Manhattan Skyscrapers

The revised third edition of this 1999 classic survey of Manhattan's concrete and steel magnificence includes eight new entries on recent buildings likely destined for landmark status. Contemporary monuments such as the climbable new headquarters of The New York Times receive lavish exegesis in savvy words and stirring pictures.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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