Ny History

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PRINCE: ANDREW CUOMO, CORONAVIRUS, AND THE FALL OF NEW YORK

Written by Barkan, Ross
Governor Andrew Cuomo, scion of Mario Cuomo, is today as famous as his father, also a governor of New York state for three terms. Like Robert Moses, he is one of New York's great and infamous power brokers.
June 29, 2021 | Paperback | OR Books | 256 Pages |
$17.00
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AND THE CATEGORY IS...: INSIDE NEW YORK'S VOGUE, HOUSE, AND BALLROOM COMMUNITY

Written by Tucker, Ricky
An Electric Literature "Most Anticipated LGBTQ+ Book of 2022" Selection A love letter to the legendary Black and Latinx LGBTQ underground subculture, uncovering its abundant legacy and influence in popular culture. What is Ballroom? Not a song, a documentary, a catchphrase, a TV show, or an individual pop star.
January 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Beacon Press | 248 Pages |
$25.95
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MADAM: THE BIOGRAPHY OF POLLY ADLER, ICON OF THE JAZZ AGE

Written by Applegate, Debby
The compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping story of the life of a notorious madam who played hostess to every gangster, politician, writer, sports star and Cafe Society swell worth knowing, and who as much as any single figure helped make the twenties roar--from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Most Famous Man in America. A fast-paced tale of ...
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 576 Pages |
$32.50
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NEW YORK'S FINEST: THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE NYPD AND THE HERO COPS WHO SAVE THE CITY

Written by Daly, Michael
The gritty, true blue story of two remarkable cops and an equally extraordinary nurse who provided the spirit and smarts that transformed Fear City into the safest big city in America. NEW YORK'S FINEST is the story of a city's transformation through the tireless efforts of Detective Steven McDonald, Nurse Justiniano, Jack Maple, and a host of hero cops--including the great niece of Jaz
December 7, 2021 | Hardcover | Twelve | 432 Pages |
$30.00
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GOLDEN BOY: A MURDER AMONG THE MANHATTAN ELITE

Written by Glatt, John
In Golden Boy, New York Times bestselling author John Glatt tells the true story of Thomas Gilbert Jr., the handsome and charming New York socialite accused of murdering his father, a Manhattan millionaire and hedge fund founder. By all accounts, Thomas Gilbert Jr. led a charmed life.
July 20, 2021 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 320 Pages |
$28.99
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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 18, 2021 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 736 Pages |
$40.00
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MARVELOUS MANHATTAN: STORIES OF THE RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND SHOPS THAT MAKE THIS CITY SPECIAL

Written by Nadelson, Reggie
"A timely read. . . . [Nadelson's] reporting, all from a personal lens, is up-to-date. . . . Like chocolate chips in a cookie, the book is studded with delicious photos old and new."
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers |
$24.95
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JEWISH METROPOLIS: NEW YORK CITY FROM THE 17TH TO THE 21ST CENTURY

The Jewish Metropolis: New York City from the 17th to the 21st Century covers the entire sweep of the history of the largest Jewish community of all time.
April 13, 2021 | PB | Academic Studies Press |
$23.95
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SUNNYSIDE GARDENS: PLANNING AND PRESERVATION IN A HISTORIC GARDEN SUBURB

Written by Kroessler, Jeffrey A
The first book devoted to this landmark of architecture, urban planning, and social engineering Situated in the borough of Queens, New York, Sunnyside Gardens has been an icon of urbanism and planning since its inception in the 1920s.
April 6, 2021 | Paperback | Fordham University Press | 272 Pages |
$34.95
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LAST DAYS OF NEW YORK: A REPORTER'S TRUE TALE OF HOW A CITY DIED

Written by Barron, Seth
The growing number of elected Socialists and other progressives, including Mayor de Blasio, have given Barron enough targets to fill a book, The Last Days of New York, that even the most dyed-in-the-wool lefties ought to read. -- Errol Lewis, New York Daily News "Seth Barron has covered New York for a very long time.
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Humanix Books | 304 Pages |
$27.99

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