New York City Book Award

Given by New York Society Library

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Awarded by the New York Society Library
The New York Society Library Book Awards, established in 1996, honor books of literary quality or historical importance that, in the opinion of the selection näytä lisää committee, evoke the spirit or enhance appreciation of New York City. It is not necessary that the city be the major subject of the book, but it must play an essential, invigorating role beyond that of the setting.
The New York City Book Awards website
Multiple awards are given each year without ranking ranging from one to six awards in a varying number of categories
A Special Citation of Merit was awarded in 2002 to ProQuest for digitalization of the New York Times (1851-1999)
One of the awards in 2004 was given to Arcadia Publishers for their Images of America series of books
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Kaikki, 2023 (5), 2022 (5), 2020 (7), 2019 (5), 2018 (6), 2017 (6), 2016 (4), 2015 (5), 2014 (4), 2013 (4), 2012 (3), 2011 (3), 2010 (3), 2009 (5), 2008 (1), 2007 (2), 2006 (3), 2005 (3), 2004 (6), 2003 (4), 2002 (5), 2001 (3), 2000 (6), 1999 (4), 1998 (4), 1997 (2), 1996 (1), 1995 (1)
Stories from the Tenants Downstairs (tekijä: Sidik Fofana)
First Book2023
Olga Dies Dreaming (tekijä: Xochitl Gonzalez)
Captives: How Rikers Island Took New York City Hostage (tekijä: Jarrod Shanahan)
Hip Hop Heresies: Queer Aesthetics in New York City (tekijä: Shanté Paradigm Smalls)
The Sewing Girl's Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America (tekijä: John Wood Sweet)
House of Sticks: A Memoir (tekijä: Ly Tran)
First Book2022
Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age (tekijä: Debby Applegate)
Boogie Boogie, Y’all (tekijä: C. G. Esperanza)
Historic Black Brooklyn: 400 Years of Struggle and Hope (tekijä: Brian Merlis)
Harlem Shuffle (tekijä: Colson Whitehead)
Kid Quixotes: A Group of Students, Their Teacher, and the One-Room School Where Everything Is Possible (tekijä: Stephen Haff)
The Hornblower Award for a First Book2020
Becoming Kid Quixote: A True Story of Belonging in America (tekijä: Sarah Sierra)
The Hornblower Award for a First Book2020
The Young Lords: A Radical History (tekijä: Johanna Fernández)
How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic (tekijä: Bill Hayes)
The City We Became (tekijä: N. K. Jemisin)
Deacon King Kong (tekijä: James McBride)
The Kidnapping Club (tekijä: Jonathan Daniel Wells)
Staten Island Stories (tekijä: Claire Jiménez)
The Hornblower Award for a First Book2019
The Central Park: Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure (tekijä: Cynthia S. Brenwall)
The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team (tekijä: Matthew Goodman)
The Crazy Bunch (Penguin Poets) (tekijä: Willie Perdomo)
When Brooklyn Was Queer: A History (tekijä: Hugh Ryan)
Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City (tekijä: Albert Samaha)
Hornblower Award for a First Book2018
The Poet X (tekijä: Elizabeth Acevedo)
One-Track Mind: Drawing the New York Subway (tekijä: Ezra Bookstein)
Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster (tekijä: Stephen L. Carter)
The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden (tekijä: Karina Yan Glaser)
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic (tekijä: Victoria Johnson)
The Leavers (tekijä: Lisa Ko)
Hornblower Award for a First Book2017
Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York (tekijä: Roz Chast)
Manhattan Beach (tekijä: Jennifer Egan)
New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture (tekijä: Anthony W. Robins)
Golden Hill (tekijä: Francis Spufford)
Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 (tekijä: Mike Wallace)
Once a Cop: The Street, the Law, Two Worlds, One Man (tekijä: Corey Pegues)
Hornblower Award for a First Book2016
City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York (tekijä: Tyler Anbinder)
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph (tekijä: Roxane Orgill)
Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital (tekijä: David Oshinsky)
Reading Publics: New York City's Public Libraries, 1754-1911 (tekijä: Tom Glynn)
First book2015
One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York (tekijä: Arthur Browne)
Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008 (tekijä: Robin Jaffee Frank)
City on a Grid: How New York Became New York (tekijä: Gerard Koeppel)
Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire (tekijä: Shane White)
J.D. Salinger The Escape Artist (tekijä: Thomas Beller)
Preparation for the Next Life (tekijä: Atticus Lish)
Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City (tekijä: Catherine McNeur)
First Book2014
Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York (tekijä: Ted Steinberg)
Natural History2014
Building Seagram (tekijä: Phyllis Lambert)
Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden's Final Plot Against America (tekijä: Matt Apuzzo)
First Book2013
Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery (tekijä: Paul Collins)
New York City of Trees (tekijä: Benjamin Swett)
From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant (tekijä: Alex Gilvarry)
First Book2012
One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World (tekijä: Joe McKendry)
New York Nights (tekijä: James T. Murray)
Open City (tekijä: Teju Cole)
The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn: Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York (tekijä: Suleiman Osman)
First Book2011
Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City (tekijä: Carla L. Peterson)
Rochdale Village: Robert Moses, 6,000 Families, and New York City's Great Experiment in Integrated Housing (American Institutions and Society) (tekijä: Peter R. Eisenstadt)
Two Cents Plain: My Brooklyn Boyhood (tekijä: Martin Lemelman)
Harlem: A Century in Images (tekijä: Studio Museum)
The Row House Reborn: Architecture and Neighborhoods in New York City, 1908-1929 (tekijä: Andrew S. Dolkart)
Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn (tekijä: Ayala Fader)
Cultural Anthropology2009
The Hudson-Fulton Celebration : New York's river festival of 1909 and the making of a metropolis (tekijä: Kathleen Eagen Johnson)
Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx (tekijä: Constance Rosenblum)
Social History2009
Mapping New York (tekijä: Black Dog Publishing)
Visual History2009
The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York (tekijä: Gail Fenske)
Book of the Year2008
Trying Leviathan (tekijä: D. Graham Burnett)
New York Rises (tekijä: Michael Lorenzini)
Ely Jacques Kahn, Architect (tekijä: Jewel Stern)
Picturing the City (tekijä: Rebecca Zurier)
Biography of a Tenement House in New York City (tekijä: Andrew S. Dolkart)
Social history2006
Redemption, the Life of Henry Roth (tekijä: Steven G. Kellman)
New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan (tekijä: Jill Lepore)
Book of the Year2005
The Mythic City (tekijä: Donald Albrecht)
Subway Style (tekijä: New York Transit Museum)
Blue Blood (tekijä: Edward Conlon)
Book of the Year2004
From Abyssinian to Zion (tekijä: David W. Dunlap)
Book of the Year2004
Waterfront, a Journey around Manhattan (tekijä: Phillip Lopate)
Book of the Year2004
Mimmy and Sophie, All Around the Town (tekijä: Miriam Cohen)
Children's Book2004
The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America (tekijä: Russell Shorto)
Triangle: The Fire that Changed America (tekijä: David Von Drehle)
Book of the Year2003
The Newsboys' Lodging-House: or The Confessions of William James--A Novel (tekijä: Jon Boorstin)
Historical fiction2003
Waterworks, a Photographic Journey through New York's Hidden Water System (tekijä: Stanley Greenberg)
New York Streetscapes: Tales of Manhattan's Significant Buidlings and Landmarks (tekijä: Christopher Gray)
Special citation of merit2003
Harlem, Lost and Found (tekijä: Michael Henry Adams)
Architectural history2002
Coney Island, Lost and Found (tekijä: Charles Denson)
Book of the Year2002
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey (tekijä: Maira Kalman)
Children's Book2002
American Ground (tekijä: William Langewiesche)
A Modern Arcadia (tekijä: Susan L. Klaus)
Landscape history2002
Lookin' for Bird in the Big City (tekijä: Robert Burleigh)
Children's Book2001
Five Points (tekijä: Tyler Anbinder)
Unearthing Gotham (tekijä: Anne-Marie Cantwell)
Bronx Accent: A Literary and Pictorial History of the Borough (tekijä: Lloyd Ultan)
Borough history2000
Working-Class New York (tekijä: Joshua Benjamin Freeman)
Old Queens, N.Y., in Early Photographs: 261 Prints (tekijä: Vincent F. Seyfried)
Lifetime achievement2000
Heartbeats in the Muck: the History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor (tekijä: John Waldman)
Natural history2000
AIA Guide to New York City (tekijä: Norval White)
Special citation of merit2000
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (tekijä: Michael Chabon)
Morgan: American Financier (tekijä: Jean Strouse)
New York 1880 (tekijä: Robert A. M. Stern)
Book of the Year1999
Sector 7 (tekijä: David Wiesner)
Children's Book1999
Amerikan ihmemaassa (tekijä: Frank McCourt)
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (tekijä: Edwin G. Burrows)
Book of the Year1998
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (tekijä: Phillip Lopate)
New York, an Illustrated History of the People (tekijä: Allon Schoener)
Photographic work1998
Displaying women: spectacles of leisure in Edith Wharton's New York (tekijä: Maureen E. Montgomery)
Unusual topic1998
Manhattan in Maps, 1527-1995 (tekijä: Paul E. Cohen)
Book of the Year1997
Terra-Cotta Skyline (tekijä: Susan Tunick)
Book of the Year1997
Brooklyn: An Illustrated History (tekijä: Ellen Snyder-Grenier)
Book of the Year1996
The Encyclopedia of New York City (tekijä: Kenneth T. Jackson)
Book of the Year1995


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