Current Displays

NEW YORK NOVELS (PRESENTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER)

The House of Mirth — Edith Wharton — 1905
Miss Lonelyhearts — Nathaniel West — 1933
Poet In New York — Federico García Lorca — 1940
Laura — Vera Caspary — 1942
Up in the Old Hotel — Joseph Mitchell — 1950s
Catcher In the Rye — JD Salinger — 1951
Invisible Man — Ralph Ellison — 1952
Price of Salt — Patricia Highsmith — 1952
Selected Poems — Langston Hughes — 1955
Meditations in an Emergency — Frank O’Hara — 1957
Breakfast At Tiffany’s — Truman Capote — 1958
Another Country — James Baldwin — 1962
The Group — Mary Mccarthy — 1963
The Bell Jar — Sylvia Plath — 1963
Cotton Comes to Harlem — Chester Himes — 1964
Last Exit to Brooklyn — Hubert Selby Jr. — 1964
The Long Winded Lady — Maeve Brennan — 1969
An American Dream — Norman Mailer — 1965
Desperate Characters — Paula Fox — 1970
A Meaningful Life — LJ Davis — 1971
After Claude — Iris Owens — 1973
Ragtime — EL Doctorow — 1975
Cleaning Up New York — Bob Rosenthal — 1976
Modern Love — Constance DeJong — 1977
Basketball Diaires — Jim Carroll — 1978
Faggots — Larry Kramer — 1978
Sleepless Nights — Elizabeth Hardwick — 1979
Zami — Audre Lorde — 1982
Winter’s Tale — Mark Halperin — 1983
Money — Martin Amis — 1984
New York Trilogy — Paul Auster — 1985
Bonfire of the Vanities — Tom Wolfe — 1987
Motion of Light In Water — Samuel Delaney — 1988
Horse Crazy — Gary Indiana — 1989
Skinny Legs and All — Tom Robbins — 1990
Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black — Cookie Mueller — 1990
Sylvia — Leonard Michaels — 1990
American Psycho — Bret Easton Ellis — 1991
Angels In America — Tony Kushner — 1991
Please Kill Me — Legs McNeil — 1996
Kafka was the Rage — Anatole Broyard — 1997
Underworld — Don Delillo — 1997
Journals — Keith Haring — 1997
The Fuck Up — Arthur Nersesian 1997
Motherless Brooklyn — Jonathan Lethem — 1999
Kavalier & Clay — Michael Chabon — 2000
Widow Basquiat — Jennifer Clement — 2000
Essential Acker — Kathy Acker — 2002
Chronicles — Bob Dylan — 2004
Spook Country — William Gibson — 2007
Lush Life — Richard Price — 2008
Netherland — Joseph O’Neil — 2008
Just Kids — Patti Smith — 2010
Drinking at the Movies — Julia Wertz — 2010
Life on Sandpaper — Yoram Kaniuk — 2011
Dark Desires and the Others — Luisa Valenzuela — 2011
Zipper Mouth — Laurie Weeks — 2011
Open City — Teju Cole — 2011
Zone One — Colson Whitehead — 2011
I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp — Richard Hell — 2013
The Flamethrowers — Rachel Kushner — 2013
10.04 — Ben Lerner — 2014
Preparation for the Next Life — Atticus Lish — 2014
A Little Life — Hanya Yanagihara — 2015
Sweetbitter — Stephanie Danler — 2015
The Odd Woman and the City — Vivian Gornick — 2015
New York 2140 — Kim Stanley Robinson — 2017
MacArthur Park — Andrew Durbin — 2017
Neon In Daylight — Hermione Hoby — 2018
Maggie Terry — Sarah Schulman — 2018
Asymmetry — Lisa Halliday — 2018

STAFF PICKED
Manhattan Transfer — John Dos Passos — 1925
Speedboat — Renata Adler — 1976
Bad Behaviour — Mary Gaitskill — 1988
Jazz — Toni Morrison — 1992
Faces In The Crowd — Valeria Luiselli — 2011
Taipiei — Tao Lin — 2013
Close To The Knives — David Wojnarowicz — 1991
Chelsea Girls — Eileen Myles — 1994
The Blazing World — Siri Hustvedt — 2014
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute — Grace Paley — 1974
Dancer From the Dance — Andrew Holleran — 1978

VILLAGE VOICES

Miami and the Siege of Chicago — Norman Mailer

Conversations with Filmmakers — Jonas Mekas

Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung — Lester Bangs

Essential Ellen Willis — Ellen Willis

Going Into The City — Robert Christgau

Kill My Mother — Jules Feiffer

James Baldwin: The Last Interview

Fire In The Belly — Cynthia Carr

White Girls — Hilton Als

Fierce Attachments — Vivian Gornick

Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader — Greg Tate

Bernie — Ted Rall

Another Little Piece of My Heart — Richard Goldstein

Missing A Beat — Seymour Krim

Stanley Crouch — Kansas City Lightning

What It Is — Lynda Barry

THREE SMALL PRESSES

Archipelago
Incest — Christine Angot
Mandarins — Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
The Birds — Tarjej Vesaas
Hyperion — Friedrich Holderlin
Gate of the Sun — Elias Khoury
Blinding — Mircea Cartarescu
Love — Hanne Orstavik
Dance on the Volcano — Marie Vieu Chauvet
General Theory of Oblivion — Jose Eduardo Agualusa
In The Presence of Absence — Mahmoud Darwish
Cockroaches — Scholastique Mukasonga
Sarajavo Marlboro — Miljenko Jergovic

Nightboat
Writers Who Love Too Much — Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy
MacArthur Park — Andrew Durbin
Camp Marmalade — Wayne Koestenbaum
Pink Trance Notebooks — Wayne Koestenbaum
Silk Poems — Jen Bervin
I Love It Though — Alli Warren
Proxies — Brian Blanchfield
Mausoleum of Lovers — Herve Guibert
Sea and Fog — Etel Adnan
Ban en Banlieu — Bhanu Kapil
Acker — Douglas Martin
Estrangement Principle — Ariel Goldberg
Obscene Madam D — Hilda Hilst
Nepantla — Queer Poets of Color
Surge — Etal Adnan
Don’t Let Them See Me Light This — Jasmine Gibson

Les Figues
adagio ma non troppo — Ryoko Sekiguchi (trans. Lindsay Turner)
Enfermario — Gabriela Torres Olivares (trans. Jennifer Donovan)
Trenchart Monographs: Hurry Up Please Its Time (eds. Teresa Carmody and Vanessa Place)
Irradiated Cities — Mariko Nagai
Antígona González — Sara Uribe (trans. John Pluecker)
2500 Random Things About Me Too — Matias Viegener
I’ll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women
Guantanamo — Frank Smith (trans. Vanessa Place)
Things To Do With Your Mouth — Divya Victor
Conceptualism and Other Fictions: The Collected Writings of Eduardo Costa, 1965–2015 — Eduardo Costa (trans. Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, ed. Patrick Greaney)
Feminaissance (ed. Christine Wertheim, featuring Wanda Coleman, Bhanu Kapil, Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Maggie Nelson, etc.)
Dies: A Sentence — Vanessa Place