About this book
A collection of Mitchell's journalistic essays about New York, written between 1943 and 1965. Part of Vintage Classics, with a new introduction by William Fiennes.
Ian McEwan Mitchell is the laureate of old New York. Written between 1943 and 1965, this book offers the complete collection of Joseph Mitchell's "New Yorker" journalism and includes "McSorley's Wonderful Saloon", "Old Mr Flood", "The Bottom of the Harbour" and "Joe Gould's Secret".