If you were to do a search online for NYC Books, you would find the results interesting. There are a lot of things to discover.
Like an English muffin filled with plenty of nooks and crannies or the Hudson River. There are people, places and things to experience and discover.
If you enjoy reading and have a huge book issue, you know - so many books and so little time. I have put together some recommendations for you.
Books are Sacred Things. NYC is a Sacred Place.
In both a Religious and Irreligious sense. Money may be in short supply. If you can count it, it is not enough. Books are limitless.
Books by and about NYC are abundant.
If you do
not possess a Library Card. Run do not
walk to get one.
There are 3 separate libraries in NYC.
In a world gone insane, Libraries represent the Best of what is left of Civil Society… (Same as it ever was)
You can score books, DVD’s music and more. All you need is that Magical Library Card.
If you live in NYC and don’t have one, Run to your nearest library. This is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. It’s so easy even a dog or an intelligent child can do this.
There are 3 library systems in NYC:
The New York Public Library is a must if you live and work in Manhattan or The Bronx.
The Brooklyn Public Library rocks Brooklynites world.
The Queens Library allows you to score books in more foreign languages then any other place in the world.
Got your library card? Bingo, you have hit the Jackpot.
Good question man.
The following is a very brief and personal list. All of these authors have been mentors and inspirations to me. If we were to meet inside a taxicab hilarity and camaraderie would take place.
Reading is fundamental. Reading books by and about NYC is one of the secrets to wrapping your mind around this place.
If you are moderately interested,
here is who I would recommend. This is by no means a complete list.
It is very subjective and personal. It is not in any sort of order. You are
encouraged to read as much as you can by these authors:
The City of New York has a challenge to get people to read one book about NYC - One Book, One New York.
Getting people to agree on anything here, including what to eat for breakfast seems an impossible task. It is easier to herd cats.
Is this a good idea? You bet it is.
your entertainment and amusement are the books for your consideration:
Here is the literature about the Ramones, put together for the first time.
The Ramones were some locals from the neighborhood in Forest Hills, Queens.
influence in the creation of the genre of Punk Music in NYC is not to be
underestimated. Any Rock-N-Roll head
banger from past, present or future should get ready to take notes.