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.
May 24, Clinton Book Shop.
May 26, Astoria Bookshop.
June 1, Harvard Book Store.
June 6, New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan branch.

Choral Events

The Choral Society of Grace Church Spring Concert
Friday, May 11, 8:00 PM
Grace Church in New York

Leonard Bernstein: Missa Brevis (Kyrie and Gloria)
arr. Virgil Thomson: My Shepherd Shall Supply My Need
Randall Thompson: Alleluia
Joseph Haydn: Mass No. 14 in B-flat (“Harmoniemesse”)

A concert in honor of Leonard Bernstein – works by Bernstein and friends, with one of the late Haydn masses beloved by this great composer-conductor.


(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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