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  • '21': The Life and Times of New York's Favorite Club

    By Marilyn Kaytor

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670734603
    • Publisher: The Viking Press
    • Published: November 1975
  • 100 New Yorkers: A Guide to Illustrious Lives and Locations

    By Julia Holmes

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781892145314
    • Publisher: The Little Bookroom
    • Published: 2004
    A dazzling miscellany of New Yorkers - writers, artists, athletes, actors, politicians, and famed visitors - and the places where their presence continues to resonate. A biographical sketch of each of the one hundred is followed by descriptions of their homes and haunts. Andy Warhol, John Lennon, Diana Vreeland, Diego Rivera, Dawn Powell, Walt Whitman, Tallulah Bankhead, Truman Capote, Weegee, Babe Ruth and Jackson Pollock are only a few of the luminaries that light up these pages. Indexed by neighborhood, era, and profession, this book includes easy-to-use maps and 100 black-and-white photographs. 250p.
  • 101 Cool Buildings: The Best of New York City Architecture 1999-2009

    By Richard McMillan

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781439243169
    • Publisher: RICHARD MCMILLAN, AIA
    • Published: June 2009
    A visual guidebook to 101 projects over the past ten years embracing innovative architectural design, as opposed to the emphasis on preservation which prevailed through much of the 1990s. This survey illustrates projects that have pushed the architectural envelope, spurred in part by groundbreaking designs by such high-profile architects as Frank Gehry, Santiago Calatrava, and Richard Meier. Projects are listed by location with descriptions, photos and directions. A map guid and index makes lphabetical Index; Index by Architect. Illus., b&w photos. 125p.
  • 102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive inside the Twin Towers

    By Jim Dwyer

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805094213
    • Publisher: Times Books
    • Published: August 2011
    A 10th-anniversary revised edition of a National Book Award finalist traces the hours following the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center to reveal the first-hand experiences of survivors, in a volume that draws on oral reports, e-mails, radio transcripts and cell-phone conversations. Reprint.
  • 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers

    By Jim Dwyer

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780805076820
    • Publisher: Times Books
    • Published: January 2005
    Crossing a bridge of voices to go inside the 9/11 infernos, seeing cataclysm and heroism one person at a time, NY Times reporters Jim Dwyer & Kevin Flynn report solely from the perspective of the people inside the fatally attacked World Trade Center towers. This epic account - of so many chance encounters, moments of grace which mark the border between fear and solace - stalks the boundary between life and death. Assembled from hundreds of interviews with rescue workers & survivors, thousands of pages of oral history and countless phone, e-mail & emergency radio transcripts, the book is harrowing testimony to unprecedented & immense calamity.
  • 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers

    By Jim Dwyer

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805080322
    • Publisher: Times Books
    • Published: January 2006
    By 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, 14,000 people had arrived at the World Trade Center's twin towers, ready to start their workdays. Instead, over the next 102 minutes, each would become part of a drama for the ages. Here, the authors draw on hundreds of interviews with rescuers and survivors, thousands of pages of oral histgories, and countless phone, e-mail, and emergency radio transcripts to tell the story of 9/11 from the inside looking out. A new Afterword incorporates powerful firsthand material, including tapes and documents recently obtained by the authors after years of litigatio. A National Book Award Finalist. Notes, Index. Illus.
  • 1048 Fifth Avenue from Mansion to Museum

    By Andrew S. Dolkart

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111255653
    • Publisher: Neue Galerie New York
    • Published: 2009
  • 110 Stories: New York Writes after September 11

    By Ulrich Baer

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780814799055
    • Publisher: New York University Press
    • Published: 2002
    A collection of stories and poems written by New York writers in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
  • 111 Places in New York That You Must Not Miss

    By Jo-Anne Elikann

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783954510528
    • Publisher: Emons Publishers
    • Published: July 2015
  • 111 Shops in New York That You Must Not Miss: Unique Finds and Local Treasures

    By Susan Lusk

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783954513512
    • Publisher: Emons Publishers
    • Published: November 2014
  • 1185 Park Avenue: A Memoir

    By Anne Roiphe

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780684857312
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • Published: May 1999
    Novelist's memoir of growing up rich and Jewish in New York City in the 1940s and 1950s revisits the brutalities behind the mah-jongg tables, cocktail parties, and summer houses of her family. 275p.
  • 1185 Park Avenue: A Memoir

    By Anne Roiphe

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684857329
    • Publisher: Touchstone
    • Published: May 2000
    The author describes growing up in a family marked by her parents' troubled marriage, its impact on her and her brother, and life on New York's Park Avenue during the 1940s and 1950s.
  • 125th: Time in Harlem

    By Isaac Diggs

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780991092604
    • Publisher: Post Editions
    • Published: May 2014
  • The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair (Images of America)

    By Bill Cotter

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738565347
    • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
    • Published: June 2009
    After enduring 10 harrowing years of the Great Depression, visitors to the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair found welcome relief in the fair's optimistic presentation of the "World of Tomorrow." Pavilions from America's largest corporations and dozens of countries were spread across a 1,216-acre site, showcasing the latest industrial marvels and predictions for the future intermingled with cultural displays from around the world. Well known for its theme structures, the Trylon and Perisphere, the fair was an intriguing mixture of technology, science, architecture, showmanship, and politics. Proclaimed by many as the most memorable world's fair ever held, it predicted wonderful times were ahead for the world even as the clouds of war were gathering. Through vintage photographs, most never published before, The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair recaptures those days when the eyes of the world were on New York and on the future.
  • The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair

    By Bill Cotter

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781467121057
    • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
    • Published: January 2014

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