Shawshank time and then deported. Dempsey Hawkins.

After 38 years in a US prison, a British born man serving life is sent back to a country he barely knew. A cold and biting January wind was blowing through Washington DC as I sat in Dulles International Airport awaiting my flight to Britain. Earlier that morning I had been lying on my bed […]

Kurt Thometz, private librarian to NYC’s social set, picks 15 essential New York books

Kurt Thometz, private librarian to NYC’s social set, picks 15 essential New York books The curator of the Little Black Bookshop selects work by Marlon James, Patti Smith, and more Journalists Felix Zeltner and Christina Horsten are the brains behind NYC12x12, a project in which they move to one New York City neighborhood each month, […]

Homage to Tom the Cat & the Best to Do