Targeting NYC Architecture In 'Gargoyle Hunters'

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The new book by John Freeman Gill tells the story of a father and son team who plot to steal gargoyles off the faces of New York City buildings.

John Freeman Gill, architecture and real estate editor of Avenue Magazine, discusses his debut novel, The Gargoyle Hunters. Gill’s novel tells the story of a father and son team who steal 19th–century gargoyles off the faces of New York City buildings so that they can raise money to save their home. The novel is based on a famous architectural heist that took place in Manhattan in 1974.

John Freeman Gill will appear in conversation with Liesl Schillinger at the Greenlight Bookstore (686 Fulton St., Brooklyn) March 23 at 7:30 p.m.

He will also appear in conversation with Amor Towles on April 4 at the Barnes & Noble: Upper West Side (2289 Broadway) at 7:00 p.m.