7 Brilliant Books Set in New York

“The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding.”―John Updike

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The Warriors

The Warriors

By Sol Yurick

The Cosmopolitans

The Cosmopolitans

By Sarah Schulman

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

By James Leo Herlihy

Falling Angel

Falling Angel

By William Hjortsberg

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

By Edith Wharton

the 25th hour, a book set in new york

The 25th Hour

By David Benioff