“The saddest and the most exhilarating book you will read this year. It is an epic of a liberated city.”   Lucy Sante

“This story is a memory, a documentary, a personal journey, a political manifesto, a searing critique, a human embrace.”   Sarah Schulman

“A sublime and furious love letter to our city during the plague. A must for every New Yorker, and for everyone who has ever loved a place.”   Molly Crabapple

“In its gentle way this is the most radical book I have read in a long time.”   Eileen Myles