Publication: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc, 2019, New York
First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. As new unread copy without dust jacket, as issued. Color, pictorial cloth, front and rear endpapers decorated and in color, 212 pp. plus 4 pp., frontispiece, preface, illustrated (mostly in color), index, acknowledgments, My Notes. Drawings by Pierre Le-Tan. "Cleo Le-Tan and her father, the famed French artist Pierre Le-Tan, have created an essential, whimsical, and inimitable guide to New York City's fascinating literary world This illustrated guidebook takes you on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood odyssey through New York, visiting iconic bookstores, hidden literary landmarks, and fabled writers' haunts, and features candid interviews with local literary figures and bibliophiles ---- including Hamish Bowles, Tina Brown and Harold Evans, Graydon Carter, Tavi Cevinson, Eddie Huang, Marc Jacobs, Gay and Nan Talese, Sigrid Nunez, and Richard Price, among many others. A BOOKLOVER'S GUIDE TO NEW YORK is a one-of-a-kind treasure map and an indispensable volume for any admirer of the printed word." ---- rear cover blurb. A handsome book that also features a visit to The Mysterious Bookshop and an interview with Otto Penzler, owner of the store.
Inventory Number: 46365