When author Mike Jaccarino was offered a job at the Daily News in 2006, he was asked a s
February 1, 2022 | Paperback | Fordham University Press | 336 Pages |
$19.95
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CAPTIVES: HOW RIKERS ISLAND TOOK NEW YORK CITY HOSTAGE

Written by Shanahan, Jarrod
The definitive history of America's most notorious jail and the violent rise of New York City's law-and-order movement Captives combines a thrilling account of Rikers Island's descent into infamy with a dramatic retelling of the last seventy years of New York politics from the vantage point of the city's jails.
May 17, 2022 | Hardcover | Verso | 448 Pages |
$24.95
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AUDACITY OF A KISS: LOVE, ART, AND LIBERATION

Written by Cohen, Leslie
Shortlisted for Lesbian Memoir/Biography Lammy Award Rendered in bronze, covered in white lacquer, two women sit together on a park bench in Greenwich Village. One of the women touches the thigh of her partner as they gaze into each other's eyes.
September 17, 2021 | Hardcover | Rutgers University Press | 265 Pages |
$24.95

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