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The Routes Not Taken

The Routes Not Taken
Joseph B. Raskin
Delves deep into the underbelly of the NYC subway system to reveal the tunnels and stations that might have been.

A Dancer in the Revolution

A Dancer in the Revolution
Howard Eugene Johnson, with Wendy Johnson, Foreword by Mark D. Naison
The life of Howard Johnson, nicknamed “Stretch” because of his height (6'5"), epitomizes the cultural and political odyssey of a generation of African Americans who transformed the United States from a closed society to a multiracial democracy.

Fifth Avenue Famous

Fifth Avenue Famous
Salvatore Basile, Foreword by Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York
Victorian-era divas who were better paid than some corporate chairmen, the boy soprano who grew up to give Bing Crosby a run for his money, music directors who were literally killed by the job

Cool

Cool
Salvatore Basile
A narrative history of the development of air conditioning from its beginnings to its current state, with an emphasis on its reception by members of the public.

Cool

How Air Conditioning Changed Everything
Salvatore Basile

"Cool offers a fascinating glimpse into what life was like before the advent of air conditioning and how its acceptance changed society. Well researched and with fascinating stories on every page, Cool is a fast-paced chronicle of one of history’s behind-the-scenes stories that many of us take for granted: how air conditioning changed the way we live."

-Chuck Campbell, President/CEO, Friedrich Air Conditioning Co.

 




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