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Illustrated maps and portraits from the city

Stories from respected writers

A field guide to Manhattan: art museums and sidewalk cafes, fashion designers and chess teachers, jazz history and literary lore.

Inside Wildsam Manhattan, you'll find city stories from prize-winning writers, past and present; illustrated maps to Jewish delis, standout architecture and niche shops; interviews with iconic journalists, Broadway stagehands and subway conductors; delightful miscellany from the archives, selective recommendations about authentic Manhattan experiences and trusted travel essentials.

"Once you know Manhattan like this, if you're lucky enough to know the city in such miraculous minutae, you may leave it, but it never leaves you."






145 pages, printed in the U.S.A.
Back-pocket size, 4 x 6.5 inches
Featuring more than a dozen local voices

Founder & Editor in Chief Taylor Bruce
Editor J.R. Sullivan
Illustrations Lisk Feng
Contributing Writers Angela Chen, Zach Dundas, Hannah Hayes, Nick Marino, Alexandria Neason, Anna Peele
Featuring Gay Talese, Batsheva Hay, Adriano Espaillat, Nora Ephron, Nick Paumgarten, Ralph Ellison