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New York/Brooklyn
Books related to New York, but especially Brooklyn!


  
Three Films
Smoke, Blue in the Face, and Lulu on the Bridge
by Paul Auster
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
From The New York Trilogy to" The Book of Illusions, Paul Auster's novels have earned him a reputation as "one of American's most spectacularly inventive writers." Here, published together for the first time, are the screenplays of the three films  [ more ]

  
110 Stories - New York Writes After September 11
by Ulrich Baer, Editor
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The First Collection Of New York Literary Writers Responding To September 11. New York is a city of writers. And when the city was attacked on 9/11, its writers began to do what writers do, they began to look and  [ more ]

  
Slavery and the Making of New York
The African American Experience
by Ira Berlin, Editor
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The recent discovery of the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan reminded Americans that slavery in the United States was not merely a phenomenon of the antebellum South. In fact, for most of its history New York was a slave city.  [ more ]

  
Garden Guide: New York City
by Nancy Berner
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
From the giant topiary of an airplane in the Queens Botanical Garden to the mannered space of the Frick Collection, this book tells the stories of more than 100 gardens in New York City. In addition to describing a variety  [ more ]

  
Brooklyn Pops Up by Brooklyn Public Library
Gift Book
Retail Price: $9.99 
Brooklyn Pops Up celebrates the diverse borough of Brooklyn, New York, with pop-ups by the world's best illustrators and paper engineers. In this dimensional tour of Brooklyn icons you will visit:
  • Brooklyn Children by Maurice Sendak
  • Brooklyn Brownstones by  [ more ]

  
Mama Lola - A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn
by Karen McCarthy Brown
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Karen McCarthy Brown's classic book shatters stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores the importance of women's religious practices along with related themes of family and of social change. Weaving several  [ more ]

  
New York - An Illustrated History
by Ric Burns
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
This lavish and handsomely produced book captures all the beauty, complexity, and power of New York -- the city that seems the very embodiment of ambition, aspiration, romance, desire; the city that has epitomized the entire parade of modern life,  [ more ]

  
Gotham - A History of New York City to 1898
by Edwin G. Burrows
Trade Paperback
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In Gotham, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace have produced a monumental work of history, one that ranges from the Indian tribes that settled in and around the island of Manna-hata, to the consolidation of the five boroughs into Greater  [ more ]

  
The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
by Robert A. Caro
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One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes  [ more ]

  
Times Square Red, Times Square Blue
by Samuel R. Delany
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Long the most infamous street in America, in recent years Forty-Second Street has been remade into a sanitized tourist haven. In the forced disappearance of peep shows and street hustlers, to make room for a Disney store, a children's theater,  [ more ]


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