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LOOK UP!: NEW YORK CITY

Written by Rubin, Lauren
LOOK UP! New York is the first volume of an exciting new series of architecture and design books inspiring architects of all ages. This book is an architecture book, an activity book, a history book and an art book all rolled into one--it explores the rich and fascinating world of building in New York City. It is designed to be an on-the-go, fun and informative architecture book.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oro Editions | 76 Pages |
$24.95

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

Written by DeStefano, Anthony M
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 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Citadel Press | 304 Pages |
$26.00

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

Written by Cohen, Rich
Was he New York City's last pirate . . . or its first gangster? This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, dock by dock--for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire. "History at its best . . .
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Spiegel & Grau | 256 Pages |
$28.00

NEW YORK MOVIES (CLOSE-UPS, BOOK 3)

Written by Little White Lies
The indispensable, illustrated pocket guide to New York movies, from Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen to Lena Dunham and Noah Baumbach.See movies through a new lens with Close-Ups, a series of pocket guides from the award-winning film magazine Little White Lies.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | William Collins | 224 Pages |
$10.99

TIMES SQUARE RED, TIMES SQUARE BLUE 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Written by Delany, Samuel R
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.
April 30, 2019 | Paperback | New York University Press |
$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, in th
May 7, 2019 | Paperback | New York University Press |
$35.00

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

Written by Hood, Clifton
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 23, 2019 | Paperback | Columbia University Press |
$28.00

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

Written by Friss, Evan
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 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 256 Pages |
$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.
April 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 248 Pages |
$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 | 384 Pages |
$28.00

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