Manhattan Field Guide

Wildsam Manhattan leads travelers through an authentic experience of the nation's cultural and economic capital, working closely with a team of trusted locals. Contributors include nonfiction writer Gay Talese, artist and illustrator Maira Kalman, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Reverend Dr. LaKeesha Walrond, subway conductor Tramell Thompson and finance historian James Grant, among others. Topics in the handsome volume include city history, Central Park, skyscraper architecture, foodways from pastrami to pizza, rats, Robert Moses, recluses and much more.