Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis

Award winning journalist Sam Anderson s long awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny Oklahoma City was born from chaos It was founded in a bizarre but momentous Land Run in 1889, when thousands of people

The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

A memoir of self discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a

Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes came to New York City in 2009 with a one way ticket and only the vaguest idea of how he would get by But, at forty eight years old, having spent decades in San Francisco, he craved change Grieving over the death of his partner, he quickly discovered the profound consolations of the

The Municipalists

A novel about an unlikely pair of lonely outsiders one human, one AI on an adventure to save the great American city of Metropolis written by one of the most exciting new voices in fiction Charles Yu Named one of the best books of the month by Library Journal Debut of the Month , The Verge