Book List:13 titles
  • The fiftieth anniversary edition of Pete Hamill's thrilling and provocative 1968 debut novel, with a brand-new introduction by the author....


  • In this collection of thirty-four sketches, the author captures the extraordinary range of people, experiences, places and feelings that is New York City - the city behind the glamorous facade of Manhattan, inhabited by people who remember when t...


  • Never before collected in one volume, here are Pete Hamill's stories about Brooklyn, the borough in which he was born and grew up, and the one closest to his heart. A young boy with a mysterious past forever transforms the lives of the neighborhoo...


  • In a stately West Village townhouse, a wealthy socialite and her secretary are murdered. In the 24 hours that follow, a flurry of activity circles around their shocking deaths: The head of one of the city's last tabloids stops the presses. A cop inve...


  • It is 1934, and New York City is in the icy grip of the Great Depression. With enormous compassion, Dr. James Delaney tends to his hurt, sick, and poor neighbors, who include gangsters, day laborers, prostitutes, and housewives. If they can't pay...


  • Originally published in 1973 and long unavailable, THE GIFT returns to print in a paperback edition that features a bound-in reading group guide. This short novel portends the great literary promise that Pete Hamill would eventually fulfill in such b...


  • This widely acclaimed bestseller is the magical, epic tale of an extraordinary man who arrives in New York in 1740 and remains... forever. Through the eyes of Cormac O'Connor--granted immortality as long as he never leaves the island of Manhattan--we...


  • In the year 1947, Michael Devlin, eleven years old and 100 percent American-Irish, is about to forge an extraordinary bond with a refugee of war named Rabbi Judah Hirsch. Standing united against a common enemy, they will summon from ancient sources a...


  • It was 1953. A time of innocence. A time when the world seemed full of possibilities. And all the rules were about to change. Michael was a streetwise Brooklyn boy heading south to join the Navy and become a man. But he was about to learn more abo...







  • TOMORROW, THE STRUGGLE WILL BE FOUGHT ON OUR STREETS On a visit to Northern Ireland, newspaper reporter Sam Briscoe meets with a mysterious IRA leader and agrees to deliver an envelope to his supporters in New York City. It's a decision with grave...