10 Quintessential Books About New York

L.A. owns the movies, and San Fran touts every gadget under the sun. But when it comes to one of the oldest forms of entertainment -- you might remember a little something called books? -- New York will always reign supreme.
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L.A. owns the movies, and San Fran touts every gadget under the sun. But when it comes to one of the oldest forms of entertainment--you might remember a little something called books?--New York will always reign supreme.

And with so many authors coming out of the Big Apple, it's only natural that plenty of their stories take place here, too.

How many of these ten classics have you read?

"A Tree Grows In Brooklyn" (1943). More about this book.

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"The Great Gatsby" (1925). More about this book.

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"Bright Lights, Big City" (1984). More about this book.

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"The Catcher In The Rye" (1951). More about this book.

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"The Bell Jar" ( 1963). More about this book.

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"Breakfast At Tiffany's" (1958). More about this book.

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"Bonfire Of The Vanities" (1987). More about this book.

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"A Visit From The Goon Squad" (2010). More about this book.

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"Let The Great World Spin" (2009). More about this book.

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"The Love Affairs Of Nathaniel P." (2013). More about this book.

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