Memoir about Smith's relationship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Intriguing look at artists, writers, musicians in 60's-70's New York.
Year: 2010 Genre: Nonfiction
Comfort Me with Apples
Tales of love, life, and marvelous meals from New York, to China, France, and Los Angeles.
Year: 2001 Genre: Nonfiction
Let the Great World Spin
A novel on the Twin Towers.
Year: 2009 Genre: Fiction
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Year: 1958 Genre: Fiction
The New York Stories
Stories about New York written over the course of Wharton's career.
Year: 1989 Genre: Fiction
Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities
Muratyan presents his unique observation on these cities, featuring visually striking graphics paired with witty, thought-provoking tag lines that celebrate the special details of each city.
Year: 2011 Genre: Nonfiction
Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker
An anthology of superb short fiction by many of the magazine's most accomplished contributors, celebrates the seventy-five-year marriage between a preeminent publication and its preeminent context.
Year: 2007 Genre: Fiction
A Visit from the Goon Squad
With music pulsing on every page, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption.
Year: 2010 Genre: Fiction
Here is New York
In the summer of 1948, E.B. White sat in a New York City hotel room and, sweltering in the heat, wrote a remarkable pristine essay, Here is New York.
Year: 1949 Genre: Nonfiction
Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers
Armed with hundreds of blank maps, Cooper has painstakingly printed by hand and walked Manhattan from end to end. Along her journey she met police officers, homeless people, fashion models, and senior citizens who had lived in Manhattan all their lives.
Year: 2013 Genre: Nonfiction
Waterfront: A Walk Around Manhattan
Fusing history, lore, politics, culture, and on-site adventures, esteemed essayist and author Phillip Lopate takes us on an exuberant, affectionate, and eye-opening excursion around Manhattan's shoreline.
Year: 2008 Genre: Nonfiction
American Venus: The Extraordinary Life of Audrey Munson
The most famous nude model of the Beaux-Arts whose figure graces the top of New Yorks' Municipal Buildlng