New York City Book Award

Given by New York Society Library

110 Works 60,540 Livros 1,895 Críticas 4.0
Awarded by the New York Society Library
The New York Society Library Book Awards, established in 1996, honor books of literary quality or historical importance that, in the opinion of the selection mostrar mais committee, evoke the spirit or enhance appreciation of New York City. It is not necessary that the city be the major subject of the book, but it must play an essential, invigorating role beyond that of the setting.
The New York City Book Awards website
Multiple awards are given each year without ranking ranging from one to six awards in a varying number of categories
A Special Citation of Merit was awarded in 2002 to ProQuest for digitalization of the New York Times (1851-1999)
One of the awards in 2004 was given to Arcadia Publishers for their Images of America series of books
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Stories from the Tenants Downstairs por Sidik Fofana
First Book2023
Olga Dies Dreaming por Xochitl Gonzalez
Captives: How Rikers Island Took New York City Hostage por Jarrod Shanahan
Hip Hop Heresies: Queer Aesthetics in New York City por Shanté Paradigm Smalls
The Sewing Girl's Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America por John Wood Sweet
House of Sticks: A Memoir por Ly Tran
First Book2022
Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age por Debby Applegate
Boogie Boogie, Y’all por C. G. Esperanza
Historic Black Brooklyn: 400 Years of Struggle and Hope por Brian Merlis
Harlem Shuffle por Colson Whitehead
Kid Quixotes: A Group of Students, Their Teacher, and the One-Room School Where Everything Is Possible por Stephen Haff
The Hornblower Award for a First Book2020
Becoming Kid Quixote: A True Story of Belonging in America por Sarah Sierra
The Hornblower Award for a First Book2020
The Young Lords: A Radical History por Johanna Fernández
How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic por Bill Hayes
The City We Became por N. K. Jemisin
Deacon King Kong por James McBride
The Kidnapping Club por Jonathan Daniel Wells
Staten Island Stories (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction) por Claire Jimenez
The Hornblower Award for a First Book2019
The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure por Cynthia S. Brenwall
The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team por Matthew Goodman
The Crazy Bunch (Penguin Poets) por Willie Perdomo
When Brooklyn Was Queer: A History por Hugh Ryan
Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City por Albert Samaha
Hornblower Award for a First Book2018
The Poet X por Elizabeth Acevedo
One-Track Mind: Drawing the New York Subway por Ezra Bookstein
Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster por Stephen L. Carter
The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden por Karina Yan Glaser
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic por Victoria Johnson
The Leavers por Lisa Ko
Hornblower Award for a First Book2017
Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York por Roz Chast
Manhattan Beach por Jennifer Egan
New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture por Anthony W. Robins
Golden Hill por Francis Spufford
Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 por Mike Wallace
Once a Cop: The Street, the Law, Two Worlds, One Man por Corey Pegues
Hornblower Award for a First Book2016
City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York por Tyler Anbinder
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph por Roxane Orgill
Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital por David Oshinsky
Reading Publics: New York City's Public Libraries, 1754-1911 por Tom Glynn
First book2015
One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York por Arthur Browne
Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008 por Robin Jaffee Frank
City on a Grid: How New York Became New York por Gerard Koeppel
Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire por Shane White
J.D. Salinger The Escape Artist por Thomas Beller
Preparation for the Next Life por Atticus Lish
Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City por Catherine McNeur
First Book2014
Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York por Ted Steinberg
Natural History2014
Building Seagram por Phyllis Lambert
Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden's Final Plot Against America por Matt Apuzzo
First Book2013
Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery por Paul Collins
New York City of Trees por Benjamin Swett
From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant por Alex Gilvarry
First Book2012
One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World por Joe McKendry
New York Nights por James T. Murray
Open City por Teju Cole
The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York por Suleiman Osman
First Book2011
Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City por Carla L. Peterson
Rochdale Village: Robert Moses, 6,000 Families, and New York City's Great Experiment in Integrated Housing (American Institutions and Society) por Peter R. Eisenstadt
Two Cents Plain: My Brooklyn Boyhood por Martin Lemelman
Harlem: A Century in Images por Studio Museum
The Row House Reborn: Architecture and Neighborhoods in New York City, 1908-1929 por Andrew S. Dolkart
Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn por Ayala Fader
Cultural Anthropology2009
The Hudson-Fulton Celebration : New York's river festival of 1909 and the making of a metropolis por Kathleen Eagen Johnson
Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx por Constance Rosenblum
Social History2009
Mapping New York por Black Dog Publishing
Visual History2009
The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York por Gail Fenske
Book of the Year2008
Trying Leviathan por D. Graham Burnett
New York Rises por Michael Lorenzini
Ely Jacques Kahn, Architect por Jewel Stern
Picturing the City por Rebecca Zurier
Biography of a Tenement House in New York City por Andrew S. Dolkart
Social history2006
Redemption, the Life of Henry Roth por Steven G. Kellman
New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan por Jill Lepore
Book of the Year2005
The Mythic City por Donald Albrecht
Subway Style por New York Transit Museum
Blue Blood por Edward Conlon
Book of the Year2004
From Abyssinian to Zion por David W. Dunlap
Book of the Year2004
Waterfront, a Journey around Manhattan por Phillip Lopate
Book of the Year2004
Mimmy and Sophie, All Around the Town por Miriam Cohen
Children's Book2004
The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America por Russell Shorto
Triangle: The Fire that Changed America por David Von Drehle
Book of the Year2003
The Newsboys' Lodging-House: or The Confessions of William James--A Novel por Jon Boorstin
Historical fiction2003
Waterworks, a Photographic Journey through New York's Hidden Water System por Stanley Greenberg
New York Streetscapes: Tales of Manhattan's Significant Buidlings and Landmarks por Christopher Gray
Special citation of merit2003
Harlem, Lost and Found por Michael Henry Adams
Architectural history2002
Coney Island, Lost and Found por Charles Denson
Book of the Year2002
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey por Maira Kalman
Children's Book2002
American Ground por William Langewiesche
A Modern Arcadia por Susan L. Klaus
Landscape history2002
Lookin' for Bird in the Big City por Robert Burleigh
Children's Book2001
Five Points por Tyler Anbinder
Unearthing Gotham por Anne-Marie Cantwell
Bronx Accent: A Literary and Pictorial History of the Borough por Lloyd Ultan
Borough history2000
Working-Class New York por Joshua Benjamin Freeman
Old Queens, N.Y., in Early Photographs: 261 Prints por Vincent F. Seyfried
Lifetime achievement2000
Heartbeats in the Muck: the History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor por John Waldman
Natural history2000
AIA Guide to New York City por Norval White
Special citation of merit2000
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay por Michael Chabon
Morgan: American Financier por Jean Strouse
New York 1880 por Robert A. M. Stern
Book of the Year1999
Sector 7 por David Wiesner
Children's Book1999
'Tis: A Memoir por Frank McCourt
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 por Edwin G. Burrows
Book of the Year1998
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology por Phillip Lopate
New York, an Illustrated History of the People por Allon Schoener
Photographic work1998
Displaying women: spectacles of leisure in Edith Wharton's New York por Maureen E. Montgomery
Unusual topic1998
Manhattan in Maps, 1527-1995 por Paul E. Cohen
Book of the Year1997
Terra-Cotta Skyline por Susan Tunick
Book of the Year1997
Brooklyn: An Illustrated History por Ellen Snyder-Grenier
Book of the Year1996
The Encyclopedia of New York City por Kenneth T. Jackson
Book of the Year1995


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