THE CRAZY KILL by Chester Himes on L. W. Currey, Inc
New York: Avon Book Division, 1959 . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. Avon T-357. Mystery novel featuring Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones. First published in France as COUCHE DANSE LE PAIN. Mild edge rubbing, a nearly fine, unread copy. #128073
Avon Books T-434 - Chester Himes - All Shot Up
Chester Himes - All Shot Up Avon Books T-434, 1960 Cover Artist: George Ziel "Coffin Ed and Grave Digger beat a path through babes, bourbon and bullets on the trail of an ice-cold killer."
A Visit with Mitchell Hooks, Part 3
In 1988 Gary Lovisi of Gryphon Books visited Mitchell Hooks at his Manhattan home/studio. He then published the resulting interview in Paperback Parade #7. With Gary's permission I'm presenting that interview this week, broken into five daily instalments... ~ Leif Peng GL: I know that science fiction is a small amount of your output, but you've done some wonderful covers there; "The Lani People", "Dark Universe", "The Shores of Space", ... and Piers Anthony's "Var the Stick". GL: I was just…