The New York Times isn’t exactly known as a sports writing powerhouse. But even if the Times fails to scratch your sports writing itch on a daily basis, you’ll be hard-pressed to find three better sports books for your summer reading list than the ones written by veterans of the Gray Lady.
Upon his first visit to New York City, Thomas Kiedrowski’s friends asked him what he wanted to do. Instead of rambling off a list of tired tourist traps, Kiedrowski pulled out a list of addresses detailing all things Andy Warhol.
When the development company Forest City Ratner announced plans to build the $2.5 billion Atlantic Yards project in Prospect Heights, film-makers Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky turned on their cameras.
The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop Author: Dan CharnasPublisher: NAL HardcoverPublication Date: December 2010 In the mood for a great (long) New York read? Try “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop.” Dan Charnas, the author, chronicles the evolution of hip-hop and how it became a multi-billion dollar global industry. Want to know […]
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