Related to the publication of my next book, Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York. (I’ll have links to each event and more information when we get closer to the dates.)

– May 16, Untapped Cities, a presentation, Q&A and book party inside the historic Starrett-Lehigh Building in Chelsea, a New York City landmark located along the Hudson River, 6-8pm.
– May 23, I’m doing a presentation and Q&A at the Brooklyn Public Library in Park Slope along with author Cutter Wood, author of Love and Death in the Sunshine State: A Story of A Crime, 6:30 pm.
– May 24, Clinton Book Shop. 6:30pm.
– May 26, Astoria Bookshop. This event will also include a walking tour of Roosevelt Island (formerly Blackwell’s Island) given by Judith Berdy, the president of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society. 1pm.
– June 1, Harvard Book Store. 7pm, 1256 Massachusetts Ave.
– June 6, A talk with New York Times reporter Ginia Bellafante, New York Public Library, 6:30pm, Mid-Manhattan branch.
– July 19, Presentation at Colonnade Row: New York’s History Salon, 6:30pm.

Choral Events

The Choral Society of Grace Church Holiday Concert
Friday, November 30, 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 1, 3:00 PM
Grace Church in New York

A festive program of seasonal favorites to be announced.


(The picture was taken by Ben Rosengart at the book party for The Restless Sleep: Inside New York City’s Cold Case Squad, in 2005.)

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