New York

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IN THE MIDST OF THINGS: THE SOCIAL LIVES OF OBJECTS IN THE PUBLIC SPACES OF NEW YORK CITY

Written by Benediktsson, Mike Owen
How ordinary urban objects influence our behavior, exacerbate inequality, and encourage social change Assumptions about human behavior lie hidden in plain sight all around us, programmed into the design and regulation of the material objects we encounter on a daily basis.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 264 Pages |
$29.95
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BEACON TO THE WORLD: A HISTORY OF LINCOLN CENTER

Written by Polisi, Joseph W
A comprehensive history of the creation and growth of Lincoln Center, exploring the interconnections between politicians, financiers, and performing artists In this comprehensive history of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, longtime Juilliard president Joseph Polisi guides us through the complex convergence of the worlds of politics, finance, and the performing arts throughout th
June 14, 2022 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 336 Pages |
$40.00
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NINETEEN RESERVOIRS: ON THEIR CREATION AND THE PROMISE OF WATER FOR NEW YORK CITY (SIGNED)

Written by Sante, Lucy
Without the nineteen upstate reservoirs that supply its water, New York City as we know it would not exist today. "[Sante] is an endlessly curious writer with a sharp wit and an elegant prose style . . .
August 9, 2022 | Hardcover | Experiment |
$24.95
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LIGHT IN DARK TIMES: THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH AND ITS UNIVERSITY IN EXILE

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January 10, 2023 | Paperback | Columbia University Press |
$28.00
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INVISIBLE CHILD : POVERTY, SURVIVAL & HOPE IN AN AMERICAN CITY

Written by Elliott, Andrea
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER - NATIONAL BESTSELLER - A "vivid and devastating" (The New York Times) portrait of an indomitable girl--from acclaimed journalist Andrea Elliott "From its first indelible pages to its rich and startling conclusion, Invisible Child had me, by turns, stricken, inspired, outraged, illuminated, in tears, and hungering for reimmersion in its Dickensian
May 17, 2022 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 640 Pages |
$20.00
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NEW YORKERS: A CITY AND ITS PEOPLE IN OUR TIME

Written by Taylor, Craig
In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, New York City has been convulsed by terrorist attack, blackout, hurricane, recession, social injustice, and pandemic. New Yorkers weaves the voices of some of the city's best talkers into an indelible portrait of New York in our time--and a powerful hymn to the vitality and resilience of its people.
May 10, 2022 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 432 Pages |
$18.95
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LIBERTY'S CHAIN: SLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE JAY FAMILY OF NEW YORK

Written by Gellman, David N
In Liberty's Chain, David N. Gellman shows how the Jay family, abolitionists and slaveholders alike, embodied the contradictions of the revolutionary age. The Jays of New York were a preeminent founding family.
April 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Three Hills | 544 Pages |
$36.95
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CAVS, JUST A VANDAL FROM THE BRONX: NEW YORK CITY GRAFFITI, 1980S-2010S

Written by Cavalieri, Paul
CAVS (Paul Cavalieri), a prolific and influential Bronx graffiti writer for nearly 40 years, shares hundreds of photos of his work, his progression as an artist, and stories of the New York City graffiti scene through the decades in one colorful volume. From the Wakefield neighborhood in the northern borough of the Bronx, CAVS tells his own story in his own singular voice.
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 256 Pages |
$45.00
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GHOST SIGNS 2: CLUES TO UPTOWN NEW YORK'S PAST

Written by Mastropolo, Frank
Ghost signs hold the secrets of businesses and products that vanished decades ago. Clues to our jobs, schools, places of worship, cafés, and concert halls are hidden in their stories.
July 26, 2022 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 128 Pages |
$19.99
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VANISHING NEW YORK: RUINS ACROSS THE EMPIRE STATE

Written by Lazzaro, John
New York is filled with forsaken buildings, each ravaged by the exploits of modernization, each having fascinating histories. This photographic essay explores over 40 of the most evocative abandoned sites in the Empire State and puts their individual stories in the larger context of New York's historical legacy.
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 208 Pages |
$34.99

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