New Yorkers: The restless rhythms and strident voices of the Big Apple
Craig Taylor spent six years interviewing the people of New York for his latest book, and the result crackles with raw urban energy
New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time
By Craig Taylor
John Murray, €19.99
“There’s no better way of rejecting where you came from, no plainer declaration of an intention to reinvent yourself, than moving to New York,” wrote the novelist Jonathan Franzen. “I speak from personal experience.”
That impulse for regeneration animates Craig Taylor’s New Yorkers: a majestic oral portrait of the Big Apple in the 21st century that captures the ...