24 August 2015

NYC #52: Anatole Broyard, Chelsea

'It was as if a great bomb, an explosion of consciousness, had gone off in American life, shattering everything.' This quotation is by Anatole Broyard from Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir, and refers to Broyard's impression of post-war America. The chalked signboard was outside 192 Books in Chelsea, which seems to specialize in translated books.

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