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The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries
  • Author(s): Emma McLaughlin
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Wanted: One young woman to take care of four-year-old boy. Must be cheerful, enthusiastic and selfless–bordering on masochistic. Must relish sixteen-hour shifts with a deliberately nap-deprived preschooler. Must love getting thrown up on, literally and figuratively, by everyone in...

The Orphanmaster

The Orphanmaster
  • Author(s): Jean Zimmerman
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1663

From a debut novelist, a gripping historical thriller and rousing love story set in seventeenth-century Manhattan It’s 1663 in the tiny, hardscrabble Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, now present-day southern Manhattan. Orphan children are going missing, and among those...

The Other Black Girl

The Other Black Girl
  • Author(s): Zakiya Dalila Harris
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of book publishing. Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being...

The Silence

The Silence
  • Author(s): Don DeLillo
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): The near future

From one of America’s greatest writers, The Silence is a timely and compelling novel about what happens when an unpredictable crisis strikes. It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022. Five people are due to have dinner in...

The Sun Sister

The Sun Sister
  • Author(s): Lucinda Riley
  • Location(s): Lake Naivasha, Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1930s, contemporary

To the outside world, Electra D’Aplièse seems to be the woman with everything: as one of the world’s top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous. Yet beneath the veneer, Electra’s already tenuous control over her state of mind...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue

The Swans of Fifth Avenue
  • Author(s): Melanie Benjamin
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 20th Century

Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially...

The Weekend

The Weekend
  • Author(s): Alan Winnikoff
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): mid 1990s

Set Lower Manhattan The Weekend is the story of two people seeking to discover whether their feelings for each other are strong enough to cast off their current relationships and find something deeper with each other. The story is...

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Author(s): Jordan Belfort
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s

In the 1990s Jordan Belfort, former kingpin of the notorious investment firm Stratton Oakmont, became one of the most infamous names in American finance: a brilliant, conniving stock-chopper who led his merry mob on a wild ride out of...

Trading Up

Trading Up
  • Author(s): Candace Bushnell
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2004

Candace Bushnell is turning heads . . . The New York Times bestseller, now in paperback. When Trading Up was published in July, readers from coast to coast devoured the sharp-witted, Jane Austin-esque story of Janey Wilcox’s unsteady climb to...

Under the Egg

Under the Egg
  • Author(s): Laura Marx Fitzgerald
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): early 21st century

When Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather’s painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance masterpiece underneath. That’s great news for Theo, who’s struggling to hang onto her family’s two-hundred-year-old townhouse...

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