Books for both show and do-tell. Large coffee table books capturing iconic moments in Black film, Black Art, Black Music and more. Great gifts for the book lovers in your life.
Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem BookRegular price $28.00
New York Times Best Seller, Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem Book is a memoir of Daniel R. Day.
With his now-legendary store on Lenox Ave near 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered high-end streetwear in the early 1980s, remixing classic luxury-brand logos into his own flamboyant designs. But before reinventing fashion, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, a young man in a prison cell who found nourishment in books, and, finally, a designer who broke barriers to outfit a whos-who of music, sport, and crime-world celebrities in looks that went on to define an era.
Sneaker Book Limited Edition GuideRegular price $29.95
Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide Book brings you the very best limited edition and collaborative sneakers that have been released over the last ten years, a time when sneaker design has transcended its origins to explore new territories in global design culture, including fashion and art. Over 300 designs from fifteen brands have been carefully selected and photographed, with 100 outstanding examples showcasing the burgeoning trend for direct collaborations.
Among Others: Blackness at MoMaRegular price $65.00
Green: A Pocket Guide to PotRegular price $19.95
Green: A Pocket Guide to Pot is a book addressing a generation of pot smokers living at a time when over half of America has legalized medical marijuana. This paperback edition of the successful Green delivers the planet's best bud photography in an accessible package and irresistible price point. Organized alphabetically, each of the 150 strains features a gorgeous bud shot plus a breezy description of the bud and its essential stats (lineage, flavor, high, and medicinal uses). Updated with more popular strains as well as new live plant and microscopic bud photography, this edition of Green will be the go-to strain guide for recreational and medicinal users alike.
Protest Stencil Toolkit BookRegular price $24.99
Lets go! With classic symbols from the great protest movements of the twentieth century, as well as new images reflecting contemporary concerns such as the environment and the economy, anyone can use this book to create unique and powerful protest graphics.
The 46 die-cut stencils, plus a bespoke typeface, can be combined to create both slogans and powerful visual message, and are robust enough to be re-used any number of times.
This toolkit box contains 42 stencils.
BevelationsRegular price $24.99
A Limited Number of Signed Copies Available.
“Bevy knows what's what, and she is the kind of woman you want in your corner. If you don't believe me . . . buy the book.”
“With unmatched wit, humor, and charm, Bevy takes us through the ups and downs of her multi-hyphenate career, spilling gems along the way.”
Posters For Change BookRegular price $27.50
This Posters For Change Book contains 50 removable posters.
Make your voice heard with this collection of 50 tear-out posters created by designers from around the globe! This collection of posters is made for—and by—people who want to make their voices heard in a time of unprecedented political activism and resistance.
Stand up for: Animal Rights, Child Labor, Civil Rights, Climate Change and the Environment, Gun Control, Health Care Access, Immigration, LGBTQ and Gender Rights, Mass Incarceration, Public Arts, Voting Rights, Women's Rights
Love Spells BookRegular price $14.99
High Yoga BookRegular price $18.95
Oh yes. You read the title correclty.
Yogis have been using marijuana to enhance yoga practice for centuries. In this all-levels handbook, expert yoga instructor Darrin Zeer distills this ancient practice for a modern audience, guiding readers on combining yoga and marijuana for a healing and blissful practice.
Simple-to-follow instructions and illustrations for each pose are presented alongside weed strain recommendations, tips for safe consumption, and therapeutic benefits, including clarity, relaxation, and stress relief. Inviting, encouraging, and accessible to all yogis, from those just getting started on the mat to seasoned practitioners looking to enrich their practice, High Yoga makes it easy to relax the mind, ease the body, and lift the spirit.
The Astrology of Love and Sex BookRegular price $19.95
This book 2022 love playbook. Lots of interesting details that can take any situation to a new level.
Bringing the ancient matchmaking tool of astrology into the 21st century, The Astrology of Love & Sex explores the romantic and sensual sides of the zodiac. In 12 detailed chapters, astrologer Annabel Gat divulges how each sign likes to flirt, date, and fool around. This book candidly explores love and lust in today's sexually fluid world: From love philosophies to sexual inclinations, readers will enjoy dissecting and analyzing each passage.
With unique compatibility profiles matching every sign and a quiz to identify your star match—wrapped in an all-foil case with gilded page edges—this is a fun and comprehensive guide to finding true cosmic love.
Young, Gifted and Black BookRegular price $50.00
This book surveys the work of a new generation of Black artists, and also features the voices of a diverse group of curators who are on the cutting edge of contemporary art. As mission-driven collectors, Bernard I. Lumpkin and Carmine D. Boccuzzi have championed emerging artists of African descent through museum loans and institutional support. But there has never been an opportunity to consider their acclaimed collection as a whole until now.
Artists include: Mark Bradford, David Hammons, Glenn Ligon, Kerry James Marshall, Julie Mehretu, Adam Pendleton, Pope.L, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Henry Taylor, Mickalene Thomas, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Sadie Barnette, Kevin Beasley, Jordan Casteel, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Bethany Collins, Noah Davis, Cy Gavin, Allison Janae Hamilton, Tomashi Jackson, Samuel Levi Jones, Deana Lawson, Norman Lewis, Eric N. Mack, Arcmanoro Niles, Jennifer Packer, Christina Quarles, Jacolby Satterwhite, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Sable Elyse Smith, Chanel Thomas, Stacy Lynn Waddell, D’Angelo Lovell Williams, Brenna Youngblood, and more.
We Are HereRegular price $35.00
Profiles and portraits of 50 artists and art entrepreneurs challenging the status quo in the art world
Confidently curated by Jasmin Hernandez, the dynamic founder of Gallery Gurls, We Are Here presents the bold and nuanced work of Black and Brown visionaries transforming the art world. Centering BIPOC, with a particular focus on queer, trans, nonbinary, and BIWOC, this collection features fifty of the most influential voices in New York, Los Angeles, and beyond. Striking photography of art, creative spaces, materials, and the subjects themselves is paired with intimate interviews that engage with each artist and influencer, delving into their creative process and unpacking how each subject actively works to create a more radically inclusive world across the entire art ecosystem. A celebration of compelling intergenerational creatives making their mark, We Are Here shows a path for all who seek to see themselves in art and culture. #weareherebook
“Here in vibrant photographs and the words of the artists, curators, gallerists, and cultural instigators themselves are profiles of 50 of today's vital creative forces—or 51, counting Jasmin Hernandez herself. They are indeed here, and we can all be grateful for it.” Director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, Thelma Golden
Queer Words of Wisdom BookRegular price $9.00
The Rise by Marcus S.Regular price $38.00
Harlem's own Marcus Samuelsson has published a book, in our opinion, that dives into the multi-layer complexity of "Black Cooking or Soul Food" and gives overdue shine to top Black chefs and their social and culinary contributions.
In The Rise, chef, author, and television star Marcus Samuelsson gathers together an unforgettable feast of food, culture, and history to highlight the diverse deliciousness of Black cooking today. Driven by a desire to fight against bias, reclaim Black culinary traditions, and energize a new generation of cooks, Marcus shares his own journey alongside 150 recipes in honor of dozens of top chefs, writers, and activists—with stories exploring their creativity and influence.
Black cooking has always been more than “soul food,” with flavors tracing to the African continent, to the Caribbean, all over the United States, and beyond.
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