A complete run from Vol. I (1967) – Vol. XXXII (1999) from the library of Judith Gleason. A very few issues, particularly the earliest, have been clipped towards grangerization and conditions range from a copy that’s still in its mailing packaging (fine) to Good+, the vast majority being in VG+, many quite scarce. Articles by [...]
Looking for rare and hard to find books about black culture, then you need to go to Kurt’s Little Black Bookshop across from Jumel Terrace in Upper Manhattan. Tell him his friend G. Keith, sent you.
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The first young man to arrive at the shop for my annual guest speaker turn for Herb’s Harlem History class lives in the Lionel Hampton Houses here on St. Nicholas Avenue but had never seen a picture of or heard Lionel Hampton. He left here Flying Home. Despite their nearly all being New York City [...]
My interview aired on the BBC’s Outlook program today, Feb. 26th. You can listen here: Kurt Thometz’s Bookshop. My part starts around 26:55, and they also use a clip from me in the beginning. There are also pictures interviewer Matthew Nelson took on their Facebook page.
William Faulkner in interview with the London Sunday Times regards Artherine Lucy’s controversial admission to the University of Alabama: “As long as there is a middle road, all right, I’ll be on it. But if it came to fighting, I’d fight for Mississippi against the United States even if it meant going out in the [...]
Michael Smith. Me Cyaan Believe It Me seh me cyaan believe it me seh me cyaan believe it Room dem a rent me apply widdin but as me go een cockroch rat an scorpion also come een Waan good nose haffi run but me naw go siddung pon high wal like Humpty Dumpty me a [...]
Featuring David Bailey, Jumel Terrace Books and The Private Library. Bruce Weber’s been supportive of the shop for several years now. Asked about his favorite haunts for the book My City, My New York he talked about our walks around Harlem. Last January, a shoot he did on location here appeared in German Vogue called [...]