Reading Around the World: New York City- The Greatest City in the World

Reading Around the World: New York City- The Greatest City in the World

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Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton cover

Humans of New York: Stories
by Brandon Stanton

 

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Series: no
Published: October 13th 2015
Rating: Everyone has a story to tell

“The great thing about New York is that if you sit in one place long enough, the whole world comes to you.” 

The Alienist  by Caleb Carr cover

The Alienist
by Caleb Carr

 

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Series: Dr. Laszlo Kreizler #1
Published: October 24th 2006
Rating: Definitly set in New York

“The defenders of decent society and the disciples of degeneracy are often the same people.”

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily #1) by Rachel Cohn, David Levithan cover

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares
 by Rachel Cohn and  David Levithan

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Series: Dash and Lily #1
Release date: October 26th 2010
Rating: Full review of Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares

“I was horribly bookish, to the point of coming right out and saying it, which I knew was not socially acceptable. I particularly loved the adjective bookish, which I found other people used about as often as ramrod or chum or teetotaler.” 

Bunheads by Sophie Flack cover

Bunheads
by Sophie Flack

 

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Series: no
Published: October 10th 2011
Rating: en pointe

“Just when you think you can't go on, somewhere a little light comes on.” 

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older cover

Shadowshaper
by Daniel José Older

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Series: Shadowshaper #1
Published: June 30th 2015
Rating: A for out of the box plot element and potential

“Crazy. It was the same word María and Tía Rosa flung at Grandpa Lázaro. The same word anyone said when they didn't understand something. "Crazy" was a way to shut people up, disregard them entirely.”

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith cover

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith

 

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Series: no
Published: 1943
Rating: immersive

“The world was hers for the reading.” 

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer  voer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
by Jonathan Safran Foer 

 

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Series: no
Published: April 4th 2006
Rating: I am shocked that I haven't read this

“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.” 

Here Is New York by E.B. White cover

Here Is New York
by E.B. White

 

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Series: no
Published: January 1st 2000
Rating: This seems like an good guide to NY

“It can destroy an individual, or it can fulfill him, depending a good deal on luck. No one should come to New York to live unless he is willing to be lucky.” 

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt cover

The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt

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Series: no
Published: October 22nd 2013
Rating: much hyped

“I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.”

The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America by Russell Shorto  cover

The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
by Russell Shorto 

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Series: no
Published: January 1st 2004)
Rating: The greatest city in the world

“Manhattan is where America began.” 

Do you have any NYC recommendations? 

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