Publication is scheduled for fall 2019 in both markets. The book will chronicle the history of the Village as the crucible of 20th-century American culture and its place at the forefront of the fight for social justice in terms of women's rights, civil rights and LGBT rights. As a local wit famously put it, “Everything started in the Village – except Prohibition”.
The Village Trip will be a guide to the people and places that comprise this unique neighborhood – though as anarchist, writer and waiter Hippolyte Havel, on whom Eugene O'Neill based Hugo Kalmar in The Iceman Cometh, “Greenwich Village is a spiritual zone of mind. It has no boundaries”.