The New Yorkers:
by Cathleen Schine
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Forget Internet dating: Any city dweller who's spent an afternoon walking a cute pup down the street will tell you that owning a dog is the surest way to make and sustain a connection. In Cathleen Schine's meringue-light new novel The New Yorkers, canines of all shapes, sizes, and degrees of lovability unite a disparate collection of Manhattanites living on the same charming, rent-controlled street, an easy dog walk from Central Park. It's an ordinary Upper West Side street that escaped gentrification, a street where people moved after graduating college and never left."There are no mansions there, no narrow houses of historical importance, no plaques attesting to former residents of consequence. . . . And yet, it was the loveliest street I have ever lived on," says the nameless narrator.
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