New York Times Book Review: A Literary Map of Manhattan
What an interesting way to explore Manhattan and its place in American literary history
. Scroll down the map of the island or click on the book icons to find quotations from nearly one hundred authors that relate to specific addresses on Manhattan. You’ll find the quotation, citation to the work that contains the quotation, and, often, a portrait of the author. You can also access an index of the authors and titles if you are looking for a specific book. References from early 19th century to contemporary fiction, children’s books, and poetry dot the landscape.