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GOTTI'S BOYS: THE MAFIA CREW THAT KILLED FOR JOHN GOTTI

Meet the men who murdered for the mob--and made John Gotti the most powerful and deadly crime boss in America ... They called him "The Teflon Don." But in his short reign as the head of the Gambino crime family, John Gotti wracked up a lifetime of charges from gambling, extortion, and tax evasion to racketeering, conspiracy, and five convictions of murder. He didn't do it alone.
July 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.00

LAST PIRATE OF NEW YORK: A GHOST SHIP, A KILLER, AND THE BIRTH OF A GANGSTER NATION

Was he New York City's last pirate . . . or its first gangster?
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

NEW YORK MOVIES (CLOSE-UPS, BOOK 3)

The indispensable, illustrated pocket guide to New York movies, from Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen to Lena Dunham and Noah Baumbach.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$10.99

TIMES SQUARE RED, TIMES SQUARE BLUE 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Twentieth anniversary edition of a landmark book that cataloged a vibrant but disappearing neighborhood in New York City In the two decades that preceded the original publication of Times Square Red, Times Square Blue, Forty-second Street, then the most infamous street in America, was being remade into a sanitized tourist haven.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$25.00

STONEWALL RIOTS: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY

On the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, the most important moment in LGBTQ history--depicted by the people who influenced, recorded, and reacted to it. June 28, 1969, Greenwich Village: The New York City Police Department, fueled by bigoted liquor licensing practices and an omnipresent backdrop of homophobia and transphobia, raided the Stonewall Inn, a neighborhood gay bar, i
May 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$35.00

IN PURSUIT OF PRIVILEGE: A HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY'S UPPER CLASS AND THE MAKING OF A METROPOLIS

A history that extends from the 1750s to the present, In Pursuit of Privilege recounts upper-class New Yorkers' struggle to create a distinct world guarded against outsiders, even as economic growth and democratic opportunity enabled aspirants to gain entrance.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$28.00

ON BICYCLES: A 200-YEAR HISTORY OF CYCLING IN NEW YORK CITY

Subways and yellow taxis may be the icons of New York transportation, but it is the bicycle that has the longest claim to New York's streets: two hundred years and counting. Never has it taken to the streets without controversy: 1819 was the year of the city's first bicycle and also its first bicycle ban.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$30.00

CITY OF WORKERS, CITY OF STRUGGLE: HOW LABOR MOVEMENTS CHANGED NEW YORK

From the founding of New Amsterdam until today, working people have helped create and re-create the City of New York through their struggles. Starting with artisans and slaves in colonial New York and ranging all the way to twenty-first-century gig-economy workers, this book tells the story of New York's labor history anew.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$40.00

PLAZA: THE SECRET LIFE OF AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS HOTEL

Written by Satow, Julie
Journalist Julie Satow's thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today's Billionaire Row.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Twelve |
$28.00

GAY NEW YORK: GENDER, URBAN CULTURE, AND THE MAKING OF THE GAY MALE WORLD, 1890-1940

The award-winning, field-defining history of gay life in New York City in the early to mid-20th century
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$22.99

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