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Up in the Old Hotel

Up in the Old Hotel
  • Author(s): Joseph Mitchell
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Various

Saloon-keepers and street preachers, gypsies and steel-walking Mohawks, a bearded lady and a 93-year-old “seafoodetarian” who believes his specialized diet will keep him alive for another two decades. These are among the people that Joseph Mitchell immortalized in his...

Vernon Downs

Vernon Downs
  • Author(s): Jaime Clark
  • Location(s): Boston, New York City (NYC), Phoenix
  • Era(s): Modern

This is a moody novel which follows the exploits of Charlie as he gravitates from one woman to the next.

Washington Square

Washington Square
  • Author(s): Henry James
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Second half 1800s

A beautiful book set in old patrician New York, this is the story of a Father and his daughter Catherine – she is courted by Morris Townsend, who is seemingly after her wealth. After her father’s death, he courts...

Well with my Soul

Well with my Soul
  • Author(s): Gregory G Allen
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Tennessee
  • Era(s): Late 1970s/1980s

Jacob and Noah Garrett are brothers harboring a lifelong resentment towards each other while dealing with their own compulsive obsessions. One is a liberal gay man who forsakes his family and moves to New York City from Tennessee where...

When God was a Rabbit

When God was a Rabbit
  • Author(s): Sarah Winman
  • Location(s): Cornwall, Essex, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s- turn of the 21st Century

1968. The year Paris takes to the streets. The year Martin Luther King loses his life for a dream. The year Eleanor Maud Portman is born. Young Elly’s world is shaped by those who inhabit it: her loving but...

When We Were Strangers

When We Were Strangers
  • Author(s): Pamela Schoenewaldt
  • Location(s): Abruzzo, Cleveland, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Late 1800s onwards

Irma Vitale is a young woman in Abruzzo, her Mother dead, her father an alcoholic and she takes the opportunity to sail for America. This is the story of emigration to a new land and what awaits her and...

Where Have You Been?

Where Have You Been?
  • Author(s): Joseph O'Connor
  • Location(s): Dublin, London, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Modern and 19th Century

Ranging from urgently contemporary London and Dublin to New York’s Lower East Side in the nineteenth century, from dark comedy to poignancy, from the wryly provocative to the quietly beautiful, these stories offer a gathering of dreamers and lost...

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