‘The New Kings of New York’ tops Amazon charts
It’s official: this book is the real deal.
Our new tome, “The New Kings of New York: Renegades, Moguls, Gamblers and the Remaking of the World’s Most Famous Skyline,” is now the #1 seller on Amazon’s Hottest Real Estate Books list.
In the book, longtime TRD contributor and award-winning journalist Adam Piore reveals insider testimonials from developers, politicians, investors, and financiers who have credit — or blame — for shaping the city of New York in the new millennium, a time when Manhattan has become a playground for the global 1%.
Names in bold inside include Stephen Ross of Related Companies, Gary Barnett of Extell Development, former deputy mayor Dan Doctoroff and fallen golden boy Kent Swig.
Soon to be featured in articles in the New York Post and Daily Beast, “The New Kings of New York” has already received positive reviews from writers in the field, which complement Piore’s ability to penetrate the minds of the greats. movers. and shakers who had the capital and ambition to reshape the skyline.
“It’s not often that one feels sympathy for New York’s real estate moguls, a ruthless, ultra-competitive group of men whose buildings are essentially a public display of their own phallic imaginations” , wrote Vicky Ward, the bestselling author of “The Liar’s Ball” and “Kushner, Inc.” “But in Adam Piore’s masterful, detailed reporting and storytelling, their humanity and complexity come alive.”
New York Times bestselling author Michael Gross agrees.
“Not a slow, wet kiss or a spit, it’s an epic of greed and civic generosity, of visionary brilliance and abject stupidity,” said the ‘740 Park’ and ‘House of Outrageous Fortune’ author. “Even if you can’t afford a penthouse overlooking Central Park, you can still have a great view on these pages.”
Released this week after five years of research and writing, the book was edited by TRD Editor-in-Chief Stuart Elliott and Associate Editor Hiten Samtani.