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Rooted in the Hood

Rooted in the Hood
  • Author(s): Anna Angelidakis
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Photography
  • Era(s): Modern

Rooted in the Hood is a photo essay celebrating the community gardens of New York City and the people who create, cultivate, and enjoy them. The late 60s and 70s witnessed the devastation of New York City, with many...

Someday Everything Will All Make Sense

Someday Everything Will All Make Sense
  • Author(s): Carol LaHines
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): present day

Someday Everything Will All Make Sense follows Luther van der Loon, an eccentric harpsichordist and professor of early music, as he navigates the stages of grief after the untimely death of his mother. Luther obsesses over burial practices, rails...

Dinner with Edward

Dinner with Edward
  • Author(s): Isabel Vincent
  • Location(s): Manhattan, Roosevelt Island
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Earlier 2000s

A charming, tender and life-affirming memoir of a woman’s unlikely bond with a 93-year-old widower With its delicious food, warm jazz, and stunning views of Manhattan, Edward’s home was a much-needed refuge for reporter Isabel Vincent. Her recently widowed...

Park Avenue Summer

Park Avenue Summer
  • Author(s): Renée Rosen
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s

Renee Rosen draws readers into the glamorous New York City of 1965 and Cosmopolitan magazine, where a brazen new editor-in-chief Helen Gurley Brown – shocks America and saves a dying publication by daring to talk to women about all...

The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece
  • Author(s): Fiona Davis
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1928 and 1974

Takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women strive to make their mark on a world set against them. In 1928 25 year-old Clara is a talented illustrator, with dreams...

Elevator Pitch

Elevator Pitch
  • Author(s): Linwood Barclay
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

It begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in Manhattan. Each presses the button for their floor, but the elevator climbs, non-stop, to the top where it pauses for a few seconds, before dropping. Right to...

The Wife

The Wife
  • Author(s): Alafair Burke
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Manhattan, The Hamptons
  • Genre(s): Psychological Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

The stunning new domestic thriller from the New York Times-bestselling, Edgar-nominated author of The Ex When Angela met Jason Powell, while catering a function in the Hamptons, she assumed their romance would be a fling. But, Jason, a brilliant...

Too Far

Too Far
  • Author(s): Jason Starr
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Thriller, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Jack Harper isn’t a bad man, but he’s stuck in a loveless marriage with a mediocre job just trying to keep sober. The only good thing in his life is his son. When an old college friend introduces him...

Mrs March

Mrs March
  • Author(s): Virginia Feito
  • Location(s): Upper East Side
  • Genre(s): Psychological Thriller, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern with a 1950s vibe

George March’s latest novel is a smash hit. None could be prouder than Mrs. March, his dutiful wife, who revels in his accolades and relishes the lifestyle and status his success brings. A creature of routine and decorum, Mrs....

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
  • Author(s): Kathleen Rooney
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century

She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for Macy’s department store to become the highest paid advertising woman in the world. Now it s the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years...

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