Books Mentioning Jackson Heights
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Here we maintain a list of books that mention our neighborhood.
- Images of America - Jackson Heights - 2013, by Jason D. Antos, Constantine E. Theodosiou, forward by council member Daniel Dromm, Arcadia Publishing.
- Infrastructure, the Queensboro Corporation and Garden Apartments - Available online at Materialsemiotic.
- Jackson Heights A Garden in the City - The History of America's First Garden and Cooperative Apartment Community, Paperback – 1990, by Daniel Karatzas (Author). The book is available at Strand Books and Espresso 77.
- Jackson Heights Chronicles - when crossing the border isn't enough, by Orlando Toban & Kristina Cordero. Available from Simon & Schuster.
- Jackson Heights from ice age to space age: A history for children, Paperback – 1996, by Rudolph E Greco (Author), Children Of Jackson Heights (Illustrator). Used versions are available from Abe Books.
- The Bullet or the Bribe: Taking Down Colombia's Cali Drug Cartel by Ronald Chepesiuk - Available online.
- Helen Fulton Orton essay on Battle of Long Island presented before Newtown Historical Society. Also, a prolific writer of childrens books.
- Forced Entry, by Stephen Solomita, January 22, 2013, Open Road Media
- The Book of Kehls, by Christine Kehl O'Hagan, February 7, 2006, St. Martin's Press
Some books are inspired by events that occurred in Jackson Heights.
- Ouch! I got a cut! Paperback – 2017, by Orlaith & Kathleen Staunton (Author), Cecilia Mandrile (Illustrator) - was inspired by the death of Rory Staunton, for which Rory Staunton Field at Travers Park is named. Available on Amazon.
In addition to books, several films mention Jackson Heights.
- In Jackson Heights explores the conflict between maintaining ties to old traditions and adapting to American values. Director: Frederick Wiseman 
- Julio of Jackson Heights