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    Guidebook Publishing Date Today

    Today is the publication date of The Governors Island Explorer’s Guide. I started thinking about the book in 2006, and began the research soon after. However, with all of the changes taking place on the Island, it seemed to me to wait until 2016 to release it. If the book had been published just recently it would not have included The Hills or the South Island development. The Island has had so many development changes that the book would have been outdated almost immediately. (I’m already thinking about the next edition!) A full description of the book is here, along with ordering information. The plan for the book was simple:…

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    New Book Will Explore Governors Island

    I am very pleased to announce that my sixth book will be published by Globe Pequot Press: The Governors Island Explorer’s Guide. It will be part of the “Historical Tours” series and come out in about nine months. The book will be approximately 122 pages and available in softcover and ebook. It will be illustrated with maps, photos, and artwork. It will be available soon for pre-order; the ISBN is 978-1-4930-1966-3. Globe Pequot Press published my most recent book, The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide, in February. Sam Roberts in The New York Times wrote: “This delightful illustrated reminiscence profiles the full cast of wits who defined…