The Hotel

Some of them had been around for a while, though they were a shifting population, subject to the whims of the current management of the hotel, which might ...

The Hotel

The Hotel

A look inside New York’s icon of luxury: “Reading [The Hotel] is at least as enjoyable—and certainly less expensive—than staying at the Plaza” (Publishers Weekly). When it opened its doors in 1907, the Plaza was considered the world’s finest luxury hotel. Since then, the grand building at the southern tip of Central Park has hosted kings and queens, the rich and famous, and countless world leaders. And like any hotel, it has seen its share of crimes, suicides, and drunken mayhem as well. A fascinating read for fans of Stephen Birmingham’s Life at the Dakota or Justin Kaplan’s When the Astors Owned New York, this book combines Manhattan history with a guided behind-the-scenes tour, interviewing the hospitality industry employees who tote the luggage, change the light bulbs, and clean the rooms. From a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who has written for the New York Times and Rolling Stone, The Hotel offers the kind of day-to-day detail that brings the Fifth Avenue French Renaissance landmark to vivid, colorful life.

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The Hotel
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Sonny Kleinfield
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-29 - Publisher: Open Road Media

A look inside New York’s icon of luxury: “Reading [The Hotel] is at least as enjoyable—and certainly less expensive—than staying at the Plaza” (Publishers Weekly). When it opened its doors in 1907, the Plaza was considered the world’s finest luxury hotel. Since then, the grand building at the southern tip
The Hotel Between
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Sean Easley
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

“Magic and mystery draw you [in]…Can I make a reservation yet?” —James Riley, New York Times bestselling author of the Story Thieves series “A wild ride across the globe, full of fun, adventure, and genuine heart.” —Kevin Sands, New York Times bestselling author of the Blackthorn Key series “Danger, fun,
The Hotel Years
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Joseph Roth
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-29 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

The first overview of all Joseph Roth’s journalism: traveling across a Europe in crisis, he declares,“I am a hotel citizen, a hotel patriot.” The Hotel Years gathers sixty-four feuilletons: on hotels; pains and pleasures; personalities; and the deteriorating international situation of the 1930s. Never before translated into English, these pieces
The Hotel Tito
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Ivana Bodrozic
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-07 - Publisher: Seven Stories Press

The most powerful autobiographical novel written about the Yugoslav wars. A timely and deeply accessible book that speaks to what it is like to be displaced by war. Hotel Tito is an award-winning autobiographical novel of the Serbo-Croatian War. Author Ivana Bodrožić was born in the Croatian town of Vukovar,
Life in the Hotel
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Jo Jean Thomas DeHony
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Over 100 years of life in a Hotel. In 1900 The Chamberlins moved to “Cody”, a town with few buildings and very few people. Agnes Chamberlin started a boarding house in 1904, later expanded into Hotel Chamberlin. Her ideas filled with interesting challenges, were usually quite successful. She gave her

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