• Jonathan Lee on the Man Who Built New York City ... Only to Disappear Into It

    A new novel explores the mysterious legacy of Andrew Haswell Green, the Father of Greater New York, who built Central Park and the New York Public Library, then all but disappeared into history.

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    On Black Lives Matter,
    1990s Los Angeles,
    and the Weight of History

    In the time I spent writing A Past that Breathes, I went from the frustrations of the private criminal law practice that...