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Celebrating 2017's Best NYC Books

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Library was proud to celebrate a handful of 2017's best books about New York City at our annual New York City Book Awards ceremony on May 1. Winners Mike Wallace, Roz Chast, Anthony W. Robins, and Lisa Ko joined us for a festive evening of hors d'oeuvres, champagne, and elegant tributes.

Presenter Karl E. Meyer congratulates winner Mike Wallace; winner Roz Chast accepts the award for GOING INTO TOWN

Presenter Peter Salwen talks about NEW YORK ART DECO; winner Lisa Ko accepts the award for THE LEAVERS

Attendees toast the winners; at right, trustee Ellen M. Iseman with Warren Wechsler, Chair of the Book Awards Jury

Watch the full video of the evening here.

Start here to read the winning books - from architectural history to fiction to graphic memoir:

The 2017-2018 New York City Book Awards are generously underwritten by Ellen M. Iseman.

Photos by Karen Smul.

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