Thursday, January 27, 2022

Explore: New York

Explore The World 2022
through books, films, etc.
January: New York

READ:
Her Last Breath
by Hilary Davidson
Thriller, Mystery, Manhattan | Published: 2021 | Goodreads | my rating: 4
sister vengeance

Dinner with Edward
A Story of an Unexpected Friendship
by Isabel Vincent
Memoir, Food, New York | Published: 2016 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
delightful friendship with dinners as bonding moments


Going Into Town
A Love Letter to New York
by Roz Chast
Graphic Novel, Humor, Memoir, New York | Published: 2017 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
a humurous inside scoop


WATCH:
tick, tick... BOOM! (2021)
Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Screenplay: Steven Levenson
Based on musical by: Jonathan Larson
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus
Drama, Biography, Musical | imdb | my rating: 5
amazing playwright with backstory of the infamous musical, Rent

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

Rent (2005)
Director: Chris Columbus
Screenplay: Stephen Chbosky
Based on musical by: Jonathan Larson
Stars: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson
Drama, Romance, Musical | imdb

This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

EAT:
the iconic: bagel and lox cream cheese


FLIP THROUGH:
New York Drawings
by Adrian Tomine
Graphic Novel, Art, New York | Published: 2012 | Goodreads


Tenements, Towers & Trash
An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City
by Julia Wertz
History, Art, Artchitecture, New York | Published: 2017 | Goodreads


MAGAZINES and PUZZLE: catching up with New Yorker back issues
VIRTUAL VISIT:
Japan Society NY
art exhibit: ShikĊ Munakata: A Way of Seeing
December 10, 2021 – March 20, 2022 (here)


VISIT bookstore: someday...
Albertine (details)
bookshop in New York devoted solely to books in French and English

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* part of Explore the World (here)

 
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