Nothing like some good Herb.
In “Black Detroit,” Herb Boyd celebrates the city’s rich history through its unsung heroes.
Local history, African and American Books on Harlem, Washington Heights, Slavery, Abolition, Civil Rights, Black Power, Dance, Drama, Entertainment, Blues, Rhythm &..., Jazz, Mambo, Street Literature, Pornography, Photography, High Arts, Low Arts, Africa, the Black Atlantic.
426 W 160th St
New York, NY
By Car – Up St. Nicholas Avenue to 160th Street, turn right one block or down Broadway to 160th, turn left to between St. Nicholas and Edgecombe Avenues. By Madison Ave. Bus – M2 to 160nd St & Edgecombe Avenue, M3 to 160th & St. Nicholas Avenue. By Subway – IND 8th Ave – A train to Harlem, Local, C train to 163rd St. Station, use south exit at 161st St. and walk one block south and one half block east. By I.R.T. Subway – Broadway 7th Ave. line (1) to 155th St. Station. Walk north to 160th St., then 2 blocks east.
A scout, clerk & dealer in rare & out-of-print books since 1972, Kurt Thometz, d.b.a The Private Library, has provided bibliophilic services to some of the world’s most discerning readers since 1980. Located on the ground floor of a brownstone on Harlem’s Heights, Jumel Terrace Books specializes in Local History: the Art, Myth, & Literature of Colonial & Revolutionary Uptown New York & the Black Atlantic. Open by appointment, reservation, invitation or serendipity. You need to come here to browse but you needn’t leave. The bookshop fronts our Bed & Breakfast, a private Garden apartment with a full bath & kitchen that sleeps three. We accommodate parties of up to five for short term stays. Books Are Weapons is my redout on the War of Ideas and, as a kola, my book about books, Life Turns Man Up & Down: Highlife, Useful Advice & Mad English. “It Entertains More Than 2 Bottles of Beer.” (see http://www.kurtthometz.com for further fodder.
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