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Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York

“I’d entered the city the way one enters any grand love affair: with no exit plan.”

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The Four Types of Jaywalkers: An Illustrated Morphology of Bad Pedestrians circa 1924
The Four Types of Jaywalkers: An Illustrated Morphology of Bad Pedestrians circa 1924

“The Confusion of Our Sidewalkers: And the Traffic Problem of the Future in the Erratic Pedestrian.”

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The Best Books on Writing, NYC, Animals, and More: A Collaboration with the New York Public Library
The Best Books on Writing, NYC, Animals, and More: A Collaboration with the New York Public Library

A celebration of timelessly wonderful reads in an elaborate diorama of papercraft book sculptures.

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Ernest Hemingway on How New York Can Drive You to Suicide
Ernest Hemingway on How New York Can Drive You to Suicide

“I have understood for the first time how men can commit suicide simply because of too many things in business piling up ahead of them that they can’t get through.”

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Famous Writers on New York: Timeless Private Reflections from Diaries, Letters and Personal Essays
Famous Writers on New York: Timeless Private Reflections from Diaries, Letters and Personal Essays

Mark Twain, Susan Sontag, Simone de Beauvoir, E. B. White, Washington Irving, Anaïs Nin, Italo Calvino, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Joyce Carol Oates, and more.

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The Lonesome Traveler: Kerouac’s Tour of the Unseen New York
The Lonesome Traveler: Kerouac’s Tour of the Unseen New York

“Might as well enjoy it… Greatest city the world has ever seen.”

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