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10 books about New York

Pick up one of these featured titles on New York in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on New York. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Subway: The Curiosities, Secrets, and Unofficial History of the New York City Transit System by John E. Morris

Category: State & Local

This book was published last year by Black Dog & Leventhal and takes approximately 8.8 hours to read.

Art Hiding in New York: An Illustrated Guide to the City's Secret Masterpieces by Lori Zimmer

Category: History

This book was published last year by Running Press Adult and takes approximately 9.3 hours to read.

prettycitynewyork: Discovering New York's Beautiful Places by Siobhan Ferguson

Category: Cities

This book was published 2 years ago by The History Press and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

The Overstory: A Novel by Richard Powers

Category: Political

This book was published 2 years ago by W. W. Norton & Company and takes approximately 17.1 hours to read.

Seeking New York: The Stories Behind the Historic Architecture of Manhattan--One Building at a Time by Tom Miller

Category: History

This book was published 6 years ago by Universe and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

NOW WAIT JUST A NEW YORK MINUTE & OTHER FUN FACTS ABOUT THE CITY: Your Guide to Faking it with the Best of New Yorkers by Ace Rider

Category: General

This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 1.4 hours to read.

Pop-up New York (Pop-up Cities) by Lonely Planet Kids

Category: Spanish

This book was published 5 years ago by Lonely Planet and takes approximately 0.3 hours to read.

The Encyclopedia of New York by The Editors of New York Magazine

Category: Trivia & Fun Facts

This book was published last year by Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

This Is New York by Miroslav Sasek

Category: United States

This book was published 18 years ago by Universe and takes approximately 2.1 hours to read.

Humans by Brandon Stanton

Category: Cities

This book was published last year by St. Martin's Press and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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