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Hello, New York : An Illustrated Love Letter to the Five Boroughs

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From beloved author, illustrator and New Yorker Julia Rothman comes this visual homage to the city she calls home. With humour and tenderness, Rothman offers an eclectic assortment of quirky historical titbits (how the lion sculptures in front of the New York Public Library got their names), expertise on idiosyncratic places to visit (where to find the tennis courts at Grand Central Station), interviews with locals (thoughts on love and life from a Hasidic Jewish landlord) and personal recollections from growing up in the Bronx (eating fried fish at Johnny's Reef)--all illustrated in her signature whimsical, hand-drawn style. An illustrated city guide that's as entertaining as it is informative, this is a treasure for anyone who hearts New York.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 156 x 204 x 18mm | 359.99g
  • CHRONICLE BOOKS
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • full-colour throughout
  • 1452109842
  • 9781452109848
  • 109,092

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"Julia's Rothman's love letter to NYC is one of the most moving things I've read all year. Whether you're a local or just visiting, it breaks down some of the most beloved - and unknown - areas of all five boroughs and brings them to life." - Design*Sponge

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About Julia Rothman

Julia Rothman has lived in three different boroughs of New York City and currently resides in Brooklyn. She has illustrated and designed products for the likes of Urban Outfitters and Victoria's Secret, her illustrations appear regularly in The New York Times and Design*Sponge and she has a line of letterpress stationery printed and distributed by Hello!Lucky.

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