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.
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.”
Separate Cinema BookRegular price $75.00
This magnificent volume, Separate Cinema Book, is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest days of Hollywood to present day. Accompanied by insightful accompanying text, a foreword by black history authority and renowned academic Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and an afterword by acclaimed film director Spike Lee.
‘A brilliant overview of the last century of film poster art that ... every student of African-American history and culture should experience.’ - Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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.
Great Day in Harlem 1958Regular price $60.00
HARLEM 1958 marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most celebrated images in American history. Now commonly known as A Great Day in Harlem, the famous shot of 57 jazz musicians gathered outside a brownstone in New York is one of the most imitated images in popular culture, by one of the world’s greatest photographers.
This book is a visual history of an iconic image including, for the first time, virtually every single frame from the historic shoot. With original text by Art Kane, forewords by Quincy Jones, the legendary Benny Golson, who appears in the photo, and an introduction by Kane's son, musician, and photographer Jonathan Kane, the 168-page hardback volume is the story behind the shot.
UNSEEN - Unpublished Black HistoryRegular price $29.99
Hundreds of stunning images from black history have long been buried in The New York Times archives. None of them were published by The Times, until now.
This book UNSEEN uncovers these never-before published photographs and tells the stories behind them.
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.
Among Others: Blackness at MoMaRegular price $65.00
Posters For Change BookRegular price $25.00
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
The Rap Year BookRegular price $19.95
This Rap Year Book will have you enraptured! Take a close up look at some of the most influential artists in the rap genre. From coast to coast, this book examines the history and culture of the genre that has spread around the world. If you're a rap history enthusiast, this piece is a must-have. Get to know the roots of your favourite music—why's, how's, and who's of hip-hop culture.
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.
The Queerlogic Table BookRegular price $13.99
Both allies and card-carrying queers can learn a thing or two from this lovely hardback compendium of all things LGBTQ+. From stories of gay heroes to transgender game changers, this lovely book is a wild ride through the timeline of all the people and events who helped shaped the community into the wonderful scene it is today.
Fun fact: Henry VIII made sodomy punishable by death in 1533! Wait, that’s not fun. Let’s try again. The first recorded same-sex marriage took place in the Roman Empire in 27 BC. Nice! Shame history sort of went backwards after that but at least things are on the up now.
Learn who and what helped shape the LGBTQ+ community today
Featuring stories of queer pioneers, celebrities and unsung heroes
An essential timeline of queer rights, festivals and events
It’s not all just rainbows and Stonewall, y’know!
Queer Words of Wisdom BookRegular price $9.00
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.
Healing Yoga Deck CardsRegular price $16.95
This handy deck of cards provides detailed instructions for a variety of yoga poses that help alleviate and prevent pain and enhance overall wellbeing. Whether you’re a yoga novice interested in pain prevention and relief, or if yoga is a part of your everyday routine, these handy cards can help you take control of your health.
Each card has an illustration of a pose, step-by-step instructions, and options for more or less of a challenge—ensuring that people of different ages and physical abilities can safely use the deck and reap all the benefits. The tri-fold introduction card includes a table of contents, suggestions for using the deck, a brief explanation about the benefits of yoga, and suggested sequences.
• Shows how to perform 60 yoga poses, meditations, and recommended sequences to alleviate pain, prevent chronic conditions, and boost overall well-being
• Contains illustrations for more than 50 new poses
• Each illustrated card includes step-by-step instructions, a list of benefits, and an affirmation
Melba's American Comfort CookbookRegular price $28.00
Where do celebrities and foodies go for the most delicious fried chicken and eggnog waffles? To Melba’s, of course! Melba Wilson is a sweet, upbeat, occasionally sassy, always genuine ambassador for the cuisine known for years as soul food but that she prefers to call American comfort food. Melba cut her culinary teeth at the iconic Sylvia’s, the famed Windows on the World, and the hugely popular Rosa Mexicano. Now, as the pioneering owner of her own legendary Harlem restaurant, she proudly holds court in Melba’s always-packed dining room, dishing out lovingly prepared sweet potato pie, wine-braised short ribs, BBQ turkey meatloaf, deviled eggs, and a legion of mouth-watering American classics as well as unforgettable special twists on beloved comfort foods.
Now you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home to dig into her sumptuous signature recipes! With mouthwatering full-color photography and a beautiful design, Melba’s American Comfort features the secrets of her irresistible home cooking, passed down from her great-grandmother and other talented generations and given her own loving variations, plus a treasure trove of delightful stories from the heart of her bustling kitchen.
Sylvias Cook BookRegular price $30.00
And there are many, many other wonderful dishes, too. In this remarkable cookbook, Sylvia has gathered more than 125 soul food classics, including mouthwatering recipes for okra, collard greens, Southern-style pound cakes, hearty meat and seafood stews and casseroles, salads, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and more. These recipes are straight from the heart of the Woods community of family and friends. Now Sylvia gives them to you to share with your loved ones. Bring them into your home and experience a little bit of Hemingway's soul.