Reviews of Books in Print

The Malbone Street Wreck
     by Brian J. Cudahy. Reviewed by Paul Matus.
(14 Oct 1999)

On November 1, 1918, a five car wood-bodied elevated train of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co. smashed into the wall of a recently opened tunnel, killing about 100 people.

A Few Historical Errors in Cudahy's The Malbone Street Wreck,
     by Alan D. Glick. (14 Oct 1999)

Capsule Review, by C.K. Leverett. (24 Oct 1999)

722 Miles  by Clifton Hood. Reviewed by Paul Matus. (20 Oct 1999)

A political history of the transit system in one of the nation's most political cities--perhaps the only such modern work accessible to the average reader.

Tracks of the New York City Subway  by Peter Dougherty.
     Reviewed by Paul Matus.
(17 Mar 2000)

What the official maps don't show you ... and more.

The Underground Guide to New York City Subways by David Frattini
Capsule Review by Kevin Walsh.
(18 Mar 2000)

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