Anyone who hearts New York will love this illustrated homage to the city. Artist, author, and New Yorker Julia Rothman brings humor and tenderness to an eclectic assortment of historical tidbits (how the New York Public Library lion sculptures got their names), idiosyncratic places to visit (where to find the tennis courts at Grand Central Station), interviews with locals (thoughts on love from a Hasidic Jewish landlord), and personal recollections from growing up in the Bronx (fried fish at Johnny's Reef)—all illuminated in her beloved signature style. A uniquely entertaining and informative city guide, this slice of the Big Apple will delight New York locals and visitors alike.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Julia Rothman is a lifelong New Yorker and the coauthor of The Exquisite Book and The Where, The Why, and The How. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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