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New York by New York

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$250

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New York is a city whose DNA comes from all over the world, a fantastic and unique place belonging to America yet not completely American. Such a strong cultural personality...

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Jay McInerney is the critically acclaimed author of twelve books, the most recent being Bright, Precious Days (2016). Time magazine cited his first best-selling novel, Bright Lights, Big City (1984), as one of nine generation-defining novels of the twentieth century. McInerney has also written for New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, Corriere della Serra, The Times Literary Supplement, and The New York Review of Books. In 2006, he won the James Beard MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award for his food and wine work.

Wendell Jamieson is an award-winning reporter and editor who has covered New York City since the late 1980s, working as an obituary writer, copy boy, police reporter, rewriteman, night editor, and web editor, among other jobs. He spent eighteen years at The New York Times, the last five of them as Metro editor. In 2007, he wrote Father Knows Less, or “Can I Cook My Sister?”, published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, in which he explored the sometimes bizarre questions of children.

The Legends Collection

New York by New York

$250

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Page count

368 pages

Number of illustrations

over 300

Language

English

Released on

November 2018

Dimensions

W 11 x L 13.93 x D 2.4 in

Cover materials

Linen Hardcover with Luxury Slipcase

ISBN

9781614286844

Weight

11.0 lb

Foreword by Jay McInerney; text by Wendell Jamieson

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Legends Gift Wrap

Assouline signature gift wrapping is available. When this option is selected, books are wrapped in a special white matte gift wrapping paper – sourced specifically by the Assouline family for an authentic approach and sealed with the brand’s signature red wax seal for the final touch of luxury.

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Since its beginnings in 1994, Assouline has been dedicated to creating books that are as informational as they are beautiful works of art. The respect for the product and the process of creation is evident in every facet – the traditional technique of hand-binding covers, the imagery that transports the reader to another place and time, the luxurious thickness of each page.

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Coupling an effortless assembly with the ability to showcase every collection from Icons to Ultimates, the Assouline A Bookstand is as elegant as the titles it holds. Designed by Alex Assouline, the luxe stand, with an engraved Assouline A logo centered on both panels, comes in black, red, or clear acrylic.

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