Prominent New York writers weigh in:
Jonathan Lethem confesses his childhood subway sins
Colson Whitehead offers mass-transit tips for newcomers to the city
Francine Prose recalls the thrill and apprehension of riding alone as a teenage girl
Calvin Trillin pokes fun at the classic New York tendency to be skeptical about everything
Stan Fischler delights in memories of riding the open-air train cars to Coney Island as a boy
Equal parts hilarious, poignant, and heartbreaking, The Subway Chronicles is a journey into New York’s underground with some of today’s most loved writers.