Up in the Old Hotel by Joseph Mitchell
Mitchell explored a New York City that has now vanished in his four books and his classic reportage for The New Yorker. Mitchell's eccentrics live again in this omnibus volume that contains all of his books and several previously uncollected stories.
The 137th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 29th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)
- - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)