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Brooklyn Noir 3 (Nothing but the Truth)

Brooklyn Noir 3 (Nothing but the Truth)

Author(s): Tim McLoughlin

Location(s): Brooklyn

Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories

Era(s): Various

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An anthology of short stories under the editorship of Tim McLoughlin set in Brookly, some noir, essentially factual.

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Bull Street

Bull Street

Author(s): David Lender

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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Bull Street is the story of Richard Blum, a naïve, young Wall Streeter who gives a jaded billionaire the chance for redemption, as they team up to bring down an insider trading ring before they wind up in jail...

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Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White

Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White

Author(s): Emily Bernard

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Biography, Historical

Era(s): First half 1900s

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Van Vechten’s theater of life unfolded across Manhattan: both in opulent drawing rooms and at formal dining tables as well as Harlem “rent parties” or at smoky Uptown clubs. He “lived at the intersection of black and white,” writes...

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Carol

Carol

Author(s): Patricia Highsmith

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): 1952

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Therese is just an ordinary sales assistant working in a New York department store when a beautiful, alluring woman in her thirties walks up to her counter. Standing there, Therese is wholly unprepared for the first shock of love....

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Christmas at Tiffany’s

Christmas at Tiffany’s

Author(s): Karen Swan

Location(s): London, New York City (NYC), Paris

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Cassie settled down too young, marrying her first serious boyfriend. Now, ten years later, she is betrayed and broken. With her marriage in tatters and no career or home of her own, she needs to work out where she...

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City of Girls

City of Girls

Author(s): Elizabeth Gilbert

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Retrospective 1940s/50s/60s

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It is the summer of 1940. Nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris arrives in New York with her suitcase and sewing machine, exiled by her despairing parents. Although her quicksilver talents with a needle and commitment to mastering the perfect hair roll...

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City of Hope

City of Hope

Author(s): Kate Kerrigan

Location(s): County Mayo, New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1930s

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An uplifting, inspiring and heart-warming story of a woman truly ahead of her time. Of loves lost and found, of courage and determination. It is the 1930s and when her beloved husband, John, suddenly dies, young Ellie Hogan decides...

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city-pick New York

city-pick New York

Author(s): Heather Reyes (Editor)

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Various

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New York is one of the most exciting and pulsating cities on earth. Here over seventy dazzling writers celebrate the richness and diversity of this amazing metropolis – the latest in this unique series featuring the best-ever writing on...

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Dog Fight

Dog Fight

Author(s): Matt Burgess

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

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Set Queens. lfredo Batista has some worries. Okay, a lot of worries. His older brother, Jose-sorry, Tariq-is returning from a stretch in prison after an unsuccessful robbery, a burglary that Alfredo was supposed to be part of. So now...

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Eat The City

Eat The City

Author(s): Robin Shulman

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Gastro, Nonfiction

Era(s): Modern and Various

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New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It’s a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete. Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin...

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