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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.
  • 1000 Things to Do in New York City

    By Time Out

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781846700859
    • Publisher: Time Out Guides Ltd.
    • Published: September 2008
    Packed with 1,000 original and inspirational ideas of what to do in the city that never ceases to amaze, this is a book for seen-it-all-before New Yorkers as well as freshly arriving tourists. An indispensable handbook that will never leave you wondering what to do with your free time. It's also a delightful armchair read. The content includes unusual takes on well-known hotspots, legendary New Yorkers' favorite things to do, top views, secret eats and must-visit bars. Suggestions run from special-event experiences to everyday pleasures, many of them absolutely free. Think you know New York? Hello! A-Z Index; Thematic Index. Illus., color photography throughout. 320p.
  • 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.
  • 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: $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: $11.00
    • 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
  • The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair

    By Bill Cotter

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738536064
    • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
    • Published: July 2004
    The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair was the largest international exhibition ever built in the United States. More than one hundred fifty pavilions and exhibits spread over six hundred forty-six acres helped the fair live up to its reputation as "the Billion-Dollar Fair." With the cold war in full swing, the fair offered visitors a refreshingly positive view of the future, mirroring the official theme: Peace through Understanding. Guests could travel back in time through a display of full-sized dinosaurs, or look into a future where underwater hotels and flying cars were commonplace. They could enjoy Walt Disney's popular shows, or study actual spacecraft flown in orbit. More than fifty-one million guests visited the fair before it closed forever in 1965. The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair captures the history of this event through vintage photographs, published here for the first time.

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