The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom
Whether you love its pace or are mystified by its immensity, New York City has a seemingly limitless capacity to spark both refreshingly blunt observations and eloquent descriptions of its daily life and motion. It has inspired countless artists, musicians, and even politicians, all of whom embody the essence of the city: profound, prophetic, quirky, amusing, tough, and amazingly varied.
Inside you’ll find words of wisdom from a plethora of noteworthy New Yorkers, including:
Ed Koch was Mayor of New York City for three terms from 1978-1989. During that time, he restored fiscal stability to the City of New York. Prior to being Mayor, Mr. Koch served for nine years as a Congressman and two years as a member of the New York City Council. He is currently a partner in the law firm of Bryan Cave LLP. He hosts a Friday evening call-in radio program on Bloomberg AM 1130 (WBBR) and is also a commentator on that same station. Koch is the author of numerous books, including Mayor, Politics, His Eminence and Hizzoner, All The Best, Citizen Koch, and two children’s books which he co-authored with his sister. He was born, raised, and currently lives in New York City.