Announcing the 2015 New York City Book Awards!
The 2015-16 season marks the 20th anniversary of the New York City Book Awards. The awards were founded in 1995-96 to honor books of literary quality or historical importance that evoke the spirit or enhance appreciation of New York City. Click here for more general information about the awards.
The Library is proud to announce the 2015-16 honorees.
Robin Jaffee Frank
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art/Yale University Press
St. Martin’s Press
Da Capo Press
The Hornblower Award for a First Book
Empire State Editions/Fordham University Press
Special Citation for Two Iconic New York City Writers
author most recently of The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
author most recently of This Old Man: All in Pieces (Doubleday)
The 2015-2016 New York City Book Awards are generously underwritten by Ellen M. Iseman.