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Gilded Age New York: A Nonfiction Reading List

The Great Bridge
The Great Bridge The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge By McCullough, David G. (Book - 2012 ) 624.2309 M and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1 on 10 copies

Annotation:NYPL Reader's Den blog post including books read by New Yorkers in 1882, as well as fiction and non-fiction set in NYC in the Gilded Age.

Bag of Bones
Bag of Bones The Sensational Grave Robbery of the Merchant Prince of Manhattan By Conway, J. North (Book - 2012 ) 364.162 C and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Banquet at Delmonico's
Banquet at Delmonico's Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America By Werth, Barry (Book - 2009 ) 303.4097 W All copies in use. Availability details
The Big Policeman
The Big Policeman The Rise and Fall of America's First, Most Ruthless, and Greatest Detective By Conway, J. North (Book - 2010 ) B Byrnes C In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:Public domain eBook available through the Internet Archive.

Boss Tweed
Boss Tweed The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York By Ackerman, Kenneth D. (Book - 2005 ) All copies in use. Availability details
Conquering Gotham
Conquering Gotham A Gilded Age Epic : the Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels By Jonnes, Jill, 1952- (Book - 2007 ) 385.314 J and more… All copies in use. Availability details
Empires of Light
Empires of Light Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World By Jonnes, Jill, 1952- (Book - 2003 ) All copies in use. Availability details
The First Tycoon
The First Tycoon The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt By Stiles, T. J. (Book - 2009 ) B Vanderbilt S and more… In-library use only at this time in some locations Holds: 1 on 8 copies
Gilded Mansions
Gilded Mansions Grand Architecture and High Society By Craven, Wayne (Book - 2009 ) 728.8097 C and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Gotham
Gotham A History of New York City to 1898 By Burrows, Edwin G., 1943- (Book - 1999 ) 974.71 B and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:Detailed and engaging history of New York from the 1620s to 1898.

Hot Time in the Old Town
Hot Time in the Old Town The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt By Kohn, Edward P., 1968- (Book - 2010 ) 974.7104 K and more… Available to borrow in some locations
How the Other Half Lives
How the Other Half Lives Studies Among the Tenements of New York ; With 100 Photos. From the Jacob A. Riis Collection, the Museum of the City of New York, and A New Preface by Charles A. Madison By Riis, Jacob A., 1849-1914 (Book - 1971 ) 301.441 R and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Public domain eBpok available through the Internet Archive.

Island of Vice
Island of Vice Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-loving New York By Zacks, Richard (Book - 2012 ) 363.2309 Z and more… Available to borrow in some locations
King of the Bowery
King of the Bowery Big Tim Sullivan, Tammany Hall, and New York City From the Gilded Age to the Progressive Era By Welch, Richard F. (Book - 2008 ) B Sullivan W and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Love, Fiercely
Love, Fiercely A Gilded Age Romance By Zimmerman, Jean (Book - 2012 ) 974.7041 Z and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Morgan
Morgan American Financier By Strouse, Jean (Paperback - 2000 ) B Morgan S All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 3 on 1 copy
Mrs. Astor's New York
Mrs. Astor's New York Money and Social Power in A Gilded Age By Homberger, Eric (Book - 2002 ) 974.7104 H and more… Available to borrow in some locations
The Murder of the Century
The Murder of the Century The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized A City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars By Collins, Paul, 1969- (Book - 2011 ) 364.1523 C and more… Available to borrow in some locations
New York 1880
New York 1880 Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age By Stern, Robert A. M. (Book - 1999 ) 720.9747 S and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Scoundrels in Law
Scoundrels in Law The Trials of Howe & Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age By Murphy, Cait, 1961- (Book - 2010 ) 340.0922 M and more… Available to borrow in some locations
When the Astors Owned New York
When the Astors Owned New York Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in A Gilded Age By Kaplan, Justin (Book - 2006 ) 647.9409 K and more… Available to borrow in some locations

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Books about people, places, events and ideas in Gilded Age New York (1868 - 1900).


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