Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Six memorable New York City books

Cathleen Schine's latest novel, Fin & Lady, is about life in Greenwich Village in the swinging Sixties. One of her six favorite New York books, as shared with readers at The Daily Beast:
The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton

In addition to all its other virtues, the novel has wonderful descriptions of the city and the social significance of real estate. Location, location, location.
Read about another book on the list. 

The Age of Innocence also appears on Therese Anne Fowler's list of 6 favorite books, the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five top books on Gilded Age New York, Frances Kiernan's five best list of books that helped her understand the ways of New York society and David Kamp's list of six books that are notable for their food prose, and is among Elaine Sciolino's six favorite books, Mika Brzezinski's 6 best books and Honor Blackman's 6 best books. It is Lionel Shriver's favorite book from Virago's backlist.

Check out--Coffee with a Canine: Cathleen Schine & Hector.

--Marshal Zeringue