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"Books we love about love" --More magazine
"Cozy, seductive narratives [that] illustrate how NYC's adrenaline-spiking public spaces help steer potential lovers together" --Kirkus Reviews
"Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to meet one’s soul mate in the Big Apple, as these tales of real couples...attest." – Vogue
A "Great Read" -- People
"Charming true stories" -- St. Petersburg Times
"Quirky true tales about city landmarks and chance encounters" - New York Magazine
"New York has been described as a city of 8 million lonely people.
Don’t believe it. ... The stories touch the heart. They are poignant, compelling, absorbing, romantic, and just flat-out sweet. Reading them, even hardened cynics will feel the urge to hug someone." - Providence Journal
I enjoyed the introduction about the psychology of love and attraction, and I even enjoyed the lesson about architecture and how people are affected by it; I initially enjoyed the... Read morePublished on September 16, 2012 by LiB
Ah New York....no place like it in the world. This collection features several short stories of people finding love in the most unexpected situations in the Big Apple. Read morePublished on July 28, 2011 by Rayhan S
As a native New Yorker (Long Island) who was dragged away from there by my parents at age 10 and raised in Maryland, and who then returned to work in NYC for four years, I was very... Read morePublished on June 26, 2011 by The Good Life
There was a 25 page Introduction section that was terribly dull reading. The author just gave so much background research info and details about who he contacted for assitance and... Read morePublished on May 25, 2011 by S. Lipson
This book is much much more than (as its subtitle tells us) "nine stories of love and serendipity on the streets of New York. Read morePublished on April 30, 2011 by R. L. Kaplan
Why would you read this book?
> To see relationships beginning and interacting with created spaces
> To see how created spaces are seemingly vital to interactions apart... Read more
This book was beautifully written and filled with such promise. To think that our future mate could be lurking anywhere just gives me goosebumps! Read morePublished on March 13, 2011 by CoyGirl
I suspect that many people, when they first pick up Ariel Sabar's new book, Heart of the City, will mistake it for a short story collection. Read morePublished on March 1, 2011 by Sam Sattler