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The New York City Book Awards 2010

Award for Photography

Harlem: A Century in Images by Thelma Golden by Skira Rizzoli in association with the Studio Museum in Harlem

Award for Memoir

Two Cents Plain: My Brooklyn Boyhood by Martin Lemelman (Bloomsbury USA)

Award for History

Rochdale Village: Robert Moses, 6,000 Families, and New York City\'s Great Experiment in Integrated Housing by Peter Eisenstadt (Cornell University Press)

The 2010-2011 Book Awards Jury

Roger Pasquier, chair; Lucienne Bloch, Barbara Cohen, Jules Cohn, Andrew Dolkart, Joe Drape, John Hargraves, Bobbie Leigh, Mark Magowan, Cynthia Saltzman, Meg Wolitzer

The awards ceremony, hosted by Susan Henshaw Jones, took place May 4, 2011.


Susan Henshaw Jones

Ceremony host Susan Henshaw Jones, President and Ronay Menschel Director of the Museum of the City of New York.

Jenny Lawrence and Martin Lemelman

Two Cents Plain author Martin Lemelman signs a book for Jenny Lawrence.

Jules Cohn and Peter Eisenstadt

Juror Jules Cohn and winning author Peter Eisenstadt.

Photographs by Karen Smul.

The 2010-2011 New York City Book Awards were generously underwritten by Ellen M. Iseman.