List of Books Set in New York City

This article provides an incomplete list of fiction books set in New York City. Included is the date of first publication.

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    The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841–1935)

    I haven’t seen so much tippy-toeing around since the last time I went to the ballet. When members of the arts community were asked this week about one of their biggest benefactors, Philip Morris, and its requests that they lobby the New York City Council on the company’s behalf, the pas de deux of self- justification was so painstakingly choreographed that it constituted a performance all by itself.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    ...some small boys came out of the city and jeered at him, saying, “Go away, baldhead! Go away, baldhead!”
    Bible: Hebrew, 2 Kings 2:23.

    Elisha--proving that baldness has been a source of sensitivity for centuries, Elisha cursed them and they died.

    The death of William Tecumseh Sherman, which took place to-day at his residence in the city of New York at 1 o’clock and 50 minutes p.m., is an event that will bring sorrow to the heart of every patriotic citizen. No living American was so loved and venerated as he.
    Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901)

    Lovers, forget your love,
    And list to the love of these,
    She a window flower,
    And he a winter breeze.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
    John Ruskin (1819–1900)

    They set up a noise like crickets,
    A chattering wise and sweet,
    And her hair was a folded flower
    And the quiet of love in her feet.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)