The cultural history of one of rock's greatest masterpieces told through the eyes of its creator.
The first book to comprehensively examine Lou Gehrig's famous "Luckiest Man" speech.
Tells the story of classic blues singers from Ma Rainey to Bessie Smith.
Relive the glory days of New York's poshest night spot with recipes and drinks you can prepare at your own home!
An annotated collection of over one hundred Civil War letters that trace a Union soldier's transformation from eager recruit to war-weary, battle-tested veteran.
Provides a reimagined but historically accurate account of the life of the notorious gangster Frank Costello through his own words.
The first and best biography of this pioneering comic duo and Broadway Stars--in a new edition!
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.
A walking tour and history of Bob Dylan's life and time in New York, from Greenwich Village to Woodstock.
Reveals the life and lore of a vanished era of railroad history.
A visual and narrative memoir of a lifetime's encounters with 112 trendsetters, musicians, politicians, writers, and ordinary people by a noted folklorist-photographer.
Recounts the compelling stories of Civil War soldiers and sailors who lived in Oswego County, New York.
A time capsule of a classic Italian American neighborhood, told in the voices of its inhabitants.
Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.
The first full biography of W. H. H. Murray (1849-1904), a Boston preacher often described as the father of the American outdoor movement and the modern vacation.
A New York soldier's eyewitness account of life in the first year of the Civil War, from the campgrounds to the battlefields.
A visitor's companion to New York's Letchworth State Park, richly illustrated with ninety maps and thirty-five photographs.
Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.
Chronicles the creation of a picturesque home and landscape on the Hudson River by one of the nineteenth century's leading authors.
A classic history of Delaware County and the border wars written by none other than prominent Gilded Age "Robber Baron" Jay Gould.
A county history book that includes town histories, biographical sketches, and lithographs of pioneers and homesteads, as well as their Civil War military service.
Fifty-one unique New York towns with great stories to tell, from L. Frank Baum's and Jello's hometowns to the birthplace of the Women's Rights Movement.
An important and prescient early example of US environmental writing with a profound sense of consciousness and appreciation for the natural world.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.