What’s new in the Amsterdam News?

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I’ll tell ya what’s new in the Amsterdam News…

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Sunday morning, February, in the shop.

Adam and I are nearing the end of a bibilophilic dream spree buying as many books as are in the stop for the library of the “significant yacht” its itinerary mirrors, as do the collections.  Where our focus is the Black Atlantic, the ship is sailing for the Black Pacific.

A mess o’ Mesoamerica, under Dion’s self-portrait.

The Black Pacific (extended play)

Bruce Weber: My City, My New York

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La Vie, Le Monde.

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Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel

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Premiering tonight at MOMA, opening Sept 21st in New York, Los Angeles & Paris, Oct 1st, nationally.  I have my last say near the end of the film.

Hysterical Literature: Putting the Ass in “Leaves of Grass”

Her deeply moving crescendo to “The Song of Myself” starts 9 minutes in.

Bronze Librarian Thrills

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“If you are ever in the New York area and wish to obtain a book, be sure to call on librarian Frances Hamilton at the local library.  The beautiful miss graces the May 1965 cover of Bronze Thrills.  She stands 5 ft. 5 in. tall and weighs only 120.  She has curves that are all in [...]

Now in stock: The Secret History of the Black Pin Up: Women of Color from the Pin Up to Porn. Jim Linderman.

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