Best nonfiction books about new york city

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New York City Books

The 25 best books about New York City history

As we follow the personal journey of this Pencey Preparatory student, we see the main sights of NYC along the way. Holden starts his visit with an unsuccessful time at a nightclub in Greenwich Village , but his spirits increase slightly after having a pleasant conversation in Grand Central Station. To top off the typical NYC experience, he reminisces about his childhood visits to the Museum of National History, and constantly worries about the ducks swimming in the lagoon at Central Park. The book is based off a magazine article he wrote for Holiday magazine, expressing his appreciation for the city. Robert Caro takes us inside the accomplishments of Robert Moses , showcasing his service to the community. This book will give tourists a great appreciation of the construction and architectural designs they will encounter during their trip, such as the beautiful parks Moses created that earned him his reputation, as well as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

The outcome is a collection of colorful, charming, and quirky renderings of the island. The images usually contain no humans but often feature vibrantly green flora of some sort—a sharp addition to the otherwise bleak color palate. Change happens so quickly in New York City, and as a result, many buildings are easily forgotten. However, it is arguably the best modern rags-to-riches, dream-realization story that New York is known for. His memoir examining of race, faith, perseverance, and family is perfectly complemented by the New York setting.

At least, that's what I've learned from the steady stream of books about New York City that have graced my bookshelves over the course of my.
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by Ralph Ellison

We expected that there would be lots of duplicates, but we were wrong. Some are general reference sources, some architectural histories. Some were published recently, and others are decades old. But what years they were! You might think that doing justice to that period of gilt and misery in more than 1, pages might get tedious, but this is a made-for-Netflix epic.

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