10 Must-Read Books Set In NYC

by Daphne Hsi · March 11, 2014

NYC Based Books

New York City is rife with literary inspiration. The deliciously twisted mess of scandal cloaked in wealth, secrets swept from sight, and madness veiled by beauty has provided the backdrop for everything from classic Fitzgerald novels to Donna Tartt's modern bestseller. From the hushed society of Edith Wharton's era to the roiling melting pot of the 1980s, click through for 10 books set in NYC!