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Manhattan Beach By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world – or at least the world around... More > him in Brooklyn. His diary, approximately 600 words a day without missing a day since August 1, 1969, now totals over 9 million words, rivaling the longest diaries ever written. Excerpts from his diaries have appeared online at McSWEENEY’S and THOUGHT CATALOG. Grayson’s diaries from August 1969 to June 1978 were published in a number of previous volumes. MANHATTAN BEACH covers the second half of 1978, when the 27-year-old diarist, having published over seventy stories in little magazines, teaches remedial writing at a community college in Brooklyn and unexpectedly gets a hardcover book contract from a New York commercial publisher.< Less
CANDY APPLE / MANHATTAN TRANSFER By Claire CORDIER
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CANDY APPLE / MANHATTAN TRANSFER is a book with two stories about New York through collages. Candy apple is a visit of New York (Brooklyn bridge, Staten Island, the Empire State Building, the... More > Chrysler Building, Central Park, Times Square, Coney Island, the Bronx Zoo, and the Statue of Liberty) through collages. Browsing through Manhattan Transfer, kids will discover the transportation system of New York City against a background of collages showing views of Manhattan. Enjoy this guided tour of New York, full of colors!< Less
CANDY APPLE / MANHATTAN TRANSFER By Claire CORDIER
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CANDY APPLE / MANHATTAN TRANSFER is a book with two stories about New York through collages. Candy apple is a visit of New York (Brooklyn bridge, Staten Island, the Empire State Building, the... More > Chrysler Building, Central Park, Times Square, Coney Island, the Bronx Zoo, and the Statue of Liberty) through collages. Browsing through Manhattan Transfer, kids will discover the transportation system of New York City against a background of collages showing views of Manhattan. Enjoy this guided tour of New York, full of colors!< Less
CDO: A Story About Selling Collateralized Debt Obligations By Ed SJC Park
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CDO is the sequel to eGo: A Dot-Com Bubble Story. After surviving the adventures of the Dot-com Bubble and Crash in Reno, Nevada, Bill becomes a Collateralized Debt Obligations salesperson in New... More > York City. He enters the bafflingly complex and shadowy world of financial engineering selling what appear to be safely hedged bond investments with huge returns. When he’s not partying out of his mind in Manhattan, he trolls pension fund conventions for investors and helps open up new CDO markets across the world from London to Tokyo. Bill then meets a billionaire banker who introduces him to the extravagant billionaire lifestyle, psychedelics, mind-bending quantum derivatives using imaginary numbers, a secret society, and a life altering investment opportunity that sounds too good to be true.< Less
CDO: A Story about Selling Collateralized Debt Obligations By Ed SJC Park
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CDO is the sequel to eGo: A Dot-Com Bubble Story. After surviving the adventures of the Dot-com Bubble and Crash in Reno, Nevada, Bill becomes a Collateralized Debt Obligations salesperson in New... More > York City. He enters the bafflingly complex and shadowy world of financial engineering selling what appear to be safely hedged bond investments with huge returns. When he’s not partying out of his mind in Manhattan, he trolls pension fund conventions for investors and helps open up new CDO markets across the world from London to Tokyo. Bill then meets a billionaire banker who introduces him to the extravagant billionaire lifestyle, psychedelics, mind-bending quantum derivatives using imaginary numbers, a secret society, and a life altering investment opportunity that sounds too good to be true.< Less
The Story of the Century By Patrick Carroll
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The Story of the Century is an exciting piece of fiction about two Bohemian immigrants struggling to make their way in world at the start of the industrial revolution in Chicago. The two eventually... More > become entrepreneurs in the burgeoning bicycle industry. Years later, secrets from the cold war begin to leak out including information from the immigrants’ families causing major national security issues. The author, the son of an American engineer assigned to the Manhattan project during World War II gives a rather poignant viewpoint regarding nuclear weapons, designed to make the reader really stop and think.< Less
The Story of the Century By Patrick Carroll
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The Story of the Century is an exciting piece of fiction about two Bohemian immigrants struggling to make their way in world at the start of the industrial revolution in Chicago. The two eventually... More > become entrepreneurs in the burgeoning bicycle industry. Years later, secrets from the cold war begin to leak out including information from the immigrants’ families causing major national security issues. The author, the son of an American engineer assigned to the Manhattan project during World War II gives a rather poignant viewpoint regarding nuclear weapons, designed to make the reader really stop and think.< Less
To Start A Story By Renee Jackson
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If someone asked me to tell you my story, I’d have pretty much nothing to say. Well, okay, I do have something… My name’s Kay Sanders, and I was born… well, I don’t... More > know where I was born, but I was taken in by my grandparents when I was still a baby. They tell me that my parents loved me very much, but couldn’t keep me. I guess it was too much money or something. I’ve lived in Manhattan, New York my whole life -all sixteen years- taking care of my grandparents, who are starting to get in retirement age. I have no hobbies other than taking the trash out, going to the post office to mail letters, and walking to school. Yep, that’s my life. Well, it was. Before this summer, that is. I had no idea that I would soon learn the truth about… well, let me just let you figure it out for yourself…..< Less
West Side's Stories By Alisa Roma
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"West Side's Stories" is a 12-months calendar for year of 2014. It tells visual stories about Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City. The Upper West Side became the city's new... More > residential quarter in late 19th and early 20th Century. Mostly, these homes were built for residents who worked downtown. The new elevated lines of the 1870s made it possible to develop this barren, rocky terrain into blocks of row houses, tenements and apartment houses for the very wealthy and for the working middle-class. The city's new quarter quickly attracted many established religious institutions that built grand buildings on important corner lots in an effort to outshine one another. Cultural institutions also blossomed in this new, elite section of the city. This walk will focus on different housing types, and the development of the multiple-dwelling building, from the tenement to the grand apartment house.< Less
Funny Children's Stories: Notes of a twelve-year-old boy By Slava Brodsky
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This edition is an English translation of a recently published Russian book, together with publisher’s comments for the American public. The book is a collection of short children's stories... More > about the events that took place in Moscow (Russia) in the mid-fifties of the last century, a decade after the end of World War II. These stories may be of interest to both children and adults. Children will find many truly funny episodes in the book and will be able to look at the capital of Russia in the middle of the twentieth century through the eyes of a twelve-year-old boy. Adults will be able to look at the same events through their own eyes. They also will laugh or perhaps be a bit sad.< Less