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The 2019-2020 New York City Book Awards

Founded in 1995, these awards honor the best books about New York City published in a given year, regardless of genre.

The 2019 winners are

The winning authors and publishers will be honored at an awards ceremony on May 5.

Download the press release here.

More general information and a complete list of winners from the awards’ past 23 years can be found here.


The 2019-2020 New York City Book Awards are generously underwritten by Ellen M. Iseman.