Admire an apocalyptic pillar in a church, relax in secret gardens, discover the New York version of the Sagrada Familia, visit a secret metro tunnel, contemplate an elephant electrocuted, find bullet impacts outside the Bank JP Morgan, observe the stars with a university telescope, find a statue of Lenin, fly your skirt in the same place as Marilyn Monroe, explore a room filled with earth, discover a gigantic Venetian palace above an old stable, visit an island whose independence was proclaimed from a canoe in 2004, discover the “pig” of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, play scrabble with the signs of Queens, find out where is the last tooth of Washington, find the house who hides a metro mouth, locate a plaque in memory of an event of another dimension, have your bike or elephant blessed , go get inspected any natural quirk at an annual professional identification session …

T.M. Rives was born and educated in California. During studies in Los Angeles, he was struck by a need to widen his experience through travel; after completing studies in France, he spent the next 12 years in different countries in Europe, publishing translations and fiction. Eventually landing in New York City, where he has lived for the last ten years, T.M. Rives continues to write and photograph, as well as make documentary film on travel and the arts.


*Secret New York – An unusual guide received an Honorable Mention in the
2018 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Travel Media Awards Competition*


AUTHOR: T.M. Rives
PAGES: 432
FORMAT: 10.5 x 19 cm
ISBN: 978-2-36195-237-2
PRICE: 18,95 € –  US$ 19.95 – £14.99