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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 | 224 Pages |
$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
"Barron cuts through the noise and provides a devastating account of a city's decline under the delusional leadership of socialists and con men." -- GREG KELLY, host of Newsmax Greg Kelly Reports
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Humanix Books | 304 Pages |
$27.99
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SUGAR, CIGARS, AND REVOLUTION: THE MAKING OF CUBAN NEW YORK

Written by Pérez, Lisandro
Winner, 2020 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York history Honorable Mention, 2019 CASA Literary Prize for Studies on Latinos in the United States, given by La Casa de las Américas The dramatic story of the origins of the Cuban community in nineteenth-century New York.
May 1, 2021 | Paperback | New York University Press | 400 Pages |
$24.00
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GROWING UP BANK STREET: A GREENWICH VILLAGE MEMOIR

Written by Florio, Donna
A vivid memoir of life in one of New York City's most dynamic neighborhoods Growing Up Bank Street is an evocative, tender account of life in Greenwich Village, on a unique street that offered warmth, support, and inspiration to an adventurous and openhearted young girl.
March 9, 2021 | Hardcover | New York University Press | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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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.
July 20, 2021 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 256 Pages |
$25.00
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HARLEM UPRISING: SEGREGATION AND INEQUALITY IN POSTWAR NEW YORK CITY

Written by Hayes, Christopher
In July 1964, after a white police officer shot and killed an African American teenage boy, unrest broke out in Harlem and then Bedford-Stuyvesant. Protests rose up to call for an end to police brutality and the unequal treatment of Black people in a city that viewed itself as liberal.
October 26, 2021 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 352 Pages |
$30.00

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