New York City Book Award Winners

The New York Society Library's New York City Book Awards, established in 1996, honor books of literary quality or historical importance that, in the o ...more

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Reading Publics: New York C...

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3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings New York City Book Award for Hornblower Award for a First Book (2015)
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One Righteous Man: Samuel B...

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4.27 avg rating — 66 ratings New York City Book Award (2015)
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City on a Grid: How New Yor...

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3.44 avg rating — 141 ratings New York City Book Award (2015)
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Prince of Darkness: The Unt...

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3.77 avg rating — 125 ratings New York City Book Award (2015)
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Coney Island: Visions of an...

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4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings New York City Book Award (2015)
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Taming Manhattan: Environme...

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3.73 avg rating — 41 ratings New York City Book Award for Hornblower Award for a First Book (2014)
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Preparation for the Next Life

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3.75 avg rating — 3,194 ratings New York City Book Award for Fiction (2014)
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J.D. Salinger: The Escape A...

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3.41 avg rating — 195 ratings New York City Book Award for Biography/Memoir (2014)
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Gotham Unbound: The Ecologi...

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3.91 avg rating — 97 ratings New York City Book Award for Natural History (2014)
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New York City of Trees

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3.76 avg rating — 17 ratings New York City Book Award (2013)
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Duel with the Devil: The Tr...

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3.67 avg rating — 1,871 ratings New York City Book Award (2013)
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Building Seagram

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4.27 avg rating — 15 ratings New York City Book Award (2013)
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One Times Square: A Century...

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4.10 avg rating — 83 ratings New York City Book Award (2012)
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New York Nights

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4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings New York City Book Award (2012)
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Open City

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3.51 avg rating — 11,816 ratings New York City Book Award for Fiction (2011)
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Black Gotham: A Family Hist...

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4.03 avg rating — 37 ratings New York City Book Award for History (2011)
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Rochdale Village

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings New York City Book Award for History (2010)
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Two Cents Plain: My Brookly...

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3.99 avg rating — 136 ratings New York City Book Award for Memoir (2010)
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Harlem: A Century in Images

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4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings New York City Book Award for Photography (2010)
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The Row House Reborn: Archi...

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3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings New York City Book Award for Architecture (2009)
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Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up ...

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3.87 avg rating — 131 ratings New York City Book Award for Cultural Anthropology (2009)
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Mapping New York

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3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings New York City Book Award for Visual History (2009)
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The Hudson-Fulton Celebrati...

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating New York City Book Award for History (2009)
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Boulevard of Dreams: Heady ...

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3.60 avg rating — 50 ratings New York City Book Award for Social History (2009)
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The Skyscraper and the City...

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings New York City Book Award for Book of the Year (2008)
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Trying Leviathan: The Ninet...

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3.49 avg rating — 65 ratings New York City Book Award for History (2007)
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New York Rises

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4.29 avg rating — 14 ratings New York City Book Award for Photography (2007)
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Picturing the City: Urban V...

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4.29 avg rating — 14 ratings New York City Book Award for Art (2006)
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Ely Jacques Kahn, Architect

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0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings New York City Book Award for Architecture (2006)
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Biography of a Tenement Hou...

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3.97 avg rating — 63 ratings New York City Book Award for Social History (2006)
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