Item Details

Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes
Format
Book
Published
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
1620404931, 9781620404935, 9781620404959
Summary
A "celebration of what [writer and photographer] Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late [neurologist] Oliver Sacks"--Amazon.com.
Contents
  • Part I: Insomniac City
  • Insomniac City
  • Sleep: loss
  • Black crow
  • O and I
  • On becoming a New Yorker
  • Subway Lifer
  • The summer Michael Jackson dies
  • A fisherman on the subway
  • A poem written on the stars
  • The moving man
  • For the skateboarders
  • Part II: On being not dead
  • The thank-you man
  • The same taxi twice
  • The weeping man
  • On being not dead
  • On a typewriter
  • At the skateboard park
  • A woman who knew her way
  • Driving a supermodel
  • Lessons from the smoke shop
  • A year in trees
  • On Father's Day
  • Part III: How New York breaks your heart
  • My afternoon with Ilona
  • His name is Raheem
  • A Monet of one's own
  • But
  • Everything that I don't have
  • A pencil sharpener
  • Home
  • Postscript.
Description
291 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Technical Details
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