Readers who like Walking Off the Big Apple may also enjoy the following books published in 2007.
Books of art:
Enclosure by Andy Goldsworthy
On Ugliness by Umberto Eco, Alastair McEwen (translator)
A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932 by John Richardson
A Lifetime of Secrets: A PostSecret Book by Frank Warren
The Writer's Brush: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture by Writers by Donald Friedman
Two books about cultural ideas - Modernism: The Lure of Heresy by Peter Gay and Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture At Midcentury by Elizabeth Armstrong
Two autobiographies - Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin and Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton
Two biographies - Edith Wharton by Hermione Lee and Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour, 1909-1954 by Hilary Spurling
And finally the novels and novellas I most want to read: Tree of Smoke: A Novel by Denis Johnson, Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo, Suite Francaise (two novellas, one fictional, the other factual) by Irene Nemirovsky , and A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini.
Read the earlier post about classic New York and Texas novels here.