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This is Big Apple Book Club. Tell us about books that define New York City.

Breakfast at Tiffanys

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a novella by Truman Capote published in 1958. The main character, Holly Golightly, is one of Capote's best-known creations. Plot The novel opens in New York during World...
Here is New York

“Here is New York” by E.B.White

Here is New York is an essay written by E.B. White, the author of great children's books such as Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little....
catcher in the rye

“The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye is a 1951 novel by J. D. Salinger. A controversial novel originally published for adults, it has since become popular with adolescent...

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Spring in NYC (Gallery)

I’m told it’s definitely Spring in NYC because you can hear Cohen singing from Albany.   As the weather warms, New York City becomes a more...
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Doctors riot of 1788

The Doctors riot was an incident that occurred in April 1788 in New York City Doctors riot, where the illegal procurement of corpses from the graves of slaves and...
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The Levys’ Unique New York!

The Levys’ Unique New York! provides private, group, student & corporate travel services for sightseeing experiences in New York City. All our guides exude the...