Interview with Hollywoodlife.com
“Stumped on what to get this holiday season for your loved ones? If they enjoy a good book then this is the perfect gift! HollywoodLife.com got a chance to catch up with award winning author, Donald L. Miller, who spilled some major secrets about Manhattan that he reveals in his latest book!”
Skinnie Magazine Interview for Savannah Book Festival 2015
”Supreme City’ pulls the reader back to the 1920s in New York City – the age of jazz, the age of ambition, the age of personalities and the blatant disregard of inhibitions. Mayor Jimmy Walker, “the very expression of Jazz Age New York,” is the perfect book opener for this energetic story of the transformation of Midtown Manhattan. Miller illustrates why there is no other place in the world like New York City.”
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New York Times Podcast (July 27, 2014) Interview begins at 25 mins 15 secs
“This week, Ben Macintyre discusses “A Spy Among Friends”; Alexandra Alter and Parul Sehgal talk about the week’s literary news; Donald L. Miller discusses “Supreme City”; and Gregory Cowles has best-seller news. Pamela Paul is the host.”
In Conversation with Judith Reagan (June 28, 2014)
Manhattan was transformed by jazz, night clubs, radio, skyscrapers, movies, and the tremendous energy of the 1920s. Donald Miller details the story of Manhattan’s growth and transformation in the roaring twenties and the brilliant people behind it. His book Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America looks at everyone from Walter Chrysler to William Paley, Elizabeth Arden and her rival Helena Rubenstein, who all shared ambition and a drive to fulfill their dreams in New York. He explains how Manhattan became the social, cultural, and commercial hub of the country
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The Daily Beast: When New York City Hit it’s Stride
“Donald L. Miller’s Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America is an awesome book on an awesome subject, a time in the history of New York City when commerce and culture engaged in a symbiotic relationship, spurring an unprecedented boom in architecture, art, music, theater, popular culture, and mass communications that lit up the city, then America, and then the world…”
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Lafayette College Interview: Supreme City, Supreme History
“Donald L. Miller believes that cities can be read like books. The historian thinks that histories of cities should read like novels. His latest history of a city reads like an epic novel…”
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