"Footprints in New York has some of the sharpest, most informative meditations on the history of the city that I have encountered in a long time.” - Edwin G. Burrows, Pulitzer-Prize winning co-author of Gothamand author of Forgotten Patriots.
“Reading Footprints in New York is like wandering through the city’s history with smart friends. The pages are full of compelling details that mesh together in surprising ways, and throughout shines true affection: you sense that Michelle and James Nevius are rightly proud of New York for being America’s most fascinating place.”—TM Rives, author of Secret New York: An Unusual Guide
“I truly love Footprints in New York. I couldn’t stop reading, even when I was reading about things I already knew. James and Michelle Nevius made me feel like I was with them on a personal tour.”—Mitch Broder, author of Discovering Vintage New York: A Guide to the City’s Timeless Shops, Bars, Delis & More
Praise for Inside the Apple:
“A smart and entertaining window on the city of the past.” —The New York Times
“As a longtime New Yorker, I never tire of walking the streets and uncovering something new about the world’s most fascinating city, where every street has a story to tell. Inside the Apple is a gem of a book, filled with nuggets about New York’s extraordinary past, from the sidewalks up. Whether you are a tourist exploring for the very first time or a seasoned walker in the city, this book is a must.” - — Kenneth C. Davis, author of the bestsellers America's Hidden History and Don't Know Much About ® History
Two renowned New York City guides trace the paths of four centuries of iconic New Yorkers, taking the reader on a journey down the streets, to the places, and inside the worlds that have made the city such a central and fascinating part of the modern world.