You & Me
NY, Holt Rinehart Winston, (1974). The author's own copy of this book of cultural and literary criticism. Signed by Krim prior to publication, with a Village Voice ad tipped in, beneath a quotation from Sir Kenneth Clark that is handwritten by Krim, and with more than two dozen pages marked by Krim with changes or corrections, beginning with a re-ordering of the pieces in the Table of Contents. Krim was one of the preeminent essayists of his time, writing about the Beats, the New York cultural scene in the 1950s, the counterculture, and more. This volume has blurbs or review excerpts by James Baldwin, Norman Mailer, William Styron, John Clellon Homes, Dan Wakefield, and others. Laid in is an obituary for Big Joe Turner, who is featured in a chapter in the book. Handled: a good copy in a good dust jacket. Unique. [#033637] $450
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