"Intelligently conceived and intelligently executed ... a portrait of the borough as it might have been edited for William Shawn's New Yorker." Boston Sunday Globe
"There's plenty of gems ... one of the best is Capote's evocation of the Heights and those first sentences: 'I live in Brooklyn. By choice.' " New York
"Testaments to the mythic place Brooklyn was, and in many ways continues to be."New YorkDaily News.