The 2021-2022 New York City Book Awards
The New York Society Library is proud to announce the winners of the 2021-2022 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 2021 winners are
Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age
Boogie Boogie Y'all
Katherine Tegen Books
Brian Merlis and Clarence Taylor
Historic Black Brooklyn: 400 Years of Struggle and Hope
THE HORNBLOWER AWARD FOR A FIRST BOOK
House of Sticks: A Memoir
The winners were honored in an awards ceremony at the Library on May 19, 2022. Ceremony details and images can be found here.
The 2021-2022 New York City Book Awards are generously underwritten by Ellen M. Iseman. The 2021-2022 Hornblower Award is generously underwritten by Jenny Lawrence.