I’d heard about this book called New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009 and thought it sounded fabulous: for each day of the year, it gives an excerpt from the diary of a notable New York resident or visitor, including people such as Albert Camus, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Theodore Roosevelt, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Mark Twain, Joyce Carol Oates, and many others… but of course I wondered if it would have pictures of the actual diaries.
According to a post on the New York Times City Room blog, the book doesn’t have pictures. But they managed to dig a few up for us to at least look at online!
This one was Kurt Weill’s, from 1950 but it looks brand new!
Read more at New York Diaries, in the Author’s Hand – NYTimes.com.