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New York Print Media
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The New Yorker Magazine [est. 1925] subscription
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Selected Books About New York

David Mason, Colorado Poet Laureate

Selected Non-Fiction & Memoir Books About New York City
browse travel books about New York State U.S.A. at Amazon

"How the Other Half Lives, Special Illustrated Edition" [orig 1890, 10/2009] by Jacob Riis
http://www.amazon.com/Other-Half-Lives-Special-Illustrated/dp/1438296630/

"The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge" [1942] by Hildegarde H. Swift, Illustrated by Lynd Ward
http://www.amazon.com/Little-Lighthouse-Great-Gray-Bridge/dp/0152045732/
the George Washington Bridge in New York City and the Little Red Lighthouse that stands watching over the Hudson River.

"New York: Confidential!" [1948] by Jack Lait & Lee Mortimer
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-confidential-Jack-Lait/dp/B0006ARLIS/

"Here Is New York" [1949] by E.B. White [1899-1985]
http://www.amazon.com/Here-New-York-E-B-White/dp/1892145022/

"Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto: Negro New York, 1890-1930" [1966] by Gilbert Osofsky
http://www.amazon.com/Harlem-Making-Ghetto-Negro-1890-1930/dp/1566631041/

Gramercy Park, American Bloomsbury book by Carole Klein  "Gramercy Park: An American Bloomsbury" [1987] by Carole Klein
The exclusive gated community of Gramercy Park in New York City was built in the 1840s by developer Samuel B. Ruggles, and became a Victorian-era literary hotbed, often compared to England's Bloomsbury Group. Residents and visitors included George Bellows, Sarah Bernhardt, stage actor Edwin Booth, William Cullen Bryant, Peter Cooper, Charles Dickens, Cyrus Field, publisher James Harper, writer O. Henry, Henry James, Herman Melville, William Thackeray, Gov. Samuel Tilden, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, architect Stanford White, and Walt Whitman
Johns Hopkins Univ Press 9x6 pb [1999] out of print/used
Houghton Mifflin 9x6 hardcover [11/87] out of print/many used

"Inventing Times Square: Commerce and Culture at the Crossroads of the World" (4/1996] by William R. Taylor
http://www.amazon.com/Inventing-Times-Square-Commerce-Crossroads/dp/0801853370/

"Old New York In Picture Postcards: 1900-1945" [7/1999] by Jack H. Smith 1879511436

"The Stork Club: America's Most Famous Nightspot - and the Lost World of Caf้ Society"
[Little, Brown & Co. 2000] by Ralph Blumenthal

Harpo Speaks About New York book by Harpo Marx & Rowland Barber  "Harpo Speaks . . . About New York" [2001]
by Harpo Marx, with Rowland Barber, Introduction by E.L. Doctorow

Little Bookroom hardcover [2005] out of print/used

"Wonderful Town: New York Stories From The New Yorker" [5/2001] Edited by Susan Choi
http://www.amazon.com/Wonderful-Town-Stories-Library-Paperbacks/dp/037575752X/

"Lost New York In Old Post Cards" [8/2001] by Rod Kennedy 1586850415

"Broadway: An Encyclopedia" [11/2003] by Ken Bloom
http://www.amazon.com/Broadway-Encyclopedia-Ken-Bloom/dp/0415937043/

"Everyone Comes to Elaine's: Forty Years of Movie Stars, All-Stars, Literary Lions, Financial Scions, Top Cops,..." [3/2004] by A. E. Hotchner
http://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Comes-Elaines-All-Stars-Politicians/dp/006053818X/

"Times Square Style: Graphics From The Golden Age of Broadway" [8/2004] by Steven Heller & Vicki Gold Levi
http://www.amazon.com/Times-Square-Style-Graphics-Broadway/dp/1568984901/

http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Literary-Imagination-Twentieth/dp/0786430710/ [11/2007]

"The Encyclopedia of New York City" [12/2010] edited by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood 0300114656

"Capitol of The World: A Portrait of New York City In The Roaring Twenties" [6/2011] by David Wallace
http://www.amazon.com/Capital-World-Portrait-Roaring-Twenties/dp/0762770104/

"Gunfighter In Gotham: Bat Masterson's New York City Years" [2/2013] by Robert K. DeArment
http://www.amazon.com/Gunfighter-Gotham-Mastersons-York-Years/dp/0806142634/

"Humans of New York" [10/2013 bestseller] by photographer Brandon Stanton
http://www.amazon.com/Humans-New-York-Brandon-Stanton/dp/1250038820/

previous collection of writers talking about leaving New York, "Goodbye to All That" [10/2013]
http://www.amazon.com/Goodbye-All-That-Writers-Leaving/dp/1580054943/

"Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto" [12/2013] by Camilo Jos้ Vergara
http://www.amazon.com/Harlem-Unmaking-Historical-Studies-America/dp/0226853365/

"Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakeable Love for New York" [Touchstone, 27 essays, 10/2014]
edited by Sari Botton, editor 9781476784403

"Little Humans of New York" [10/2014] by photographer Brandon Stanton
http://www.amazon.com/Little-Humans-Brandon-Stanton/dp/0374374562/

"Humans of New York: Stories" [St. Martin's Press, 10/2015] by photographer Brandon Stanton ISBN 1250058902

http://www.amazon.com/1964-1965-New-York-Worlds-Fair/dp/0738557455/
http://www.amazon.com/ABC-NYC-Book-About-Seeing/dp/0810958546/
http://www.amazon.com/About-New-York-Francis-Clines/dp/007011384X/
http://www.amazon.com/About-Town-Yorker-World-First/dp/0684816059/
http://www.amazon.com/BMF-Meech-Black-Mafia-Family/dp/0312674155/
http://www.amazon.com/Brave-Girl-Shirtwaist-Makers-Strike/dp/0061804428/
http://www.amazon.com/Bridges-New-York-City/dp/048641230X/
http://www.amazon.com/CBGB-OMFUG-Thirty-Years-Underground/dp/0810957868/
http://www.amazon.com/Central-Park-American-Masterpiece-Comprehensive/dp/0810939460/
http://www.amazon.com/Central-Park-Five-Untold-Infamous/dp/0307387984/
http://www.amazon.com/City-Beneath-Us-Building-Subway/dp/0393057976/
http://www.amazon.com/Colony-New-Netherland-Settlement-Seventeenth-Century/dp/0801475163/
http://www.amazon.com/Coney-Island-Found-Charles-Denson/dp/1580084559/
http://www.amazon.com/Curious-New-Yorker-Fascinating-Surprising/dp/0812930029/
http://www.amazon.com/Down-These-Mean-Streets-Thomas/dp/0679781420/ = 1977
http://www.amazon.com/Elizabeth-Street-Laurie-Fabiano/dp/0547744943/
http://www.amazon.com/Emmas-Poem-Voice-Statue-Liberty/dp/0544105087/
http://www.amazon.com/Feel-Relatively-Neutral-About-York/dp/0811874567/
http://www.amazon.com/Five-Points-Nineteenth-Century-York-Neighborhood-ebook/dp/B007SNU0QG/
http://www.amazon.com/Gangland-New-York-Places-History/dp/1493006002/
http://www.amazon.com/Gangs-New-York-Informal-Underworld/dp/0307388980/
http://www.amazon.com/Gay-New-York-Culture-1890-1940/dp/0465026214/
http://www.amazon.com/Gotham-History-York-City-1898/dp/0195140494/
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Central-Oyster-Restaurant-Cookbook/dp/1617690619/
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Central-Station-Transformed-America/dp/1455525960/
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Central-Terminal-Years-Landmark/dp/1584799943/
http://www.amazon.com/Great-Bridge-Story-Building-Brooklyn/dp/067145711X/
http://www.amazon.com/High-Line-Inside-Story-Citys/dp/0374532990/
http://www.amazon.com/Island-Center-World-Manhattan-Forgotten/dp/1400078679/
http://www.amazon.com/Island-Vice-Theodore-Roosevelts-Sin-Loving/dp/0767926196/
http://www.amazon.com/Just-Kids-Bronx-Telling-History/dp/1627790950/
http://www.amazon.com/Ladies-Gentlemen-Bronx-Burning-Baseball/dp/0312424302/
http://www.amazon.com/Life-At-Dakota-Unusual-Address/dp/081560338X/
http://www.amazon.com/Lost-New-York-Marcia-Reiss/dp/1862059357/
http://www.amazon.com/Maggie-Writings-Annotated-Literary-Collection-ebook/dp/B006JG0UTK/
http://www.amazon.com/Mannahatta-Natural-History-York-City/dp/1419707485/
http://www.amazon.com/Mob-City-Hidden-History-Captured/dp/161614923X/
http://www.amazon.com/My-City-New-York-Favorite/dp/0762771399/
http://www.amazon.com/My-New-York-Celebrities-About/dp/8854408557/
http://www.amazon.com/Never-Knew-That-About-York/dp/0142180637/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-70s-Allan-Tannenbaum/dp/1590207025/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Apple-Quote-Book/dp/0486478661/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-City-Draft-Riots/dp/0803234538/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-City-History-Kids/dp/1883052939/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Cookbook-Firehouses-Restaurants/dp/089480698X/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Irish-Ronald-Bayor/dp/0801857643/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Nobody-Knows-Walking/dp/0691169705/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Photographers-Marla-Kennedy/dp/0847835847/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Portrait-Reuel-Golden/dp/3836505142/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-September-David-Halberstam/dp/1576871304/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Subways-Illustrated-History/dp/0801879221/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Times-Book-Stories/dp/1579128017/
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Underground-Anatomy-City/dp/0415963109/
http://www.amazon.com/Newcomers-Handbook-Moving-Living-York/dp/0912301961/
http://www.amazon.com/North-Brother-Island-Empire-Editions/dp/0823257711/
http://www.amazon.com/NYPD-Confidential-Corruption-Countrys-Greatest-ebook/dp/B002LA0ANY/
http://www.amazon.com/Only-New-York-Remarkable-Provocative/dp/031232605X/
http://www.amazon.com/Orchard-Street-New-York-Immigrant/dp/0887765807/
http://www.amazon.com/Other-Islands-New-York-City/dp/0881509450/
http://www.amazon.com/Place-Where-We-Dwell-Reading/dp/0757590179/
http://www.amazon.com/Place-Where-We-Dwell-Reading/dp/0757546161/
http://www.amazon.com/PLACE-WHERE-WE-DWELL-READING/dp/0757520502/
http://www.amazon.com/Poems-Everymans-Library-Pocket-Poets/dp/0375415041/
http://www.amazon.com/Power-Broker-Robert-Moses-Fall/dp/0394720245/
http://www.amazon.com/Queens-Notes-Facts-Forgotten-Borough/dp/1432754130/
http://www.amazon.com/Robert-Moses-Master-Builder-York/dp/1907704965/
http://www.amazon.com/Robert-Moses-Modern-City-Transformation/dp/0393732436/
http://www.amazon.com/Shambling-Guide-York-City-Guides/dp/0316221171/
http://www.amazon.com/Shutting-Out-Sky-Tenements-1880-1924/dp/0439375908/
http://www.amazon.com/Sidewalk-Mitchell-Duneier/dp/0374527253/
http://www.amazon.com/Stonewall-Riots-That-Sparked-Revolution/dp/0312671938/
http://www.amazon.com/Stories-Freedom-Black-New-York/dp/0674025784/
http://www.amazon.com/Story-Statue-Liberty-Betsy-Maestro/dp/0688087469/
http://www.amazon.com/Takedown-Fall-Last-Mafia-Empire/dp/0399148752/
http://www.amazon.com/This-New-York-Miroslav-Sasek/dp/0789308843/
http://www.amazon.com/Triangle-Ground-Yorks-Bloods-Crips/dp/1493007602/
http://www.amazon.com/Truth-About-New-York-Long-Term/dp/0989398676/
http://www.amazon.com/Vivian-Maier-Street-Photographer/dp/1576875776/
http://www.amazon.com/Westies-Inside-New-Yorks-Irish/dp/0312362846/
http://www.amazon.com/Whatever-Takes-Geoffrey-Canadas-America/dp/0547247966/
http://www.amazon.com/Whats-Great-About-York-States/dp/1467745278/
http://www.amazon.com/Wonderful-Town-Stories-Library-Paperbacks/dp/037575752X/
http://www.amazon.com/Wolf-Wall-Street-Jordan-Belfort/dp/0553384775/
http://www.amazon.com/Writing-New-York-Literary-Anthology/dp/1598530216/
http://www.amazon.com/York-City-Drivers-Joke-Book/dp/0446344877/
http://www.amazon.com/York-City-Radio-Images-America/dp/0738598097/

Selected Non-Fiction & Memoir Books About New York State
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http://www.amazon.com/Adirondacks-History-Americas-First-Wilderness/dp/0805059903/
http://www.amazon.com/City-Edge-Buffalo-York-present/dp/1591024579/
http://www.amazon.com/Empire-State-History-New-York/dp/0801489911/
http://www.amazon.com/Gangsters-Organized-Crime-Buffalo-Headquarters/dp/1609495640/
http://www.amazon.com/Road-Woodstock-Michael-Lang/dp/0061576581/
http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-New-York-Defining-Excelsior/dp/1438456581/
http://www.amazon.com/Woodswoman-Living-Alone-Adirondack-Wilderness/dp/0140153349/

Selected Fiction Books About New York

mystery author Margaret Coel lives in Boulder, Colorado

Manhattan Stories From The Heart of A Great City anthology  "Manhattan: Stories From The Heart of A Great City" [1954]
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Damon Runyon, Stephen Crane, Edith Wharton,
John O'Hara, Irwin Shaw, and others
Bantam mass pb [1954] out of print/scarce
Bantam mass pb [1954] out of print/scarce

Brooklyn Noir stories edited by Tim McLoughlin   "Brooklyn Noir" [19 stories 2004] Edited by Tim McLoughlin
Akashic Books 8¼x5¼ pb [7/2004] for $11.17
"Brooklyn Noir 2: The Classics" [2005] Edited by Tim McLoughlin
Akashic Books 8¼x5¼ pb [6/2005] for $11.96
"Brooklyn Noir 3: Nothing But The Truth" [2008] Edited by Tim McLoughlin
Akashic Books 8¼x5¼ pb [5/2008] for $11.96
more cities in the Akashic Noir Series
Manhattan Noir stories edited by Lawrence Block  "Manhattan Noir" [15 stories 2006] Edited by Lawrence Block
Akashic Books 8x5¼ pb [4/2006] for $12.44
brand-new stories by Charles Ardai, Carol Lea Benjamin, editor Block, Thomas H. Cook, Jeffery Deaver, Jim Fusilli, Robert Knightly, John Lutz, Liz Martํnez, Maan Meyers, Martin Meyers, S.J. Rozan, Justin Scott, C.J. Sullivan, and Xu Xi
"Manhattan Noir 2: The Classics" [20 stories 2006] Edited by Lawrence Block
Akashic Books 8x5¼ pb [9/2008] for $14.04
20 classic stories & poems by Geoffrey Bartholomew, editor Block, Jerome Charyn, Stephen Crane, Horace Gregory, O. Henry, Clark Howard, Langston Hughes, Evan Hunter, Susan Isaacs, Barry N. Malzberg, Jerrold Mundis, Joyce Carol Oates, Edgar Allan Poe, Damon Runyon, Irwin Shaw, Jerome Weidman, Donald E. Westlake, Edith Wharton, and Cornell Woolrich • more cities in the Akashic Noir Series
Bronx Noir stories edited by S.J. Rozan  "Bronx Noir" [19 stories 2007] Edited by S.J. Rozan
Akashic Books 8x5¼ pb [8/2007] for $13.63
brand-new stories by Thomas Adcock, Kevin Baker, Thomas Bentil, Lawrence Block, Jerome Charyn, Suzanne Chazin, Terrence Cheng, Ed Dee, Joanne Dobson, Robert Hughes, Marlon James, Sandra Kitt, Rita Laken, Miles Marshall Lewis, Pat Picciarelli, Abraham Rodriguez Jr., editor Rozan, Steven Torres, and Joe Wallace
more cities in the Akashic Noir Series

http://www.amazon.com/Queens-Noir-Akashic-Robert-Knightly/dp/1933354402/
http://www.amazon.com/Wall-Street-Noir-Akashic/dp/1933354232/

"Gramercy Park: A Story of New York" [1892 novel] by John Seymour Wood

"Ragtime: A Novel" [] by E.L. Doctorow
http://www.amazon.com/Ragtime-Novel-Modern-Library-Novels/dp/0812978188/

year 2000

"Murder On Gramercy Park (Gaslight Mystery Series)" [2001 mystery novel] by Victoria Thompson

"Gramercy Park" [2003] historical novel set in 1894 by Paula Cohen

"New York: The Novel" [9/2010] by Edward Rutherfurd
http://www.amazon.com/New-York-Novel-Edward-Rutherfurd/dp/0345497422/

soon

"No Irish Need Apply: A Novel About New York City's Hell's Kitchen in the Mid-1800s" [4/2015] by John Finucane & John Vedder
http://www.amazon.com/No-Irish-Need-Apply-Mid-1800s/dp/1634980980/

http://www.amazon.com/Bright-Lights-Big-City-McInerney/dp/0394726413/
http://www.amazon.com/City-Dreams-Novel-Amsterdam-Manhattan/dp/0684871734/
http://www.amazon.com/Devil-Wears-Prada-Novel/dp/0767914767/
http://www.amazon.com/Heart-City-Stories-Serendipity-Streets/dp/0306820803/
http://www.amazon.com/Journal-Finn-Reardon-newsie-America/dp/0439188946/
http://www.amazon.com/Street-Novel-Ann-Petry/dp/0395901499/ = 1946
http://www.amazon.com/Uprising-Margaret-Peterson-Haddix/dp/1416911723/



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